Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GBAmazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"
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Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB
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Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB vs Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9": 53 facts in comparison

1. total clock speed

65.91% faster CPU clock speed.
2 x 1.5GHz
Linshof Performance Tablet: 8 x 2.1GHz
4 x 2.2GHz

2. resolution

43.75% higher resolution.
1200 x 1920px
Panasonic UT-MB5: 2560 x 3840px
1600 x 2560px

3. RAM

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

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
8.9"
Wacom Cintiq 22HD: 21.5"
8.9"

5. pixel density

25.07% higher pixel density.
254ppi
Dell Venue 8 7000 LTE: 359ppi
339ppi

6. thickness

1mm thinner.
8.9mm
Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro: 4.6mm
7.9mm

7. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"
58% have it

8. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"
85% 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.
Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"
33% have it

10. plays Adobe Flash

Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"(Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17))
54% have it

11. 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.
Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB(Android 2.0.1 Eclair (API level 6))
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"(Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17))
87% have it

12. width

9mm narrower.
240mm
HP Slate 6 VoiceTab: 83.2mm
231mm

13. Is a multi-user system

Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"(Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17))
47% have it

14. height

6.5mm shorter.
164mm
Panasonic Toughpad FZ-X1: 87mm
157.5mm

15. The browser has word wrap

The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"(Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17))
66% have it

16. 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.
Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"
52% have it

17. volume

20.6% less body volume.
350.3cm³
ZTE Grand X View 2: cm³
287.42cm³

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

Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"(Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17))
64% have it

19. 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.
Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB(Android 2.0.1 Eclair (API level 6))
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"(Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17))
65% have it

20. 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.
Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"(Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17))
38% have it

21. Supports Java

Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB(Android 2.0.1 Eclair (API level 6))
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"(Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17))
65% have it

22. 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.
Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"
92% have it

23. has a compass

A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"
73% have it

24. has a child lock

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"
57% have it

25. has a gyroscope

A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.
Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"
65% have it

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