Kindle Fire vs iPad2, who is the winner?

Kindle Fire VS iPad2 Spec Showdown

  Kindle Fire iPad2
Status Announced Available
Availability date Nov. 15, 2011 Mar. 11, 2011
Price at launch $199.00 $499.00

Kindle Fire VS iPad2-Hardware

Height 7.5 inches 9.5 inches
Width 4.7 inches 7.31 inches
Thickness 0.45 inches 0.34 inches
Weight 0.91 pounds 1.33 pounds
Primary orientation Portrait Portrait
Color Black Silver / White, Silver / Black
Speakers Stereo Mono

Kindle Fire VS iPad2-Display

Screen size (diagonal) 7 inches 9.7 inches
Technology IPS LCD IPS LCD
Resolution (X) 600 px 768 px
Resolution (Y) 1024 px 1024 px
Touchscreen type Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
Operating system Android iOS

Kindle Fire VS iPad2-Processor

CPU brand TI Apple
CPU family OMAP 4 A5
Clock speed 1 GHz 1 GHz
Cores 2 2
RAM size 512 MB 512 MB
Internal size 8 GB 32 GB, 64 GB, 16 GB

Kindle Fire VS iPad-Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes Yes
Wi-Fi support 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
Bluetooth No Yes
Front Camera No

Effective pixels: 0.3 megapixels

Video resolution: VGA

Video framerate: 30

Rear Camera No

Effective pixels: 0.7 megapixels

Video resolution: 720p

Video framerate: 30

Headphone 3.5mm 3.5mm


Once Amazon announced its Kindle Fire tablet, it’s surely going to be a top competitor to Apple iPad 2. Between Amazon Kindle Fire and Apple iPad2, consumers will choose who? After viewing the above visual comparing chart-Kindle Fire VS iPad2 on hardware, software, display, processor etc. potential tablet buyers may realize the differences between Kindle Fire and iPad2 and figure out which one is more suitable for them. Till now we can’t say who is the final winner, but Kindle Fire and iPad2 will be the top choices among tablet buyers!

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