Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9

Announced:
Sep 06, 2012
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Nov 20, 2012

PhoneArena Rating:

8.0
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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9

Announced: Sep 06, 2012
Market status: Released
Release date: Nov 20, 2012

PhoneArena Rating:

8.0
Read Full Review
  • Display 8.9" 1920 x 1200 pixels
  • Camera / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor TI OMAP4470, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

8.9 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1200 pixels

Pixel density:

254 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

59.18 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Scratch-resistant glass

Camera

Video recording:

Features:

Video calling

Front:

1.3 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

9.4 x 6.4 x 0.35 inches (240 x 164 x 8.8 mm)

Weight:

20 oz (567 g)
the average is 22.7 oz (649 g)

Colors:

Black

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

TI OMAP4470

Processor:

Dual-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9

GPU:

PowerVR SGX544

RAM:

1 GB

Internal storage:

32 GB

OS:

Android (4.0)

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

Yes

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n, dual-band

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

Wi-Fi positioning

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Multimedia

Speakers:

Multiple speakers

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Shopping information

Warranty period:

12 Months

In The Box:

USB 2.0 cable, Quick Start Guide

MSRP price:

$ 299

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 64GB

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

64 GB

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Lacks a camera on the back
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • Too little RAM
  • Lacks GPS

Description

The new Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch is Amazon's first large-screen tablet with an unmatched resolution for its price - 1920 x 1200 pixels at $299. It runs on the TI OMAP 4470 chip.

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