Amazon Kindle Fire HDX (8.9-inch)

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In 2011, Amazon surprised us with the Kindle Fire, an Android-based 7-inch tablet that made it easier than ever to watch video, read books, and of course buy stuff from Amazon. It came at a time when smaller tablets were not very common or popular, and it provided a way to access Amazon's content stores when there wasn't really one before — all at an aggressive price. Two years on, the company has expanded its tablet line to two devices and launched a suite of mobile apps on both iOS and...

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Basic Specs

Thickness .31 inches
Weight .83 pounds
Screen size (diagonal) 8.9 inches
Operating system Android
CPU brand Qualcomm
CPU family Snapdragon 800
RAM size 2 GB

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Tech Specs

Hardware

Height 9.1 inches
Width 6.2 inches
Thickness .31 inches
Weight .83 pounds
Color Black
Speakers Stereo

Display

Screen size (diagonal) 8.9 inches
Technology IPS LCD
Resolution (X) 2560 px
Resolution (Y) 1600 px
PPI 339
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Multitouch Yes

Software

Operating system Android

Processor

CPU brand Qualcomm
CPU family Snapdragon 800
Clock speed 2.2 GHz
Cores 4

GPU

Brand Qualcomm
Model Adreno 330

Memory

RAM size 2 GB

Storage

Internal size 16 GB, 64 GB, 32 GB

Connectivity

LTE Optional
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi support 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a

Front Camera

Video resolution 720p

Rear Camera

Effective pixels 8 megapixels
Video resolution 1080p

Ports

Video out Yes
Headphone 3.5mm
Data connections Micro USB

Sensors

Sensors Ambient Light, Gyroscope, Compass / Magnetometer, Accelerometer

Battery

Quoted use time 11 hr

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