Amazon Kindle Fire HDX vs Apple iPad Air

Top 18 Reasons for the

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX

Compared to Apple iPad Air

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Appreciably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.2 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
3.38x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
117
Higher pixel density
Comment
323 ppi
vs
264 ppi
22.35% higher pixel density
anonymous
114
Much more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
81
Can be charged via standard USB cable
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
anonymous
68
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
64
Has a HDMI output
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
anonymous
52
Notably narrower
Comment
185.4 mm
vs
240 mm
54.60 mm narrower
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41
Substantially shorter
Comment
127 mm
vs
169.5 mm
42.50 mm shorter
anonymous
37
Considerably less body volume
Comment
209.5 cm³
vs
305 cm³
45.58% less body volume
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
Yes
vs
No
Top 9 Reasons for Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
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362
The browser has word wrap
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
anonymous
342
Supports widgets
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
anonymous
277
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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230
Is free and open source
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.
anonymous
226
Has offline voice recognition
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
anonymous
215
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
206
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
88
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX is better than Apple iPad Air because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 13 Reasons for the

Apple iPad Air

Compared to Amazon Kindle Fire HDX

anonymous
129
Vastly higher resolution
Comment
2048x1536 px
vs
1920x1200 px
36.53% higher resolution
anonymous
102
Way bigger screen size
Comment
9.7 "
vs
7 "
38.57% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
81
Thinner
Comment
7.5 mm
vs
8.9 mm
1.40 mm thinner
anonymous
43
Supports 64-bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
anonymous
36
Has touch autofocus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
anonymous
35
Has a BSI sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
anonymous
34
Has a built-in HDR mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
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27
Has AirPlay
Comment
Yes
vs
No
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
anonymous
24
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
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A7 Chip
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A6 Chip
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for iOS 7.0
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258
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
81
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
anonymous
25
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
anonymous
25
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

Apple iPad Air is better than Amazon Kindle Fire HDX because...

Yes
vs
No

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