Kindle Fire HD 4G LTE VS Explorer

The HTC Explorer has better specifications than the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 4G LTE

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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 4G LTE VS HTC Explorer

 
Kindle Fire HD 4G LTE Explorer
 
The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 4G LTE and the HTC Explorer are proportionally scaled to give you an idea how they size up against each other. Bellow, we have compared specifications of the two devices to give our take on which device scores higher based on key features available.

Score

Thinner
2
The Kindle Fire HD 4G LTE is thinner at 8.8mm
0
The Explorer is thicker at 12.9mm
Smaller Size (CC)
0
The Kindle Fire HD 4G LTE has a greater cubic volume of 346368
2
The Explorer has a smaller cubic volume of 75854.064
Less Weight
0
The Kindle Fire HD 4G LTE heavier at 575 grams
2
The Explorer lighter at 108 grams
Screen Viewability
2
The Kindle Fire HD 4G LTE features a bigger 8.9" display
0
The Explorer features a smaller 3.2" display
Pixel Density
2
The Kindle Fire HD 4G LTE has a higher pixel density at 254 ppi
0
The Explorer has lower pixel density at 180 ppi
Newer
1
The Kindle Fire HD 4G LTE is newer and was released on 09/2012
0
The Explorer is older and was released on 10/2011
Standby Time
0
The Kindle Fire HD 4G LTE can last less around hours
1
The Explorer can last more around 550 hours
Talk Time
0
The Kindle Fire HD 4G LTE can last less around hours
2
The Explorer can last more around 7 hours
Camera
0
The Explorer has a 0mp camera
2
The Explorer has a 5mp camera
Total Points
7 9
Total Score
44% 56%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 4G LTE and the HTC Explorer to give a non-biased opinion on which phone stacks better, and based on our results the HTC Explorer has better specifications than the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 4G LTE. Note that the Kindle Fire HD 4G LTE has 32 GB, 62 GB internal storage compared to 512 MB internal storage found in the Explorer currently we are not scoring internal memory, processor number and speed and those should also be taken into consideration if you are interested in the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 4G LTE or the HTC Explorer

Availability

Announced on
September 2012 October 2011
Available
November 2012 November 2011

Battery

Capacity
- 1230 mAh
Standby Time
- 550 hours
Talk Time
- 7 hours
Type
Lithium Ion Lithium Ion

CPU

Core #
2 -
Speed
1.5GHz 600MHz
Type
TI OMAP 4470 Qualcomm MSM7227

Camera

Main
- 5mp (2592x1944)
Video
- YES

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
- 3.0 + HS
EDGE
YES Class 12
GPRS
YES Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
GPS
- YES
HSCSD
YES HSDPA 7.2 Mbps
USB
2.0 microUSB 2.0 microUSB
Wireless
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

Display

Colors
16.8 million 262.1 thousand
Resolution
1920x1200 pixels 320x480 pixels
Size
8.9 inches 3.2 inches
Type
IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen

General

2G Network
- GSM / EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G Network
- HSDPA 900, 2100
Alias
8.9 Pico
Form Factor
Tablet Slate
Price Range
$300-$500 $150-$300

Memory

Card Slot
- microSD, up to 32GB
Internal
32 GB, 62 GB 512 MB
Ram
- 384MB

Operating System

Type
Android Android
Version
4 2.3

Other Features

Misc Features
250mb per month, Dual-band,dual-antenna Wi-Fi Sense UI 3.5

Size and Weight

Depth
8.8 mm (0.34 inches) 12.9 mm (0.50 inches)
Height
240.0 mm (9.36 inches) 102.8 mm (4.01 inches)
Weight
575 grams (20.1 ounces) 108 grams (3.8 ounces)
Width
164.0 mm (6.40 inches) 57.2 mm (2.23 inches)