Kindle Fire HDX 8.9

The Fire HDX 8.9 is definitely on the tablet superclass. Compared to its predecessor, however, has done little, the device measured screen has about still about a 8.9 inches diagonally with 2560 x 1600 pixels, this results in a pixel density of 339 ppi, also in terms of design it looks the 2013er model very similar. However, inside tinkers now a 805 Snapdragon SoC along with Adreno 420 GPU and provides an additional performance. The processor has 2 GB of memory page. The internal memory measures depending on version 16, 32 or 64 GB. On the back is an 8 MP camera, front side are shooting in HD quality possible.

The majority in the 375 grams of Fire HDX 8.9 built battery to ensure a useful life of eleven hours according to the manufacturer, however, a detailed statement of the capacity is lacking. Also, the audio system will have been improved – according to Amazon is the sound be clear and free of distortion. In addition, optional LTE on board. Price it starts at 379 euros.
Fire OS 4 “Sangria”

In the course of product release, Amazon has also updated its own Android-Fork: Fire OS version 4 is called “Sangria” and is based on Android 4.4 KitKat. So keep some with new features. The user can now create several separate profiles on your tablet – a feature that colleague Andreas 7.0 misste still in his test of the Kindle Fire HDX. In addition Amazon now linked the accounts of family members, which purchased content can be shared.

A feature that was introduced with the Fire Phone, there is OS 4 with Fire now available on tablets: Firefly makes it via camera respectively microphone to capture all kinds of information and exploit. According to Amazon, the function should be able to recognize his more than 100 million products – from music, art, objects, products, and phone numbers to movies and tv shows currently running on television. Furthermore, video streams via Prime Instant Video of an intelligent algorithm for playing be prepared, so do not wait until just the buffers must – is called all the ASAP (Advanced Streaming and Prediction).

September 18, 2014


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