Dell Venue 8  vs Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7 

Released October, 2013

Dell Venue 8

  • 8"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.2.2
Front view of Dell Venue 8
8 Out of 10
The Venue 8 features a 1,280x800-pixel resolution screen, which isn't particularly high or impressive compared with what's out there, but HD video still looked clear and sharp.
by c|net (Nov, 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
For instance, each display has a near identical sharpness, with the iPad Mini 3PPI crisper over its 7-inch rivals.
by TechRadar (May, 2014)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of 8 vs Fire HDX 7


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Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7 

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Venue 8 vs Kindle Fire HDX 7

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Dell Venue 8

Reasons to consider the
Dell Venue 8

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More processing power 6,412 vs 4,399 More than 45% better passmark score
Has a rear camera 5 MP vs None Most tablets have a rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Supported card formats microSD vs None Supports supported card formats
Bigger screen 8" vs 7" Around 15% bigger screen
Front view of Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7

Reasons to consider the
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7

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Much more storage capacity 64 GB vs 16 GB 4x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Significantly longer battery life 17 hour vs 10 hour 70% 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
Much sharper screen 323 ppi vs 188 ppi More than 70% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Significantly higher resolution 1920 x 1200 vs 1280 x 800 2.2x higher resolution
Faster processor 2.2 GHz vs 2 GHz More than 10% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Thinner 9 mm vs 9.8 mm Around 10% thinner

Reviews Word on the street

Venue 8  vs Kindle Fire HDX 7 

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

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Venue 8  vs
Kindle Fire HDX 7 
Size 8" 7"
Technology IPS LCD HDX
Resolution 1280 x 800 1920 x 1200
PPI 188 ppi 323 ppi


Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth
Supports 3G Yes Yes


Cores Dual core Quad core
Clock speed 2 GHz 2.2 GHz


Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a compass Yes Yes
Has an accelerometer Yes Yes
Has a gyroscope Yes Yes
Has a light sensor Yes Yes


Venue 8  vs
Kindle Fire HDX 7 
Internal storage 16 GB 64 GB
RAM capacity 2 GB 2 GB
Supported card formats
Maximum capacity 128 GB N/A

photo & video

Webcam 2 MP 2 MP
Rear camera 5 MP None


USB support Micro USB Micro USB
Hdmi support None None
Has a headphone jack Yes Yes
Has a microphone jack Yes Yes
Has a built-in microphone Yes Yes

form factor

Weight 292 g 311 g
Size 130 x 212 x 9.8 mm 128 x 186 x 9 mm
Thickness 9.8 mm 9 mm
Battery life 10 hour 17 hour
Dell Venue 8
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