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Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB vs Google Nexus 7

Top Seven Reasons for the

Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB

Compared to Google Nexus 7

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Noticeably higher resolution
1920x1200 px
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1280x800 px
2.25x higher resolution
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Higher pixel density
254 ppi
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216 ppi
17.59% higher pixel density
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Way bigger screen size
8.9 "
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7 "
27.14% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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Thinner
8.9 mm
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10.45 mm
1.55 mm thinner
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Has a HDMI output
Yes
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No
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
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Has a child lock
Yes
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No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
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Check out books from library
Yes
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No

Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB is better than Google Nexus 7 because...

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Top 22 Reasons for the

Google Nexus 7

Compared to Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB

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Noticeably faster CPU clock speed
4 x 1.2 GHz
vs
2 x 1.5 GHz
1.60x faster CPU clock speed
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Significantly lighter
340 g
vs
575 g
235 g lighter
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Has branded damage resistant glass
Yes
vs
No
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
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Explicitly narrower
120 mm
vs
164 mm
44 mm narrower
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Sizably more microphone(s)
2
vs
1
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
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Has NFC
Yes
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No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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A lot less body volume
250.1 cm³
vs
346.72 cm³
38.63% less body volume
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Notably shorter
198.5 mm
vs
240 mm
41.50 mm shorter
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Slightly better build quality
Yes
vs
No
Easier to hold due to rubber back and is better quality
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
Yes
vs
No
Top 13 Reasons for Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
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Plays Adobe Flash
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
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The browser has word wrap
Yes
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No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
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Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
Yes
vs
No
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Is a multi-user system
Yes
vs
No
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Has offline voice recognition
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
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You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Yes
vs
No
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Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Yes
vs
No
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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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You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Yes
vs
No
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Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes
vs
No
It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
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Helps tracking the current position of a mobile device
Yes
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No
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Supports video chat
Yes
vs
No

Google Nexus 7 is better than Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB because...

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