Polaroid PL7TABAND  vs Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 

New: Polaroid PL7TABAND vs Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (Oct, 2013)
Released March, 2012

Polaroid

  • 7"
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.0
Front view of Polaroid PL7TABAND
VS
Released November, 2012

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9

  • 8.9"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.0
Front view of Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9
In terms of hardware, the display is fairly sharp and ideally suited to movie watching, the stereo speakers are suitably punchy, and that dual-core CPU drives apps, games and HD video along very well.
by TechRadar (Mar, 2014)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Polaroid PL7TABAND

Reasons to consider the
Polaroid

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Supports Adobe Flash Yes (Android 4.0) vs No Somewhat common; Many games and videos on the Internet require Adobe Flash
Back view of Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9

Reasons to consider the
Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9

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Has an accelerometer Yes vs No Somewhat common; Detects movement for interactive apps
More cores Dual core vs Single core Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Bigger screen 8.9" vs 7" More than 25% bigger screen
Supports 3G Yes vs No Somewhat common; be online anywhere that has cell coverage
Significantly faster processor 1.5 GHz vs 1 GHz 50% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
More RAM 1 GB vs 0.5 GB 2x more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Newer Nov, 2012 vs Mar, 2012 Release date 7 months later

Features Key features of the PL7TABAND  vs Kindle Fire HD 8.9 

CPU Cores

Polaroid PL7TABAND
Single core
Kindle Fire HD 8.9
Dual core

CPU Frequency

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

PL7TABAND  vs
Kindle Fire HD 8.9 
Size 7" 8.9"

network

Wi-Fi
802.11n
802.11a
802.11g
802.11b
802.11
Supports 3G No Yes

processor

Cores Single core Dual core
Clock speed 1 GHz 1.5 GHz

sensors

Has an accelerometer No Yes

storage

PL7TABAND  vs
Kindle Fire HD 8.9 
RAM capacity 0.5 GB 1 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support Yes No

ports

Has a headphone jack Yes Yes
Has a microphone jack No No
Polaroid
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