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Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 beats out the Apple iPad Air and Nexus 10 in display test

0. phoneArena 05 Nov 2013, 00:49 posted on

DisplayMate recent held a display battle between the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9, the Apple iPad Air and the Nexus 10. According to DisplayMate's Raymond Soneira, not only did the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 beat out the Retina display sporting iPad Air, it was actually the best panel ever tested by the company and had the highest brightness score ever seen during a DisplayMate battle...

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posted on 05 Nov 2013, 01:02 3

1. livyatan (Posts: 691; Member since: 19 Jun 2013)


Yet the iPad will just continue to be perceived as a flawless pinnacle of a tablet screen technology.
Because it's..well.. iPad!
Just look at the Verge review for example.
They are the epitome of the Apple paradigm effect.

posted on 05 Nov 2013, 01:18 1

3. sri_tech (Posts: 188; Member since: 21 May 2013)


Agreed. Verge review reads like Apple PR. (Its actually article form of a 5 minute Apple video that comes for every apple product).

The author of the reviewer known as big Apple fanboy and hates everything windows and android openly.

posted on 05 Nov 2013, 01:37

4. hung2900 (Posts: 788; Member since: 02 Mar 2012)


8mp camera on new Note 10.1 (which is equal to S3 and Note 2) + flash < 5mp @rap camera on iPad 4 #and Mini

The Verge's logic

posted on 05 Nov 2013, 14:41

8. 14545 (Posts: 1106; Member since: 22 Nov 2011)


One of the multitude of reason's I stopped visiting that site.

posted on 05 Nov 2013, 01:10 1

2. ocilfa (Posts: 333; Member since: 03 Aug 2012)


I respect these analysis, but I think the actual perceivable difference is very small. Having owned a nexus 10 and iPad 4, I honestly can't say my nexus 10 has a worse display.

posted on 05 Nov 2013, 02:53

5. _Bone_ (Posts: 2124; Member since: 29 Oct 2012)


Well done, you can't rig DisplayMate, who do a wonderful job testing these screens.

posted on 05 Nov 2013, 03:00 1

6. byte11 (Posts: 12; Member since: 05 Nov 2013)


Was the iPad Air ever even confirmed to be using an IGZO display?

posted on 05 Nov 2013, 08:10

7. cR203 (Posts: 188; Member since: 27 Jan 2013)


I agree with what they said about the nexus 10. Its been almost a year and I can honestly say the nexus 10 display is not that great in the color reproduction department. The colors have always been faded and washed out to me. I thought it was just lcd technology in general because it was my android first device with a lcd screen (coming from the galaxy tab 7.7) but after currently using the galaxy mega 6.3 and owning a s4 active (for a short period of time) which has very vibrant and punchy amoled like colors I saw that wasn't true. The nexus 10 has a great display but with better calibration the color reproduction could've been better.

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