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Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 32GB) vs Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)

Side by side comparison between Asus Google Nexus 7 (2013) vs Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 tablets, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 XAsus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 32GB)09Points
Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 32GB)
7"
IPS

1200x1920

5
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3950
mAh

(Non removable)

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11PointsAmazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)Compare Asus Google Nexus 7 (2013) X
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)

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!

Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 32GB)9 Advantages Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 32GB)vsKindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)11 Advantages Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)
+32GB (28GB available)180%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (10GB available)
+299 grams (10.47 ounces)28%
Lighter
vs384 grams (13.44 ounces)
+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+Android 5.0 LollipopAdvantage
Android 5.0 Lollipop is newer and safer
vsAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Micro-B USB SlimPortAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
vsNot supported
+4.0 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.0 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs3.0 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Gorilla GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
1.5GHz 32bit Quad-Corevs+2.2GHz 32bit Quad-Core47%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR2vs+2GB LPDDR3Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)12%
Thinner
1200x1920 pixelsvs+2560x1600 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
323 PPIvs+339 PPI5%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
7"vs+8.9"27%
Larger screen
(back) 5MPvs+(back) 8MP59%
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
f/2.4 (aperture)vs+f/2.2 (aperture)9%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
3950 mAhvs+4500 mAh14%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality

23 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
HDR photo only main camera
(front) 1.2MP
Full HD (1920x1080)
(front) HD (1280x720)
+16 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 32GB)Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)
ModelGoogle Nexus 7 2013 (4G 32GB)Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)
Other model namesAsus Nexus 7 ME571KL, Asus Nexus 7 2 LTE, Asus RazorAT&T Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9, Verizon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9
Country or region availablefeature not registeredfeature not registered
BrandAsusAmazon
Release date7/26/201311/1/2013
Depth8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)114 x 200 millimeters (4.49 x 7.87 in)158 x 231 millimeters (6.22 x 9.09 in)
Weight299 grams (10.47 ounces)384 grams (13.44 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 32GB)Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)
System versionAndroid 4.3 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updateAndroid 5.0 Lollipopfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 32GB)Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ806432bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 v1
CPUQuad-Core, 1 processor:
1.5GHz Quad-Core Krait
Quad-Core, 1 processor:
2.2GHz Quad-Core Krait 400
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 320Qualcomm Adreno 330
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 32GB)Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR22GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (28GB available)16GB (10GB available)
External storageNot supportedNot supported

📲 Display

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 32GB)Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size7" inches8.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~62.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~62.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1200x1920 pixels2560x1600 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)323 PPI339 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla GlassNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 32GB)Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbps100/50 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE 700/750/850/1700/1800/1900/2100 - Europe: 800/850/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600LTE 700/1700/2100
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 32GB)Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.2 (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 registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 32GB)Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)1.2 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)HD (1280x720)
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

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 32GB)Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellationNot supported2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.263, VP8
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, AAC+, OGG, AC3

🔌 Connectivity

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 32GB)Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputMicro-B USB SlimPortNot supported
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP3.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 32GB)Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 32GB)Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3950 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy10 hours12 hours
Standby300 hours (12.5 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 32GB)Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)
Call controlVoice recorderVoice recorder
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS, 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 keyboardNot supportedWireless external keyboard
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black
- Asus TruVivid technology
- OpenGL ES 3.0
- Wireless charging
- Java framework
- 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

☢️ Radiation rate

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 32GB)Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE 16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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