Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" LTEApple iPad Mini 2
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Top 44%684 points
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Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" LTE vs Apple iPad Mini 2: 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

2. resolution

30.21% higher resolution.
1600 x 2560px
Panasonic UT-MB5: 3840 x 3840px
1536 x 2048px

3. RAM

1GB more RAM memory.
2GB
Vaio Z Canvas 512GB: 16GB
1GB

4. pixel density

3.99% higher pixel density.
339ppi
Dell Venue 8 7000 LTE: 359ppi
326ppi

5. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
8.90"
Wacom Cintiq 22HD: 21.50"
7.90"

6. thickness

0.70mm thinner.
7.90mm
Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro: 4.60mm
7.20mm

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 8.9" LTE
58% have it

8. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" LTE
87% have it

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 8.9" LTE
34% have it

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 8.9" LTE(Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17))
87% have it

11. width

31mm narrower.
231mm
HP Slate 6 VoiceTab: 83.20mm
200mm

12. Is a multi-user system

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" LTE(Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17))
48% have it

13. height

22.80mm shorter.
157.50mm
Panasonic Toughpad FZ-X1: 87mm
134.70mm

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 8.9" LTE(Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17))
67% have it

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 8.9" LTE
Apple iPad Mini 2
51% have it

16. volume

42.33% less body volume.
287.50cm³
Chromo Inc 7" (Android 4.1): 108.40cm³
202cm³

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 8.9" LTE
Apple iPad Mini 2
19% have it

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

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" LTE
Apple iPad Mini 2(iOS 7.0)
32% have it

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

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" LTE(Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17))
66% have it

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 8.9" LTE(Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17))
67% have it

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 8.9" LTE(Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17))
38% have it

22. has touch autofocus

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" LTE
Apple iPad Mini 2
25% have it

23. Supports Java

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" LTE(Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17))
67% have it

24. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" LTE
Apple iPad Mini 2
19% have it

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 8.9" LTE
Apple iPad Mini 2
93% have it

26. has a compass

A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" LTE
Apple iPad Mini 2
73% have it

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 8.9" LTE
Apple iPad Mini 2
17% have it

28. 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 HDX 8.9" LTE
28% have it

29. has a child lock

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" LTE
Apple iPad Mini 2
55% have it

30. 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 8.9" LTE(Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17))
56% have it

31. Supports bookmarks sync across different devices

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" LTE(Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17))
Apple iPad Mini 2(iOS 7.0)
79% have it

32. 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 8.9" LTE(Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17))
Apple iPad Mini 2(iOS 7.0)
79% have it

33. 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 8.9" LTE
Apple iPad Mini 2
65% have it

34. 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 8.9" LTE
Apple iPad Mini 2
95% have it

35. Supports slow motion video recording

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" LTE
Apple iPad Mini 2(iOS 7.0)
11% have it

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