Phone Comparison - LG Optimus L9 vs Amazon Kindle Fire

LG Optimus L9
lg optimus l9
Amazon Kindle Fire
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general General Info

Manufacturer LG Amazon
Announced August 2012 September 2011
Status Available - November 2012 Available - November 2011
Colors White Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 131.9 x 68.2 x 9.1 mm
(5.19 x 2.69 x 0.36 in)
190 x 120 x 11.4 mm
(7.48 x 4.72 x 0.45 in)
Weight 125 g (4.41 oz) 413 g (14.57 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 N/A
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 N/A
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v2.3 (customized)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, TI OMAP 4430 [Similar] Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, TI OMAP 4430 [Similar]
GPU PowerVR SGX540 [Similar] PowerVR SGX540 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 512 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 4 GB 8 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches [Similar] 7.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (234 ppi) [Similar] 1024 x 600 pixels (170 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 67.90% 60.16%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes no

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels [Similar] N/A [Similar]
Flash LED flash N/A
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging N/A
Video Yes N/A
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] N/A [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps No
Edge Class 12 No
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps No
Bluetooth Yes, with A2DP No
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support No
Browser HTML5 HTML (Amazon Silk)

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB, 1 GB RAM 8GB storage, 512 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB No

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor not present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2150 mAh 4400 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -