Fire HDX 8.9 Tablet goes Official, Specs Revealed
Amazon has announced today the availability of Fire HDX 8.9 tablet. This tablet is equipped with Snapdragon 8084 quad core processor that runs at the clock speed of 2.5 Ghz. This processor is powerful enough to do some of your daily computing needs. It has an integrated graphics processing unit dubbed Adreno 420 GPU which is powerful enough to render high definition movie title and play most mobile games with ease.
This Fire HDX 8.9 tablet offers 8.9 - inch HDX touchscreen display, with a screen resolution of 2560 x 1600 which makes it to have 339 pixel - per – inch density. It also features 100 % sRGB color accuracy, video playback which is up to 1080p, a maximum brightness over 400 nits, and reduced glare and advanced polarizing filter.
In addition, this Fire HDX 8.9 comes packed with 2 GB of RAM to be able to do multitasking capability of the phone. In terms of storage capacity, this tablet offers 16 GB where 8.8 GB of storage capacity is available to user; or 32 GB wherein 25.6 GB is available to user; or 64 GB of capacity where 54.3 GB available to user.
With regards to camera specs this tablets features 720p high definition front-facing camera and 8 MP rear - facing camera with LED flash, Electronic Image Stabilization to remove hand jitters, a wide - aperture lens, and support for panorama and High Dynamic Range (HDR) imaging. The built-in camera application includes photo editing features and a new camera mode with film strip.
Other features of this Fire HDX 8.9 includes ambient light sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, GPS (4G), 3.5 mm stereo jack and integrated stereo speakers with the latest Dolby Audio and Dolby Atmos, SlimPort enabled USB 2.0 (micro-B connector) port to connect to an HDTV or VGA monitor with an adapter or to a PC/Macintosh computer, or to charge your device with the included PowerFast charger, Location-based services via Wi-Fi. 4G model also uses assisted-GPS, external volume controls, built-in dual microphone, built-in Bluetooth to support a variety of different wireless accessories such as keyboards or controllers, with support for A2DP compatible stereo headphones, headsets, speakers, and LE accessories.
This Amazon product runs with Fire OS 4 "Sangria" which is based on Android 4.4 “Kitkat” OS. It introduces an updated visual design, hundreds of platform updates and exclusive new features including Family Library, Profiles, Smart Suspend, and some more. This price of this tablet starts at US$ 379.