Barnes & Noble NOOK HD+ vs Amazon Fire HD 8

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Display

Size:

9.0 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution:

1280 x 1920 pixels, 256 PPI
1280 x 800 pixels, 189 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

61.65 %
67.70 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Hardware

System chip:

TI OMAP4470
MediaTek

Processor:

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

GPU:

PowerVR SGX544
Yes

RAM:

1GB LPDDR2
1GB

Internal storage:

16GB, available to use: 13 GB
16GB, available to use: 11.6 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Android (4.0)
Android (5.0 Lollipop), Amazon Fire OS UI

Battery

Type:

Not user replaceable
User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 MP

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Front:

Yes

Design

Dimensions:

9.46 x 6.41 x 0.45 inches (240.3 x 162.8 x 11.4 mm)
8.43 x 5.04 x 0.30 inches (214 x 128 x 7.7 mm)

Weight:

18.17 oz (515.0 g)
10.97 oz (311.0 g)

Colors:

Black, Pink, Orange, Blue

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, SRS TruMedia
Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

Yes

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band, ac

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features:

Voice commands, Voice recording

Buyers information

Price:

$ 269
$ 170

In The Box:

NOOK Tablet, USB Cable, Quick Start Guide, Power Adapter
USB 2.0 cable, 5W power adapter, Quick Start Guide

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 26, 2012
Sep 17, 2015
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