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Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB
Google Nexus 7
Top 71%730 points
Top 71%
Top 36%1,629 points
Top 36%
Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB
Google Nexus 7
Top specs and features

Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB vs Google Nexus 7: 66 facts in comparison

1. total clock speed

2x faster CPU clock speed.
2 x 1.5GHz
Huawei MediaPad M5 10.8" 32GB: 8 x 2.36GHz
4 x 1.5GHz

2. resolution

0% higher resolution.
1200 x 1920px
Panasonic UT-MB5: 2560 x 3840px
1200 x 1920px

3. RAM

1GB more RAM memory.
1GB
Microsoft Surface Pro (2017) Intel Core i7 / 512GB SSD / 16GB RAM: 16GB
2GB

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
8.9"
Wacom Cintiq 22HD: 21.5"
7"

5. pixel density

27.17% higher pixel density.
254ppi
Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4" 32GB: 359ppi
323ppi

6. thickness

0.25mm thinner.
8.9mm
Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro: 4.6mm
8.65mm

7. weight

285g lighter.
575g
Acer Iconia W510-1674: 0.51g
290g

8. 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
Google Nexus 7
57% have it

9. 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
Google Nexus 7
82% have it

10. megapixels

3.85x more megapixels (main camera).
1.3MP
Toshiba Encore 2 10: 15MP
5MP

11. 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
Google Nexus 7
31% have it

12. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB
Google Nexus 7
14% have it

13. 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))
Google Nexus 7(Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19))
87% have it

14. width

40mm narrower.
240mm
HP Slate 6 VoiceTab: 83.2mm
200mm

15. Is a multi-user system

Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB
Google Nexus 7(Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19))
49% have it

16. height

50mm shorter.
164mm
Panasonic Toughpad FZ-X1: 87mm
114mm

17. internal storage

0MB more internal storage.
32GB
Microsoft Surface Pro (2017) Intel Core i7 / 1TB SSD / 16GB RAM: 1000GB
32GB

18. has branded damage resistant glass

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB
Google Nexus 7
17% have it

19. 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
Google Nexus 7(Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19))
67% have it

20. 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
Google Nexus 7
55% have it

21. volume

43.18% less body volume.
350.3cm³
ZTE Grand X View 2: 252.63cm³
197.22cm³

22. Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB
Google Nexus 7
22% have it

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

Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB
Google Nexus 7(Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19))
65% have it

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

Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 32GB
Google Nexus 7(Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19))
37% have it

25. 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))
Google Nexus 7(Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19))
66% have it

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