Amazon Kindle Fire HDXApple iPad Air
Top 50%619 points
Top 50%
Top 41%731 points
Top 41%
vs
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: 60 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
216
0

2. resolution

26.76% higher resolution.
1200 x 1920px
Panasonic UT-MB5: 3840 x 3840px
1536 x 2048px
166
0

3. RAM

1GB more RAM memory.
2GB
Microsoft Surface Pro 4: 16GB
1GB
145
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"
138
0

6. thickness

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

7. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
Apple iPad Air
56% have it
92
0

8. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
88% have it
86
0

9. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
33% have it
79
0

10. Supports widgets

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.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
84% have it
70
0

11. width

54.6mm narrower.
185.4mm
HP Slate 6 VoiceTab: 83.2mm
240mm
69
0

12. Is a multi-user system

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
47% have it
67
0

13. height

42.5mm shorter.
127mm
Panasonic Toughpad FZ-X1: 87mm
169.5mm
64
0

14. The browser has word wrap

The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
66% have it
58
0

15. has an IPS screen

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.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
Apple iPad Air
53% have it
55
0

16. volume

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

17. 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

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

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

19. Allows app installs on the device's external storage

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
65% have it
48
0

20. Is free and open source

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.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
66% have it
46
0

21. Has offline voice recognition

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
39% have it
45
0

22. 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

23. Supports Java

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
66% have it
43
0

24. 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

25. every pixel has three subpixels

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
Apple iPad Air
94% have it
41
0

26. has a compass

A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
Apple iPad Air
75% have it
38
0

27. 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

28. has a child lock

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
Apple iPad Air
57% have it
36
0

29. Has sharing intents

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
55% have it
35
0

30. Supports bookmarks sync across different devices

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
Apple iPad Air
80% have it
34
0

31. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
Apple iPad Air
80% have it
34
0

32. has a gyroscope

A gyroscope is a sensor that can be used to either measure or maintain the orientation of a device. Traditionally, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, eg. twisting or rotation.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
Apple iPad Air
67% have it
34
0

33. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
Apple iPad Air
95% have it
33
0

34. Supports slow motion video recording

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

35. You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
Apple iPad Air
68% have it
30
0

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