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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 specs

General

Brand

Amazon

Device Type

Tablet

Manufacturer

Amazon

Announced

September 6, 2012

Release Date

November 20

Release Year

2012

Previous Version

Amazon Kindle Fire

Height

240 mm 9.45 in

Width

164 mm 6.46 in

Thickness

8.8 mm 0.35 in

Colors

Black

Weight

567 g 20 oz

2G Network

N/A

SIM

No

Display

Type

IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Size

8.9

Resolution

1200 x 1920

Pixel Density

254

Protection

Scratch-resistant glass

Camera

Primary

1.3 MP

Flash

No

Recording Format

3GP

Frontal Camera

No

Software

Android Version

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

Features

Facebook integration HDMI port 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 Predictive text input

Hardware

Chipset

TI OMAP 4470

CPU

Dual-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A9

CPU Clock

1.5 Ghz

Width of Machine Word

32bit

GPU

PowerVR SGX544

Internal Storage

16/32

RAM Type

LPDDR2 SDRAM

RAM Capacity

1 GB

Card Slot

No

Sensors

Accelerometer Gyro Light sensor

Positioning

No

Connectivity

WiFi

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

USB

USB 2.0

USB Port

microUSB

Headphone Jack

3.5mm

Charging Port

microUSB

NFC

No

Battery

Capacity

6000 mAh

Technology

Lithium-Ion


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Description

The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 was officially introduced by Amazon in September 2012 and it was made available for purchase in November, the same year.

Just like its name suggests, Kindle Fire HD 8.9 features an 8.9-inch display that makes use of IPS LCD technology. The screen comes with 1920 x 1200 resolution and it has a pixel density of 254 ppi.

The Kindle Fire HD also packs 16/32 GB of native storage, 1 GB of RAM, and connectivity features like WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n dual band, Bluetooth, and USB 2.0. There’s also an LTE-compatible variant of the tablet.

The 8.9-inch Amazon device is powered by TI OMAP 447 chipset with dual-core 1.5 GHz Cortex A9 CPU and PowerVR SGX44 GPU. Amazon claims that the battery cell is capable of offering up to 10 hours of reading, surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music.

Kindle Fire HD 8.9 is 240 mm tall, 164 mm wide, 8.8 mm thin and has a weight of 567 grams. It comes pre-loaded with a customized version of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and it features an 1.3 MP rear-facing camera.


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