Dell Venue 8 pro  vs Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 

Announced September, 2013

Dell Venue 8 pro

  • 8"
  • 3G
  • Windows 8.1 (Any)
Front view of Dell Venue 8 pro
The built-in speakers are good enough for Netflix, and louder than I expected, but predictably thin.
by c|net (Nov, 2013)
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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
It’s undeniably crisp, giving plenty attention to even the smallest of details – with no visible pixels to the eye.
by PhoneArena (Jan, 2014)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Dell Venue 8 pro

Reasons to consider the
Dell Venue 8 pro

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Supported card formats microSD vs None Supports supported card formats
Smaller Unknown x Unknown x 8.9 mm vs 158 x 231 x 7.8 mm 100% smaller
Front view of Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9

Reasons to consider the
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9

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Much higher resolution 2560 x 1600 vs 1280 x 800 4x higher resolution
Much sharper screen 339 ppi vs 188 ppi More than 80% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Bigger screen 8.9" vs 8" More than 10% bigger screen
Thinner 7.8 mm vs 8.9 mm More than 10% thinner

Features Key features of the Venue 8 pro  vs Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 

screen resolution

Venue 8 pro
1280 x 800
Kindle Fire HDX 8.9
2560 x 1600
In addition, details are lost due to the bump in contrast.
Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 | by PhoneArena (Jan, 2014)

CPU Cores

Venue 8 pro
Quad core
Armed with a quad-core 2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 SoC, featuring the Adreno 330 GPU and coupled with 2GB of RAM, it’s no slouch when it comes to executing even the most demanding operations.
Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 | by PhoneArena (Jan, 2014)

Reviews Word on the street

Venue 8 pro  vs Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 

7.9
8.7
Calendar includes a number of sensible improvements that for the most part make the interface a more efficient and gratifying experience.
Kindle Fire HDX 8.9

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

Venue 8 pro  vs
Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 
Size 8" 8.9"
Technology IPS LCD HDX
Resolution 1280 x 800 2560 x 1600
PPI 188 ppi 339 ppi

network

Supports 3G Yes Yes

ports

USB support 1 Micro USB Micro USB

storage

Venue 8 pro  vs
Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 
Supported card formats
microSD
Maximum capacity 128 GB N/A

processor

Cores Quad core Quad core

form factor

Weight 400 g 384 g
Size Unknown x Unknown x 8.9 mm 158 x 231 x 7.8 mm
Thickness 8.9 mm 7.8 mm
Dell Venue 8 pro
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