Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 Specs


The Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 tablet is a hardware beast featuring a 8.9'' display with 2560x1600 resolution, or 339 ppi, 2.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor, 2GB of RAM, and 8 MP main camera, along with a front-facing shooter. It comes in a 16GB/32GB/64GB version, Wi-Fi only or 4G LTE variant. The tablet also introduces Fire OS 3.0, based on Android 4.2.2.

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Size: 8.9 inches
Resolution: 1600 x 2560 pixels, 339 PPI
Technology: LCD
Screen-to-body: 62.96 %
Colors: 16 777 216
Peak brightness: 400 cd/m2 (nit)
Features: Ambient light sensor


System chip: Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 8074
Processor: Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Krait 400
GPU: Adreno 330
Internal storage: 16GB, available to use: 8.8 GB
Device type: Tablet
OS: Android (4.2.2), Amazon Fire OS UI Screenshots


Type: Not user replaceable


Rear: Single camera Camera samples
Main camera: 8 MP
Specifications: Aperture size: F2.2
Flash: LED
Video recording: Yes
Front: Yes
Video capture: 1280x720 (HD)
Dimensions: 9.09 x 6.22 x 0.31 inches (231 x 158 x 7.8 mm)
Weight: 13.55 oz (384.0 g)
Colors: Black


Data Speed: LTE, HSPA, UMTS


Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Features: Album art cover, Background playback
Additional microphone(s): Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: Yes
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a, b, g, n; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Hotspot
USB: microUSB, USB 2.0
Features: Mass storage device, Charging
Location: GPS, A-GPS, Wi-Fi positioning
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Other: Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications: Flight mode, Silent mode
Other features: Voice commands, Voice recording


Officially announced: Sep 25, 2013
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Alternative variants

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi only

Differences from the main variant:
Weight: 13.19 oz (374.0 g)
Location: Wi-Fi positioning

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 32GB

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 32GB, available to use: 25.6 GB

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 64GB

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 64GB, available to use: 54.3 GB


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