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Amazon Fire HDX 8.9

Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 specs

General

Brand

Amazon

Device Type

Tablet

Announced

September 17, 2014

Release Date

October 21

Release Year

2014

Height

231 mm 9.09 in

Width

158 mm 6.22 in

Thickness

7.8 mm 0.31 in

Colors

Black

Weight

389 g 13.72 oz

2G Network

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

3G Network

HSDPA

4G Network

LTE

SIM

micro-SIM

Display

Type

IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Size

8.9

Resolution

1600 x 2560

Pixel Density

339

Camera

Primary

8 MP

Flash

Yes, LED

Aperture Size

F2.2

Features

Autofocus Geo-tagging Digital image stabilization HDR Panorama Touch focus

Recording Format

3GP, 3G2, MPEG4

Video Features

Video calling

Frontal Camera

720p

Software

Android Version

Android 4.4. KitKat

Custom UI

Fire OS 4 Sangria

Features

Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic Facebook integration MP4/VP8/H.263 player MP3/WAV/AAC/OGG/E-AC-3 player Organizer Document viewer Photo viewer/editor Free cloud storage for all Amazon content Text-to-Speech english-language content reader Voice commands/recording Predictive text input

Hardware

Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084

CPU

Quad core 2.5 GHz Krait 450

CPU Clock

2.5 Ghz

Width of Machine Word

32bit

GPU

Adreno 420 Blaze

Internal Storage

16/32/64

RAM Type

LPDDR3 SDRAM

RAM Capacity

2 GB

RAM Clock

800

Card Slot

No

Sensors

Accelerometer Gyro Light sensor

Positioning

GPS, A-GPS

Connectivity

WiFi

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

WiFi Direct

No

Mobile Hotspot

Yes

USB

USB 2.0

USB Port

microUSB

USB Features

Mass storage device USB charging

Bluetooth

Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP

Headphone Jack

3.5mm

Charging Port

microUSB

NFC

No

Battery

Technology

Lithium-Ion

Talk Time

Up to 12 h


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Description

Amazon launched the Fire HDX 8.9 in October 2014 after the online retail giant had announced a month earlier. In terms of dimensions, the device is 231 mm long, 158 mm wide and 7.8 mm thin (it weights 375 grams). It comes with an IPS LCD capacitive display that measures 8.9 inches and which features a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels and a pixel density of 339 ppi.

The Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 is powered by a Qualcomm-manufactured Snapdragon 805 quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 450 CPU helped by an Adreno 420 GPU. It does not feature a memory card slot, but it’s available in three versions of internal storage (16/32/64 GB) and 2 GB of RAM. The tablet also boasts an 8 megapixel primary camera with autofocus and LED flash and a secondary camera placed on its front.

Among other features the Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 includes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band compatibility, Bluetooth, microUSB v2.0 (SlimPort) and a non-removable Li-Ion battery that can last up to 12 hours o talk time.

Last but not least, Amazon’s tablet sports stereo speakers and it comes with a pre-loaded Android 4.4 Kitkat customized operating system. The Fire HDX 8.9 is available only in black and can be bought with Wi-Fi only, but it can be obtainable with 4G LTE connectivity from AT&T and Verizon.


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