Amazon Kindle Fire HDXApple iPad Air
Top 51%632 points
Top 51%
Top 59%727 points
Top 59%
Screen size
Number of tablets
lowmidhigh
Top 85%
318 tablets
9.13" - 10.5"
NaN% of all tabletsYes
No
screen size
resolution
RAM
total clock speed
7"
9.7"
Wacom Cintiq 22HD
21.5"
Best

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX vs Apple iPad Air: 20 facts in comparison

1. total clock speed

3.38x faster CPU clock speed.
4 x 2.2GHz
Linshof Performance Tablet: 8 x 3.3GHz
2 x 1.3GHz
215
0

2. resolution

26.76% higher resolution.
1200 x 1920px
Panasonic UT-MB5: 3840 x 3840px
1536 x 2048px
165
0

3. RAM

1GB more RAM memory.
2GB
Microsoft Surface Pro 4: 16GB
1GB
144
0

4. pixel density

22.35% higher pixel density.
323ppi
Dell Venue 8 7000 LTE: 359ppi
264ppi
140
0

5. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
7"
Wacom Cintiq 22HD: 21.5"
9.7"
137
0

6. thickness

1.4mm thinner.
8.9mm
Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro: 4.6mm
7.5mm
112
0

7. can be charged via standard USB cable

It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
Apple iPad Air
74% have it
97
0

8. width

54.6mm narrower.
185.4mm
HP Slate 6 VoiceTab: 83.2mm
240mm
68
0

9. height

42.5mm shorter.
127mm
Panasonic Toughpad FZ-X1: 87mm
169.5mm
62
0

10. volume

31.31% less body volume.
209.5cm³
Chromo Inc 7" (Android 4.1): 108.4cm³
305cm³
52
0

11. Supports 64-bit

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.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
Apple iPad Air
18% have it
50
0

12. Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
Apple iPad Air
36% have it
48
0

13. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
Apple iPad Air
22% have it
43
0

14. has touch autofocus

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
Apple iPad Air
28% have it
43
0

15. has a BSI sensor

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.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
Apple iPad Air
20% have it
37
0

16. Supports slow motion video recording

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
Apple iPad Air
14% have it
31
1

17. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
Apple iPad Air
18% have it
30
0

18. has AirPlay

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.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
Apple iPad Air
15% have it
27
0

19. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
Apple iPad Air
6% have it
24
0

20. Has turn by turn directions

The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
Apple iPad Air
39% have it
18
0
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