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Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)

Side by side comparison between Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019) tablets, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019) XAmazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)09Points
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
12PointsSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Compare Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 X
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
8"
IPS

1200x1920

8
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)

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)9 Advantages Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)vsGalaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)12 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)14%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+2560x1600 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
vs1200x1920 pixels
+339 PPI20%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs283 PPI
+8.9"11%
Larger screen
vs8"
+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
vsNot supported
+(4G LTE) 100 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(Not supported)
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4500 mAh7%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4200 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
2.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs+1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core10%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (10GB available)vs+32GB (21GB available)110%
More internal storage for applications and files
Not supportedvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
384 grams (13.44 ounces)vs+321 grams (11.24 ounces)20%
Lighter
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 1.2MPvs+(front) 5MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 4.2.2 Jelly Beanvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
3.0 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

18 Common items in both devices
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
(back) 8MP
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
HDR photo only main camera
+11 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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Physical featuresAmazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
ModelKindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
Other model namesAT&T Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9, Verizon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9Galaxy Tab A8" S Pen WiFi (SM-P200), Galaxy Tab A Plus 8"
Country or region availablefeature not registered(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandAmazonSamsung
Release dateNovember, 2013April, 2019
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)158 x 231 millimeters (6.22 x 9.09 in)122.4 x 201.5 millimeters (4.82 x 7.93 in)
Weight384 grams (13.44 ounces)321 grams (11.24 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardWireless external keyboardNot supported
AntennaInternal antennafeature not registered
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
Operating systemAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareAmazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 v164bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)
CPU processor2.2Ghz Quad-Core Krait 400Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 330ARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM memory2GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayAmazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size8.9" inches8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~62.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~75.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution2560x1600 pixels1200x1920 pixels (16:10)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)339 PPI283 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksAmazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Not supported
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbpsfeature not registered
Network technology2G, 3G, 4Gfeature not registered
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS 850/900/1900/2100Not supported
Primary 4G networkLTE 700/1700/2100Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTENot supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingAmazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
MessagingSMS, MMS, E-mail, Push mailE-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedfeature not registered
Video callingSupportedfeature not registered
Call controlVoice recorderNot supported
CameraAmazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraAmazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
Front camera (secondary)1.2 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaAmazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.263, VP8MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AAC+, OGG, AC3MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAmazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth3.0 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAmazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedfeature not registered
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Hall effect
Other features- 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: Black, Gray
- One UI core 1.1
- S Pen (Stylus Pen)
- Blue light filter
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyAmazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh4200 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy720 minutes | 12 hours | 0.5 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateAmazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.4W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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