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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 Review

Key Features

Features HD video recording, front-facing camera

Release Information

Release Date 11/20/2012
Release Price $299, $369

Design

Height 6.4"
Width 9.4"
Thickness .35"
Weight 20 oz
Color Black

Display

Screen size 8.9"
Technology IPS LCD
Resolution (X) 1920
Resolution (Y) 1200
PPI 254
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Multitouch Yes

Software

Operating System Android
Launch OS version 4.0.3
Media streaming Yes
Notable apps IMDB, Facebook, Netflix
CPU brand Texas Instruments
CPU family OMAP 4
CPU model OMAP4470
Clock speed 1.5 GHz
Cores 2

GPU

Brand PowerVR
Model SGX544

Memory

RAM size 1 GB

Storage

Internal size 16 GB, 32 GB
External storage None

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Carrier AT&T

Front Camera

Video resolution 720p
Photo Resolution 1.3 megapixels

Ports

Video out No
Data connections micro USB, HDMI
USB 1

Sensors

Sensors Proximity, Ambient Light, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Battery

Removable No
Quoted use time 10 hours