Monday, September 10, 2012

Kindle Fire HD vs. Nexus 7

Kindle Fire HD vs Nexus 7

After Amazon launched the new generation of Kindle Fire, people never stop making comparisons between popular tablets, such as Kindle Fire HD 8.9'' vs. The New iPad. In this article, we will talk about the difference between two 7-inch tablets, both developed by new members in tablet pc industry.

Kindle Fire HD vs. Nexus 7
 Kindle Fire HD   Nexus 7
Price $199 (16GB) $199 (8GB)
Weight 0.87 pounds 0.75 pounds
Display IPS LCD 7'' IPS LCD 7''
Resolution 1280x800 1280x800
System a modified version of Android 4.0 Android 4.1
Processor Dual-core OMAP4470 Quad-core Tegra 3
Storage 16GB/32GB 8GB/16GB
Connectivity WiFi, Bluetooth, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC,
Front Camera Yes, but no details Yes, 1.2 megapixles
Ports Headphone, Micro USB, HDMI Headphone, Micro USB, Video out
Battery quoted use time 11 hr quoted use time 8 hr

  • There are more same points in display between Kindle Fire HD and Nexus 7, than Kindle Fire HD 8.9'' and The New iPad. Such as the size, resolution, and the technology.
  • Though they both run Android, Nexus 7 runs the latest Android operating system without no modification. Kindle Fire HD runs a modified version of Android 4.0 and users have to download apps on Amazon Appstore for Android. Amazon Appstore for Android is still being built now, so, apps are less than Google Play. But Kindle Fire HD is inextricably tied to Amazon's much-beloved ecosystem of digital media storefronts, including Kindle e-books, Amazon MP3s, and Amazon video on demand. 
  • Besides WiFi and Bluetooth, Nexus 7 add two more connection ways, GPS and NFC.
  • According to the price lists, Nexus 7 with 8GB is at $199 while Kindle Fire HD with 16GB is at $199. When the storage doubles, the prices of both two will raise $50.
  • Don't be worry about working with the two devices. Though there isn't anything detailed about office tools on Kindle Fire HD, it must at least have the same office programs like Kindle Fire. As to Nexus 7, besides the office apps in Google Play, you can also play presentations in many other ways on Nexus 7.
If you wanna a better device to read e-books, Kindle Fire HD is the best choice. If you just wanna a high cost performance Android tablet for more functions, think about Nexus 7 more. Let's wait for much more detailed specifics about this new Kindle Fire HD.

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