Google Nexus 9 vs Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020) vs Apple iPad mini (2019)

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Display

Size:

8.9 inches
8.0 inches
7.9 inches

Resolution:

2048 x 1536 pixels, 288 PPI
1280 x 800 pixels, 16:10 ratio, 189 PPI
2048 x 1536 pixels, 4:3 ratio, 324 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

69.90 %
67.13 %
70.65 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

NVIDIA Tegra K1
MediaTek MT8168
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor:

Dual-core, 2300 MHz, Denver, 28 nm
Quad-core, 2000 MHz, Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm
Octa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Kepler
Mali G52 MC1
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM:

2GB DDR3
2GB
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB
32GB
256GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Android (7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (9.0 Pie), FireOS UI
iPadOS (13.x)

Battery

Capacity:

6700 mAh
5058 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
2 MP
8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 29.2 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 32 mm; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1280x720 (HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

1.6 MP
2 MP
7 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

1280x720 (HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

8.99 x 6.05 x 0.31 inches (228.25 x 153.68 x 7.95 mm)
7.95 x 5.39 x 0.38 inches (202 x 137 x 9.7 mm)
8 x 5.3 x 0.24 inches (203.2 x 134.6 x 6.1 mm)

Weight:

15.38 oz (436.0 g)
12.52 oz (355.0 g)
10.87 oz (308.2 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Brown, White
White, Black, Twilight blue, Plum
Gold, Gray, Silver

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 21(1500 Upper), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Additional microphone(s):

Yes
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1
5.0
5.0, EDR

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible)
Lightning

Features:

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging
Charging
Charging, Video out, Mass storage device

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Phone features

Notifications:

Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features:

Voice commands, Voice recording

Buyers information

Price:

$ 90
$ 679

In The Box:

Lightning to USB cable, USB power adapter

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 15, 2014
May 13, 2020
Mar 18, 2019

Scheduled release:

Jun 03, 2020
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