Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch  vs Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 

Released March, 2016

Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch

  • 9.7"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • iOS 10
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8 Out of 10
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Released October, 2013

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9

  • 8.9"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Fire OS 3.0 Mojito
Front view of Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9
8.4 Out of 10
It’s not perfect, but its 8-megapixel camera dishes up some surprising results with its still shots.
by PhoneArena (Dec, 2014)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of iPad Pro 9.7-inch vs Fire HDX 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

TabletRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Winner
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 

TabletRocket recommends the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9  based on its battery life.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of iPad Pro 9.7-inch vs Kindle Fire HDX 8.9

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch

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Much higher resolution front camera 12 MP vs 2 MP 6x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
More storage capacity 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Bigger screen 9.7" vs 8.9" Around 10% bigger screen
Newer Mar, 2016 vs Oct, 2013 Release date over 2 years later
Thinner 6.1 mm vs 7.8 mm More than 20% thinner
Front view of Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9

Reasons to consider the
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9

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Much longer battery life 18 hour vs 10 hour 80% 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 higher resolution rear camera 8 MP vs 5 MP 60% higher resolution rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Significantly sharper screen 339 ppi vs 263 ppi Around 30% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Higher resolution 2560 x 1600 vs 2048 x 1536 More than 30% higher resolution

Reviews Word on the street

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

iPad Pro 9.7-inch  vs
Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 
Size 9.7" 8.9"
Technology Super IPS LCD2 HDX
Resolution 2048 x 1536 2560 x 1600
PPI 263 ppi 339 ppi

network

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

sensors

Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a light sensor Yes Yes

storage

iPad Pro 9.7-inch  vs
Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 
Internal storage 32 GB 16 GB
RAM capacity 2 GB 2 GB

photo & video

Webcam 12 MP 2 MP
Rear camera 5 MP 8 MP

processor

Cores Dual core Quad core
Clock speed 2.26 GHz 2.2 GHz

form factor

Weight 444 g 384 g
Size 167.6 x 238.8 x 6.1 mm 158 x 231 x 7.8 mm
Thickness 6.1 mm 7.8 mm
Battery life 10 hour 18 hour
Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch
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