Amazon Kindle Fire Samsung GALAXY Note

Amazon Kindle Fire vs Samsung Galaxy Note

Amazon Kindle Fire

Reasons to consider the Kindle Fire

Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Screen size Significantly larger screen 7.0" vs 5.3" Around 70% larger screen
Samsung GALAXY Note

Reasons to consider the Galaxy Note

4G, Android-2.3.5
Network Much faster max data speeds HSPA+ (84 mbps) vs None Almost the same
Screen type OLED screen Super AMOLED vs LCD The Note has a OLED screen, which are generally brighter and more vivid
Weight Much lighter 178 g vs 413 g 2.3x lighter
Internal storage Much more internal storage 32 GB vs 7.8 GB More than 4x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Size Much smaller 82x146x9 mm vs 120x190x11 mm 2.2x smaller
Screen PPI Significantly higher PPI screen 284 PPI vs 169 PPI Around 70% crisper display of text, images and video
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 800x1280 vs 600x1024 Around 70% higher resolution screen
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1400 MHz vs Unknown, 1000 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (40% faster)
Thickness Thinner 10 mm vs 11 mm Around 20% thinner


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Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Screen size Large screens
Kindle Fire:7.0"
Screen resolution High resolution screens
Kindle Fire:600x1024
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Thickness Thin
Kindle Fire:11 mm
Note:10 mm
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
Android App Market
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Easily get games and programs for your phone
Internal storage More internal storage than most for storing music, photos and movies
Kindle Fire:7.8 GB
Note:32 GB
Weight Heavy
Kindle Fire:413 g
Note:178 g


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