Amazon Kindle FireAmazon Kindle Paperwhite
Top 37%454 points
Top 37%
Top 73%33 points
Top 73%
Screen size
Number of tablets
lowmidhigh
Top 95%
161 tablets
6.38" - 7.75"
NaN% of all tabletsYes
No
screen size
pixel density
internal storage
7"
6"
Wacom Cintiq 22HD
21.5"
Best

Amazon Kindle Fire vs Amazon Kindle Paperwhite: 12 facts in comparison

1. resolution

20.84% higher resolution.
600 x 1024px
Kobo Aura HD: 1200 x 1440px
758 x 1024px
165
0

2. pixel density

19.81% higher pixel density.
170ppi
Amazon Kindle Oasis WiFi + 3G: 300ppi
212ppi
140
0

3. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
7"
Irex technologies Digital Reader 1000SW: 10.2"
6"
137
0

4. thickness

2.4mm thinner.
11.4mm
Aluratek LIBRE PRO eBook Reader: 0.95mm
9mm
112
0

5. weight

200g lighter.
413g
Asus Eee Reader DR900: 47.3g
213g
103
0

6. plays Adobe Flash

Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
Amazon Kindle Fire
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
50% have it
71
0

7. height

49mm shorter.
120mm
Elonex eInk 621EB eBook: 117mm
169mm
62
1

8. internal storage

6GB more internal storage.
8GB
Sony PRS 600: 512GB
2GB
58
0

9. has dictionary

The device has a dictionary that can be accessed offline.
Amazon Kindle Fire
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
6% have it
26
0

10. Has an e-paper display

An e-paper display provides a high contrast allowing users to read in direct sunlight without requiring much power.
Amazon Kindle Fire
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
0% have it
25
0

11. Has a white e-paper display

This e-paper display is much brighter and whiter than normal e-paper displays - it provides a better reading experience due to higher contrast.
Amazon Kindle Fire
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
15% have it
25
0

12. is self-lit

Self-lit devices have a back or front light incorporated, so they can be used in poor light conditions or in the dark.
Amazon Kindle Fire
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
0% have it
25
0
Add to comparison