Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7  vs HD 8.9 

New: Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7 vs 8.9 (Oct, 2013)
Released October, 2013

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7

  • 7"
  • 64 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Fire OS 3.0 Mojito
Front view of Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7
8.2 Out of 10
It weighs just 10.7 ounces, so it's light enough to carry day to day without adding much weight to your bag.
by TechRadar (May, 2014)
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Released November, 2012

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9

  • 8.9"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.0
Front view of Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9
7.3 Out of 10
One area in which Amazon would hope to gain a big advantage with the Amazon Kindle Fire HD range over its rivals is with their displays.
by TechRadar (Mar, 2014)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of Fire HDX 7 vs Fire HD 8.9

Performance

Processing power and speed

Passmark

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Battery life

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Reviews from phonearena.com, techradar.com and reviews.cnet.com

TabletRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

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Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7 

TabletRocket recommends the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7  based on its performance, battery life and reviews.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Kindle Fire HDX 7 vs HD 8.9

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7

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Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7

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More processing power 4,401 vs 2,384 Around 85% better passmark score
Much longer battery life 17 hour vs 9 hour Around 90% longer battery life; surf the web longer without having to plug in
More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Significantly more storage capacity 64 GB vs 32 GB 2x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Lighter 311 g vs 567 g More than 45% lighter
Has a microphone jack Yes vs No Somewhat common; Can use an external microphone for superior audio quality
Significantly faster processor 2.2 GHz vs 1.5 GHz More than 45% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Significantly sharper screen 323 ppi vs 254 ppi More than 25% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Newer Oct, 2013 vs Nov, 2012 Release date 11 months later
Smaller 128 x 186 x 9 mm vs 240 x 164 x 8.8 mm Around 40% smaller
Back view of Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9

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Has a rear camera 1.3 MP vs None Most tablets have a rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Bigger screen 8.9" vs 7" More than 25% bigger screen

Reviews Word on the street

Kindle Fire HDX 7  vs HD 8.9 

8.3
8.1
Calendar includes a number of sensible improvements that for the most part makes the interface a more efficient and gratifying experience.
Kindle Fire HDX 7

8.0
8.0
With a 2.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM, this tablet is built for speed, and it shows.
Kindle Fire HDX 7

Overall

7.9 Out of 10
7.7 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

Kindle Fire HDX 7  vs
HD 8.9 
Size 7" 8.9"
Technology HDX IPS LCD
Resolution 1920 x 1200 1920 x 1200
PPI 323 ppi 254 ppi

network

Wi-Fi
802.11n
802.11a
802.11g
802.11b
802.11
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth
Supports 3G Yes Yes

ports

USB support Micro USB 1 USB 2.0
Hdmi support None 1 HDMI
Has a headphone jack Yes Yes
Has a microphone jack Yes No

form factor

Weight 311 g 567 g
Size 128 x 186 x 9 mm 240 x 164 x 8.8 mm
Thickness 9 mm 8.8 mm
Battery life 17 hour 9 hour

storage

Kindle Fire HDX 7  vs
HD 8.9 
Internal storage 64 GB 32 GB
RAM capacity 2 GB 1 GB

photo & video

Rear camera None 1.3 MP

processor

Cores Quad core Dual core
Clock speed 2.2 GHz 1.5 GHz

sensors

Has an accelerometer Yes Yes
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