Amazon Kindle Fire vs Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

Top 24 Reasons for the

Amazon Kindle Fire

Compared to Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

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Bigger screen size
7 "
vs
6 "
16.67% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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37
Plays Adobe Flash
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
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31
Appreciably more internal storage
8 GB
vs
2 GB
6 GB more internal storage
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30
Has an IPS screen
Yes
vs
No
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
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27
Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Yes
vs
No
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
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25
Has a radio
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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24
Has an accelerometer
Yes
vs
No
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes from a vertical to a horizontal position.
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24
Has a cellular module
Yes
vs
No
Devices which use cellular technology can connect to mobile networks. Cellular networks have much wider signal coverage than WiFi.
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24
Has voice commands
Yes
vs
No
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
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23
Has a battery level indicator
Yes
vs
No
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
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23
Has music playback
Yes
vs
No
The device can play mp3 music files.
Android 2.3.3–2.3.7 Gingerbread (API level 10)
Yes
vs
No
Top 13 Reasons for Android 2.3.3–2.3.7 Gingerbread (API level 10)
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Supports widgets
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.
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52
Has NFC
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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31
Can be used as a WiFi hot spot
Yes
vs
No
With a large enough data plan, you could cancel your home internet and use the device as a hotspot.
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27
Has free navigation software
Yes
vs
No
Free navigation software with free map data and updates included, no need to buy an dedicated navigation device.
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27
Has free syncing OTA
Yes
vs
No
All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.
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25
Can be updated over-the-air
Yes
vs
No
It can be updated over the air (OTA) w/o connecting to a computer
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23
Copy and paste features in web browser
Yes
vs
No
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21
Supports video chat
Yes
vs
No
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20
Helps tracking the current position of a mobile device
Yes
vs
No
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14
Different virtual keyboards can be installed
Yes
vs
No
Android allows to easily change the software keyboards and the Play Store offers keyboards from many vendors.
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11
Has turn by turn directions
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
Aiden Richardson
11
Sharing menu
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
Johann Hofmann
7
Is open source software
Yes
vs
No
Open Source Software makes the world a better place.
Vivia Marcela Mina Leon
-9
Motorola g
Yes
vs
No
Nokia lumia 720

Amazon Kindle Fire is better than Amazon Kindle Paperwhite because...

Yes
vs
No

Top Nine Reasons for the

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

Compared to Amazon Kindle Fire

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29
Has a white e-paper display
Yes
vs
No
This e-paper display is much brighter and whiter than normal e-paper displays - it provides a better reading experience due to higher contrast.
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28
A lot shorter
169 mm
vs
190 mm
21 mm shorter
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28
Noticeably lighter
213 g
vs
413 g
200 g lighter
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27
Has an e-paper display
Yes
vs
No
An e-paper display provides a high contrast allowing users to read in direct sunlight without requiring much power.
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27
Higher pixel density
212 ppi
vs
170 ppi
24.71% higher pixel density
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27
Way thinner
9 mm
vs
11.4 mm
2.40 mm thinner
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26
Is self-lit
Yes
vs
No
Self-lit devices have a back or front light incorporated, so they can be used in poor light conditions or in the dark.
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25
Has dictionary
Yes
vs
No
The device has a dictionary that can be accessed offline.
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25
Sizably higher resolution
1024x758 px
vs
1024x600 px
26.33% higher resolution

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite is better than Amazon Kindle Fire because...

Yes
vs
No

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