Kindle Fire HD 8.9 VS Galaxy Nexus

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus has better specifications than the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9

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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 VS Samsung Galaxy Nexus

 
Kindle Fire HD 8.9 Galaxy Nexus
 
The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus 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 8.9 is thinner at 8.8mm
0
The Galaxy Nexus is thicker at 8.94mm
Smaller Size (CC)
0
The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 has a greater cubic volume of 346368
2
The Galaxy Nexus has a smaller cubic volume of 79426.536
Less Weight
0
The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 heavier at 567 grams
2
The Galaxy Nexus lighter at 135 grams
Screen Viewability
2
The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 features a bigger 8.9" display
0
The Galaxy Nexus features a smaller 4.65" display
Pixel Density
0
The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 has lower pixel density at 254 ppi
2
The Galaxy Nexus has a higher pixel density at 316 ppi
Newer
1
The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 is newer and was released on 09/2012
0
The Galaxy Nexus is older and was released on 10/2011
Standby Time
0
The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 can last around hours
0
The Galaxy Nexus can last around hours
Talk Time
1
The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 can last less around hours
1
The Galaxy Nexus can last less around hours
Camera
0
The Galaxy Nexus has a 0mp camera
2
The Galaxy Nexus has a 5mp camera
Total Points
6 9
Total Score
40% 60%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus to give a non-biased opinion on which phone stacks better, and based on our results the Samsung Galaxy Nexus has better specifications than the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9. Note that the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 has 16GB , 32GB internal storage compared to 16 / 32 GB internal storage found in the Galaxy Nexus 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 8.9 or the Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Availability

Announced on
September 2012 October 2011
Available
November 2012 November 2011

Battery

Capacity
- 1750 mAh
Type
Lithium Ion Lithium Ion

CPU

Core #
2 2
Speed
1.5GHz 1.2GHz
Type
TI OMAP 4470 TI OMAP 4460

Camera

Main
- 5mp (2592x1944)
Secondary
- YES
Video
- 1080p

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
- 3.0 (A2DP)
EDGE
- YES
GPRS
- YES
GPS
- YES
HSCSD
- HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
NFC
- YES
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 16.8 million
Resolution
1920x1200 pixels 1280x720 pixels
Size
8.9 inches 4.65 inches
Type
IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen

General

2G Network
- GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G Network
- HSDPA 850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100
4G Network
- LTE 700MHz (band 13)
Alias
- Google Galaxy Nexus, I9250, Prime
Form Factor
Tablet Slate
Price Range
$150-$300 $500+

Memory

Internal
16GB , 32GB 16 / 32 GB
Ram
- 1 GB

Operating System

Type
Android Android
Version
4 4

Other Features

Misc Features
MIMO, dual-band (2.4GHz, 5GHz) -

Size and Weight

Depth
8.8 mm (0.34 inches) 8.9 mm (0.35 inches)
Height
240.0 mm (9.36 inches) 133.6 mm (5.21 inches)
Weight
567 grams (19.8 ounces) 135 grams (4.7 ounces)
Width
164.0 mm (6.40 inches) 66.5 mm (2.59 inches)