Phone Comparison - LG Spectrum vs Amazon Kindle Fire

LG Spectrum
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Amazon Kindle Fire
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general General Info

Manufacturer LG Amazon
Announced January 2012 September 2011
Status Available - January 2012 Available - November 2011
Colors Black Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 135.4 x 68.8 x 10.4 mm
(5.33 x 2.71 x 0.41 in)
190 x 120 x 11.4 mm
(7.48 x 4.72 x 0.45 in)
Weight 141.5 g ( oz) 413 g (14.57 oz)
2G Network CDMA 800 / 1900 N/A
3G Network CDMA2000 1xEV-DO N/A
4G Network LTE 700 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread) Android OS, v2.3 (customized)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8660 Snapdragon [Similar] Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, TI OMAP 4430 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 220 [Similar] PowerVR SGX540 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 512 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 4 GB storage 8 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 16GB included No

display Display

Type HD-IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.5 inches [Similar] 7.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (326 ppi) [Similar] 1024 x 600 pixels (170 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.06% 60.16%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] N/A [Similar]
Flash LED flash N/A
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization N/A
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light N/A
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] N/A [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

Edge No No
3G Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, LTE No
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP, EDR No
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support No
Browser WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, Adobe Flash HTML (Amazon Silk)

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8GB storage, 512 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 16GB included 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 1830 mAh 4400 mAh
Stand by Up to 348 h -
Talk Time Up to 8 h 20 min -