31points

Amazon Fire HD 8

36points

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"
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Amazon Fire HD 8 vs Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"

Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"

Why is Amazon Fire HD 8 better than Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"?

  • Has an external memory slot
    ?
  • 0.2mm thinner
    ?

    7.7mmvs7.9mm
  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
    ?
  • 29.5mm shorter
    ?

    128mmvs157.5mm
  • 17mm narrower
    ?

    214mmvs231mm
  • 26.62% less body volume
    ?

    210.92cm³vs287.42175cm³

Why is Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" better than Amazon Fire HD 8?

  • 4x higher resolution
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    1600 x 2560pxvs1280 x 800px
  • 46.67% faster CPU speed
    ?

    4 x 2.2GHzvs4 x 1.5GHz
  • 1GB more RAM memory
    ?

    2GBvs1GB
  • 1.79x higher pixel density
    ?

    339ppivs189ppi
  • 11.25% bigger screen size
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    8.9"vs8"
  • Has an HDMI output
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  • Supports widgets
    ?
  • Has offline voice recognition
    ?

Price comparison

Amazon Fire HD 8

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 8 tablet, 8" HD display,...All-new Fire HD 8 tablet, 8" HD display, 32 GB, designed for portable entertainment, Black
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$54.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet, 8...All-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet, 8" HD display, 32 GB, Blue Kid-Proof Case
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$79.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 8 Plus tablet, HD displa...All-new Fire HD 8 Plus tablet, HD display, 32 GB, our best 8" tablet for portable entertainment, Slate
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$74.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonFire HD 10 Tablet (10.1" 1080p full HD d...Fire HD 10 Tablet (10.1" 1080p full HD display, 32 GB) – Black – Without Ads
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$94.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonFire HD 10 Kids Edition Tablet – 10.1” 1...Fire HD 10 Kids Edition Tablet – 10.1” 1080p full HD display, 32 GB, Blue Kid-Proof Case
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$129.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet 2-...All-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet 2-pack, 8" HD display, 32 GB, Blue/Pink Kid-Proof Case
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$159.98
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet 2-...All-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet 2-pack, 8" HD display, 32 GB, Pink/Purple Kid-Proof Case
Amazon logo
$159.98
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet 2-...All-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet 2-pack, 8" HD display, 32 GB, Blue/Purple Kid-Proof Case
Amazon logo
$159.98
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonFire HD 8 Tablet (8" HD Display, 32 GB) ...Fire HD 8 Tablet (8" HD Display, 32 GB) - Black (Previous Generation - 8th)
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$109.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonFire 7 Kids Edition Tablet 2-Pack, 16 GB...Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet 2-Pack, 16 GB, Blue/Pink Kid-Proof Case
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$119.98

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"

Buy used:

$63.92

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" AmazonFire HD 10 Tablet (64 GB, Black, With Sp...Fire HD 10 Tablet (64 GB, Black, With Special Offers) + Amazon Standing Case (Charcoal Black) + 15W USB-C Charger
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$179.97

Design

1.thickness

7.7mm

7.9mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
2.height

128mm

157.5mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
3.width

214mm

231mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.volume

210.92cm³

287.42cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
5.has a physical QWERTY keyboard
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"
Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard.

Display

1.resolution

1280 x 800px

1600 x 2560px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
2.pixel density

189ppi

339ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
3.screen size

8"

8.9"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has an IPS screen
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.
5.has a touch screen
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Performance

1.CPU speed

4 x 1.5GHz

4 x 2.2GHz

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
2.RAM

1GB

2GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
3.has an external memory slot
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.

Cameras

1.has a front camera
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"
A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
2.Can create panoramas in-camera
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" (Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17))
It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
3.Has a radio
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

Battery

1.has a rechargeable battery
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.has an HDMI output
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
2.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
3.Supports widgets
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" (Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17))
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.
4.is a multi-user system
Amazon Fire HD 8 (Fire OS 4.0)
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" (Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17))
A multi-user operating system allows multiple users to access the device. Each user has a dedicated profile with apps and data available only to them.
5.The browser has word wrap
Amazon Fire HD 8 (Fire OS 4.0)
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" (Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17))
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
6.Is free and open source
Amazon Fire HD 8 (Fire OS 4.0)
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" (Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17))
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.

Price comparison

Amazon Fire HD 8

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 8 tablet, 8" HD display,...All-new Fire HD 8 tablet, 8" HD display, 32 GB, designed for portable entertainment, Black
Amazon logo
$54.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet, 8...All-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet, 8" HD display, 32 GB, Blue Kid-Proof Case
Amazon logo
$79.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 8 Plus tablet, HD displa...All-new Fire HD 8 Plus tablet, HD display, 32 GB, our best 8" tablet for portable entertainment, Slate
Amazon logo
$74.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonFire HD 10 Tablet (10.1" 1080p full HD d...Fire HD 10 Tablet (10.1" 1080p full HD display, 32 GB) – Black – Without Ads
Amazon logo
$94.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonFire HD 10 Kids Edition Tablet – 10.1” 1...Fire HD 10 Kids Edition Tablet – 10.1” 1080p full HD display, 32 GB, Blue Kid-Proof Case
Amazon logo
$129.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet 2-...All-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet 2-pack, 8" HD display, 32 GB, Blue/Pink Kid-Proof Case
Amazon logo
$159.98
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet 2-...All-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet 2-pack, 8" HD display, 32 GB, Pink/Purple Kid-Proof Case
Amazon logo
$159.98
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet 2-...All-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet 2-pack, 8" HD display, 32 GB, Blue/Purple Kid-Proof Case
Amazon logo
$159.98
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonFire HD 8 Tablet (8" HD Display, 32 GB) ...Fire HD 8 Tablet (8" HD Display, 32 GB) - Black (Previous Generation - 8th)
Amazon logo
$109.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonFire 7 Kids Edition Tablet 2-Pack, 16 GB...Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet 2-Pack, 16 GB, Blue/Pink Kid-Proof Case
Amazon logo
$119.98

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"

Buy used:

$63.92

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" AmazonFire HD 10 Tablet (64 GB, Black, With Sp...Fire HD 10 Tablet (64 GB, Black, With Special Offers) + Amazon Standing Case (Charcoal Black) + 15W USB-C Charger
Amazon logo
$179.97

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