Amazon Kindle Fire HD (8.9-inch)

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In September, inside an airplane hangar in Los Angeles, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos made a series of bold statements about the company's two brand-new Kindle Fire HD tablets. The Kindle Fire HD 7, he said, was the best tablet at a certain price. But with the larger Kindle Fire HD 8.9, "we made the best tablet at any price," Bezos said, in a not-so-subtle jab at the iPad. When we reviewed the smaller of the two Kindle Fire HD siblings, we found it to be a mixed bag. As a platform, a service, an...

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Basic Specs

Thickness .35 inches
Weight 1.25 pounds
Screen size (diagonal) 8.9 inches
Operating system Android
CPU brand TI
CPU family OMAP 4
RAM size 1 GB

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Tech Specs

Hardware

Height 9.45 inches
Width 6.5 inches
Thickness .35 inches
Weight 1.25 pounds
Color Black
Speakers Stereo

Display

Screen size (diagonal) 8.9 inches
Technology IPS LCD
Resolution (X) 1920 px
Resolution (Y) 1200 px
PPI 254
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Multitouch Yes

Software

Operating system Android

Processor

CPU brand TI
CPU family OMAP 4
CPU model OMAP4470
Clock speed 1.5 GHz
Cores 2

Memory

RAM size 1 GB

Storage

Internal size 32 GB, 16 GB

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi support 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
802.11n frequencies 5GHz, 2.4GHz
Bluetooth Yes

Ports

Headphone 3.5mm
Data connections Micro USB, HDMI

Sensors

Sensors Proximity, Ambient Light, Accelerometer

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