Apple iPad Mini 2 vs Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" LTE

Top 14 Reasons for the

Apple iPad Mini 2

Compared to Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" LTE

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81
A tad thinner
Comment
7.2 mm
vs
7.9 mm
0.70 mm thinner
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53
Considerably narrower
Comment
200 mm
vs
231 mm
31 mm narrower
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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.
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42
Reasonably shorter
Comment
134.7 mm
vs
157.5 mm
22.80 mm shorter
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38
Reasonably less body volume
Comment
202 cm³
vs
287.5 cm³
42.33% less body volume
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36
Has touch autofocus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
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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.
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24
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for iOS 7.0
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259
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
82
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
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25
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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24
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

Apple iPad Mini 2 is better than Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" LTE because...

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Top 19 Reasons for the

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" LTE

Compared to Apple iPad Mini 2

anonymous
172
Explicitly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.2 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
3.38x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
129
Appreciably higher resolution
Comment
2560x1600 px
vs
2048x1536 px
30.21% higher resolution
anonymous
117
A little higher pixel density
Comment
339 ppi
vs
326 ppi
3.99% higher pixel density
anonymous
114
Amply more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
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102
Bigger screen size
Comment
8.9 "
vs
7.9 "
12.66% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
82
Has stereo speakers
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
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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
65
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
30
Has a cellular module
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Devices which use cellular technology can connect to mobile networks. Cellular networks have much wider signal coverage than WiFi.
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
279
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
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
227
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
217
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 8.9" LTE is better than Apple iPad Mini 2 because...

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No

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