Barnes & Noble NOOK HD+ vs Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)

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Display

Size:

9.0 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution:

1280 x 1920 pixels, 256 PPI
1280 x 800 pixels, 16:10 ratio, 189 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

61.65 %
67.13 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

TI OMAP4470
MediaTek MT8168

Processor:

Dual-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Quad-core, 2000 MHz, Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU:

PowerVR SGX544
Mali G52 MC1

RAM:

1GB LPDDR2
2GB

Internal storage:

16GB, available to use: 13 GB
32GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Android (4.0)
Android (9.0 Pie), FireOS UI

Battery

Type:

Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

2 MP

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD)

Front:

2 MP

Design

Dimensions:

9.46 x 6.41 x 0.45 inches (240.3 x 162.8 x 11.4 mm)
7.95 x 5.39 x 0.38 inches (202 x 137 x 9.7 mm)

Weight:

18.17 oz (515.0 g)
12.52 oz (355.0 g)

Colors:

White, Black, Twilight blue, Plum

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, SRS TruMedia
Dolby Atmos

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Charging

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

GPS, A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer
Accelerometer

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Buyers information

Price:

$ 269
$ 90

In The Box:

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 26, 2012
May 13, 2020

Scheduled release:

Jun 03, 2020
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