HP Slate 7 Extreme  vs Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 

Released November, 2013

HP Slate 7 Extreme

  • 7"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.2.2
Front view of HP Slate 7 Extreme
7.7 Out of 10
As for viewing angles, HP used an IPS (In-Plane Switching)-derived technology called Fringe Field Switching (HFFS), which provides wide viewing angles as well as a high screen brightness.
by c|net (May, 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
8.8 Out of 10
Battery life has been improved incrementally with this year’s model, easily outlasting its predecessor.
by PhoneArena (Dec, 2014)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of Slate 7 Extreme vs Fire HDX 8.9

Performance

Processing power and speed

Passmark and BrowserMark

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 techradar.com, androidpolice.com and reviews.cnet.com

No winner declared

Too close to call

Benchmarks Real world tests of Slate 7 Extreme vs Kindle Fire HDX 8.9

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of HP Slate 7 Extreme

Reasons to consider the
HP Slate 7 Extreme

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Faster web browser 3,350 vs 3,192 Around 5% better BrowserMark score
Supported card formats SD, SDHC vs None Supports supported card formats
Front view of Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9

Reasons to consider the
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9

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More processing power 4,854 vs 3,558 More than 35% better passmark score
Much longer battery life 18 hour vs 8 hour 2.2x longer battery life; surf the web longer without having to plug in
Has a light sensor Yes vs No Somewhat common; Automatically adjust screen brightness for environmental factors
Much higher resolution 2560 x 1600 vs 1280 x 800 4x higher resolution
Bigger screen 8.9" vs 7" More than 25% bigger screen
Much sharper screen 339 ppi vs 215 ppi Around 60% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Supports 3G Yes vs No Somewhat common; be online anywhere that has cell coverage
Significantly higher resolution rear camera 8 MP vs 5 MP 60% higher resolution rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Thinner 7.8 mm vs 9.4 mm More than 15% thinner
Higher resolution front camera 2 MP vs 0.3 MP Around 6.8x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people

Reviews Word on the street

Slate 7 Extreme  vs Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 

6.0
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

Slate 7 Extreme  vs
Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 
Size 7" 8.9"
Technology Super IPS LCD2 HDX
Resolution 1280 x 800 2560 x 1600
PPI 215 ppi 339 ppi

network

Wi-Fi
802.11n
802.11g
802.11a
802.11b
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth
Supports 3G No Yes

processor

Cores Quad core Quad core

form factor

Weight 320 g 384 g
Size 120 x 200 x 9.4 mm 158 x 231 x 7.8 mm
Thickness 9.4 mm 7.8 mm
Battery life 8 hour 18 hour

storage

Slate 7 Extreme  vs
Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 
Internal storage 16 GB 16 GB
RAM capacity 1 GB 2 GB
Supported card formats
SDHC
SD
Maximum capacity 32 GB N/A

photo & video

Webcam 0.3 MP 2 MP
Rear camera 5 MP 8 MP

sensors

Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a light sensor No Yes
HP Slate 7 Extreme
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