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Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (3G 32GB) vs Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 64GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 vs Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 (2014) tablets, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 (2014) X Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (3G 32GB) 08Points
12.2"
SLCD

1600x2560

8
MP

2.1mp

3GB
RAM

Octa-core

9500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
11Points Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 64GB) Compare Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 X
8.9"
IPS

2560x1600

8
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

Quad-core

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 64GB)

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Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (3G 32GB)} 8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (3G 32GB) vs Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 64GB)} 11 Advantages Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 64GB)
+3GB LPDDR350%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+12.2"37%
Larger screen
vs8.9"
+(front) 2.1MP69%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.2MP
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+9500 mAh58%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs6000 mAh
+MicroUSB 3.0Advantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
1.9GHz 32bit Octa-corevs+2.5GHz 32bit Quad-core38%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
32GBvs+64GB (53GB available)66%
More internal storage for applications and files
753 grams (26.36 ounces)vs+389 grams (13.62 ounces)94%
Lighter
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)3%
Thinner
TFT SuperClear LCDvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
247 PPIvs+339 PPI37%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Android 4.4 KitKatvs+Android 4.4.2 KitKatAdvantage
Android 4.4.2 KitKat is newer and safer
3G+ HSPA+vs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbpsvs+(4G LTE) 100 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
4.0 + A2DPvs+4.1 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.1 + A2DP is newer and faster

19 Common items in both devices
16 million
1600x2560 pixels
(back) 8MP
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
HDR photo only main camera
+12 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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πŸ“± Model features

Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (3G 32GB)Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 64GB)
ModelGalaxy Note Pro 12.2 (3G 32GB)Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 64GB)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 SM-P901, Samsung SM-P901AT&T Amazon Fire HDX 8.9, Verizon Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 LTE
Country or region availablefeature not registeredfeature not registered
BrandSamsungAmazon
Release date2/13/201410/21/2014
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)203.9 x 295.6 millimeters (8.03 x 11.64 in)158 x 231 millimeters (6.22 x 9.09 in)
Weight753 grams (26.36 ounces)389 grams (13.62 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

πŸ“² Display

Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (3G 32GB)Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 64GB)
Display typeTFT SuperClear LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size12.2" inches8.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~62.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1600x2560 pixels2560x1600 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)247 PPI339 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Refresh ratefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

πŸ€– Operating System

Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (3G 32GB)Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 64GB)
System versionAndroid 4.4 KitKatAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

βš™οΈ Processor

Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (3G 32GB)Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 64GB)
Chipset32bit: Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420 (28nm)32bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084
CPUOcta-core, 2 processors:
4x 1.9GHz ARM Cortex-A15 (Quad-core)
4x 1.3GHz ARM Cortex-A7 (Quad-core)
Quad-core, 1 processor:
4x 2.5GHz Krait 450 (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T628 MP6Qualcomm Adreno 420 Blaze
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

πŸ’½ Memory and storage

Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (3G 32GB)Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 64GB)
RAM memory3GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB64GB (53GB available)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported

πŸ“Ά Mobile networks

Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (3G 32GB)Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 64GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum Download / Upload21/5.76 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse 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 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE 700/1700/2100
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, 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

πŸ“· Camera

Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (3G 32GB)Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 64GB)
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 aperturefeature not registeredf/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

πŸ“Έ Front camera

Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (3G 32GB)Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 64GB)
Front camera (secondary)2.1 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution1920x1080 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)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

πŸ”‰ Sound and multimedia

Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (3G 32GB)Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 64GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellationNot supported2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3

πŸ”Œ Connectivity

Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (3G 32GB)Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 64GB)
USBMicroUSB 3.0MicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputMicro-B USB MHLMicro-B USB SlimPort
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portfeature not registeredNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (3G 32GB)Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 64GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Gyroscope
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

πŸ”‹ Battery

Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (3G 32GB)Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 64GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: lithium-ion (Non removable)LiPo: li-ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity9500 mAh6000 mAh
Charger, wattsWired chargingWired charging
Inductive / wireless chargingfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time autonomy13 hours14 hours
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

βž• Other features

Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (3G 32GB)Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 64GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice recorder
MessagingSMS (Swype), 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 keyboardNot supportedWireless external keyboard
Miscellaneousβ€’ Colors: Black, White
β€’ Samsung TouchWiz UI
β€’ S Pen stylus
β€’ e-Meeting
β€’ Java framework
β€’ Colors: Black
β€’ Fire OS 4 Sangria UI
β€’ Amazon Appstore
β€’ Amazon Silk
β€’ Dolby Atmos audio
β€’ Free cloud storage for all Amazon content
β€’ Text-to-Speech english-language content reader

☒️ Radiation rate

Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (3G 32GB)Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.58W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.67W/kg (body)feature not registered
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