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Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T535)

Side by side comparison between Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 tablets, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 XAmazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)15Points
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)
8.9"
IPS

2560x1600

8
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
08PointsSamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T535)Compare Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 X
Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T535)
10.1"
TFT

1280x800

3.1
MP

1.3mp

1.5GB
RAM

32bit Quad

6800
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)15 Advantages Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)vsGalaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T535)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T535)
+2.2GHz 32bit Quad-Core83%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.2GHz 32bit Quad-Core
+2GB LPDDR333%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1.5GB
+384 grams (13.44 ounces)27%
Lighter
vs487 grams (17.05 ounces)
+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)3%
Thinner
vs8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+2560x1600 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
vs1280x800 pixels
+339 PPI128%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs149 PPI
+(back) 8MP154%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 3.1MP
+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsNot supported
+AutofocusAdvantage
Best autofocus type for taking pictures
vsNot supported
+HDR photo only main cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsNot supported
+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+(front) HD (1280x720)167%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) VGA (720x480)
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
16GB (10GB available)vs+16GB (12GB available)20%
More internal storage for applications and files
Not supportedvs+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
8.9"vs+10.1"13%
Larger screen
(front) 1.2MPvs+(front) 1.3MP7%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 4.2.2 Jelly Beanvs+Android 5.0.2 LollipopAdvantage
Android 5.0.2 Lollipop is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 100 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 150 Mbps50%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
4500 mAhvs+6800 mAh51%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3.0 + A2DPvs+4.0 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.0 + A2DP is newer and faster

16 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
+9 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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📱 Model features

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T535)
ModelKindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T535)
Other model namesAT&T Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9, Verizon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 SM-T535, Samsung SM-T535
Country or region availablefeature not registeredfeature not registered
BrandAmazonSamsung
Release date11/1/20136/1/2014
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)158 x 231 millimeters (6.22 x 9.09 in)176.4 x 243.4 millimeters (6.94 x 9.58 in)
Weight384 grams (13.44 ounces)487 grams (17.05 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T535)
System versionAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T535)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 v132bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226
CPUQuad-Core, 1 processor:
2.2GHz Quad-Core Krait 400
Quad-Core, 1 processor:
1.2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 305
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T535)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR31.5GB
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)16GB (12GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T535)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT LCD
Screen size8.9" inches10.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~62.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~68.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution2560x1600 pixels1280x800 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)339 PPI149 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T535)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE 700/1700/2100LTE 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T535)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels3.1 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2048x1536 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashLED flashNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusNot supported
Touch focusSupportedNot supported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraNot supported
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T535)
Front camera (secondary)1.2 megapixels1.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels1280x1024 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)VGA (720x480)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T535)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or moreNot supported
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.263, VP8MP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AAC+, OGG, AC3MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T535)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth3.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T535)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T535)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh6800 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy12 hours10 hours
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T535)
Call controlVoice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
MessagingSMS, MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardWireless external keyboardWireless external keyboard
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black
- Fire OS 3.0 Mojito UI
- Amazon Appstore
- Amazon Silk
- Dolby Digital Plus sound
- Free cloud storage for all Amazon content
- Text-to-Speech english-language content reader
- Colors: White, Black
- Samsung TouchWiz UX UI

☢️ Radiation rate

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T535)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.5W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.75W/kg (body)
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