Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 vs Barnes & Noble NOOK HD+

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Display

Size:

8.9 inches
9.0 inches

Resolution:

1200 x 1920 pixels, 254 PPI
1280 x 1920 pixels, 256 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

59.18 %
61.65 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Scratch-resistant glass

Hardware

System chip:

TI OMAP4470
TI OMAP4470

Processor:

Dual-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Dual-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9

GPU:

PowerVR SGX544
PowerVR SGX544

RAM:

1GB DDR2
1GB LPDDR2

Internal storage:

32GB
16GB, available to use: 13 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Android (4.0)
Android (4.0)

Battery

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Camera

Video recording:

Features:

Video calling

Front:

1.3 MP

Design

Dimensions:

9.4 x 6.4 x 0.35 inches (240 x 164 x 8.8 mm)
9.46 x 6.41 x 0.45 inches (240.3 x 162.8 x 11.4 mm)

Weight:

20 oz (567.0 g)
18.17 oz (515.0 g)

Colors:

Black

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features:

Dolby Digital Plus
Album art cover, Background playback, SRS TruMedia

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

Yes

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n, dual-band; Multiple antennas, MIMO
802.11 b, g, n

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Charging

HDMI:

Yes
Yes

Location:

Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync

Buyers information

Price:

$ 299
$ 269

In The Box:

USB 2.0 cable, Quick Start Guide
NOOK Tablet, USB Cable, Quick Start Guide, Power Adapter

Warranty period:

12 Months

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 06, 2012
Sep 26, 2012
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