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Amazon Kindle Fire vs Amazon Kindle Paperwhite: 47 facts in comparison

1. resolution

20.84% higher resolution.
758 x 1024px

2. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

3. pixel density

19.81% higher pixel density.

4. has an external memory slot

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
Amazon Kindle Fire
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
70% have it

5. thickness

2.4mm thinner.

6. weight

200g lighter.

7. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Amazon Kindle Fire
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
85% have it

8. plays Adobe Flash

Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
Amazon Kindle Fire
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
54% have it

9. 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(Android 2.3.3–2.3.7 Gingerbread (API level 10))
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
87% have it

10. height

49mm shorter.

11. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Amazon Kindle Fire
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
22% have it

12. has branded damage resistant glass

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
Amazon Kindle Fire
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
17% have it

13. internal storage

6GB more internal storage.

14. 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
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
52% have it

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

Amazon Kindle Fire(Android 2.3.3–2.3.7 Gingerbread (API level 10))
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
64% have it

16. 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(Android 2.3.3–2.3.7 Gingerbread (API level 10))
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
65% have it

17. Supports Java

Amazon Kindle Fire(Android 2.3.3–2.3.7 Gingerbread (API level 10))
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
65% have it

18. 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
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
92% have it

19. has a cellular module

Devices which use cellular technology can connect to mobile networks. Cellular networks have much wider signal coverage than WiFi.
Amazon Kindle Fire
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
29% have it

20. 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
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
94% have it

21. You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen

Amazon Kindle Fire(Android 2.3.3–2.3.7 Gingerbread (API level 10))
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
95% have it

22. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
Amazon Kindle Fire
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
96% have it

23. has free navigation software

Free navigation software with free map data and updates included, no need to buy an dedicated navigation device.
Amazon Kindle Fire(Android 2.3.3–2.3.7 Gingerbread (API level 10))
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
94% have it

24. has a QWERTY keyboard

Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard.
Amazon Kindle Fire
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
4% have it

25. has a search browser

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.
Amazon Kindle Fire(Android 2.3.3–2.3.7 Gingerbread (API level 10))
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
95% have it

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