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Amazon Kindle Fire HDX vs Apple iPad Air

Top 17 Reasons for the

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX

Compared to Apple iPad Air

anonymous
154
Vastly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.2 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
3.38x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
108
Higher pixel density
Comment
323 ppi
vs
264 ppi
22.35% higher pixel density
anonymous
105
Plenty more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
73
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
62
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
60
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
43
Substantially narrower
Comment
127 mm
vs
240 mm
113 mm narrower
anonymous
36
Appreciably 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)
anonymous
331
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
324
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
234
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
194
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
191
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
173
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
170
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
77
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 14 Reasons for the

Apple iPad Air

Compared to Amazon Kindle Fire HDX

anonymous
117
Distinctly higher resolution
Comment
2048x1536 px
vs
1920x1200 px
36.53% higher resolution
anonymous
97
Lots 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
75
Thinner
Comment
7.5 mm
vs
8.9 mm
1.40 mm thinner
anonymous
40
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
Shorter
Comment
169.5 mm
vs
185.4 mm
15.90 mm shorter
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
35
Has touch autofocus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
anonymous
30
Has a built-in HDR mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
anonymous
26
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
anonymous
242
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
67
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
anonymous
24
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
anonymous
21
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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