Kindle™ Fire vs. iPad2

There’s no doubt that iPad 2 is a far, far more capable device, but at RM899, the Kindle™ Fire could well be the definition of good enough, and we hope comparing the specs here from the various sources will make that decision easier.

This is going to be a personal preference. In short comparison,

Amazon Kindle FireKindle Fire

Apple iPad 2iPad 2

Price

RM899

RM1,199 / RM1,599

Weight

413g (0.91 lbs)

601g (Wi-Fi)/613g (GSM)

Storage

8GB + (5GB Amazon Cloud)

16GB

Dimensions

190mm x 120mm x 11.4mm
(7.5”)x(4.7”)x(0.45”)

241.2mm x 185.7mm x 8.8mm
(9.5”)x(7.31”)x(0.34”)

WIFI

YES

YES

Camera

NO

YES

3G

NO

YES

Battery Life

Up to 8 Hours

Up to 10 Hours

Colours

Black

Black or White

Enjoy the video by MSNBC’s Richard Lui comparing the sizes and specs of Amazon’s upcoming tablet with Apple’s top-selling one.

For more detail comparison, please refer below:

 

Amazon Kindle Fire

Apple iPad 2

OS (current)

Android 2.3

iOS 5

Apps

Amazon Appstore for Android

iOS Apps on Apple’s App Store

Ebooks

Kindle

Kindle, Apple’s iBooks

Magazines & Newspapers

Yes

Yes

Browser

Amazon Silk

Safari & Other Webkit Browsers

Display size (in., diag)

7″ Multi-Touch display with IPS technology and anti-reflective treatment

9.7” Multi-Touch display with IPS technology with LED-backlit glossy treatment

Display Resolution (pixel)

1024 x 600 (169ppi)

1024 x 768 (132ppi)

Processor

TI OMAP dual core/ 1 GHz

A5 (dual core)/ 1 GHz

RAM (MB)

512

512

Microphone

No

Yes

Audio/speaker 3.5 mm stereo audio jack
&  stereo speakers
3.5 mm stereo audio jack
&  mono speakers

 

For Amazon Kindle™ Fire Interface Demo Video as follows:-

Enjoy Amazon Kindle Fire Official Demo Video as follows:-

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