Nokia Lumia 2520  vs Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 

Released November, 2013

Nokia Lumia 2520

  • 10.1"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Windows 8.1 RT
Front view of Nokia Lumia 2520
Seeing that it’s sporting a spacious sized screen, it’s no surprise that we gravitate towards using the landscape on-screen keyboard the most – mainly because it’s comfy size.
by PhoneArena (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
Indeed, it’s super lightweight at 13.55 oz (384 gr), making it feel like we’re not holding anything at all in our hands.
by PhoneArena (Jan, 2014)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Nokia Lumia 2520

Reasons to consider the
Nokia Lumia 2520

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Supported card formats microSD vs None Supports supported card formats
More storage capacity 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Bigger screen 10.1" vs 8.9" Around 15% bigger screen
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
Lighter 384 g vs 615 g Around 40% lighter
Much higher resolution 2560 x 1600 vs 1920 x 1080 Around 2x higher resolution
Much sharper screen 339 ppi vs 218 ppi More than 55% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Higher resolution rear camera 8 MP vs 6.7 MP Around 20% higher resolution rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Thinner 7.8 mm vs 8.9 mm More than 10% thinner
Smaller 158 x 231 x 7.8 mm vs 267 x 168 x 8.9 mm Around 30% smaller

Features Key features of the Lumia 2520  vs Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 

screen resolution

Lumia 2520
1920 x 1080
Kindle Fire HDX 8.9
2560 x 1600

memory

camera resolution

CPU Cores

Lumia 2520
Quad core

CPU Frequency

Reviews Word on the street

Lumia 2520  vs Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 

7.0
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

8.0
8.0
Specifically, it flaunts a 10.1-inch 1920 x 1080 IPS LCD display, which equates to having a pixel density count of 218 ppi.
Lumia 2520

7.0
8.0
The top bar has quick shortcuts to games, apps, music, videos, shopping, photos and more.
Kindle Fire HDX 8.9

Overall

7.6 Out of 10
8.2 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

Lumia 2520  vs
Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 
Size 10.1" 8.9"
Technology IPS LCD HDX
Resolution 1920 x 1080 2560 x 1600
PPI 218 ppi 339 ppi

network

Wi-Fi
802.11n
802.11a
802.11g
802.11b
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth
Supports 3G Yes Yes

processor

Cores Quad core Quad core
Clock speed 2.2 GHz 2.2 GHz

sensors

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

storage

Lumia 2520  vs
Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 
Internal storage 32 GB 16 GB
RAM capacity 2 GB 2 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
Maximum capacity 128 GB N/A

photo & video

Webcam 2 MP 2 MP
Rear camera 6.7 MP 8 MP

ports

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

form factor

Weight 615 g 384 g
Size 267 x 168 x 8.9 mm 158 x 231 x 7.8 mm
Thickness 8.9 mm 7.8 mm
Battery life 10 hour 18 hour
Nokia Lumia 2520
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