Amazon Kindle Fire HDX vs. ASUS Nexus 7 2013: Kindle Fire HDX Kills Nexus 7 2 on Specs; Nexus
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26 September, 2013
The most powerful and portable Nexus 7 tablet released for 2013 running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS. ASUS redesigned the 2013 edition with narrower bezel and thinner body with 4G LTE technology.
1. Slimmer and Thinner: Nexus 7 2013 has thin bezel, slim design, matte cover with 290g of weight.
2. Android 4.3 Jelly Bean: It is heavily packed with features from the latest Android version such as Bluetooth Smart, Restricted User Profiles, OpenGL ES 3.0, Improved Daydream, smoother Project Butter and more.
3. Upgraded Camera: ASUS upgraded the camera to 5MP auto-focus with f/2.4 aperture at the rear and 1.2MP front unit for video chat.
4. Google Services: Connect automatically with the wide range of services from Google such as Google Now, Chrome browser, Gmail and YouTube, all for free.
Kindle Fire HDX vs. Nexus 7 2013
Amazon made sensible upgrades on their next-generation Kindle Fire tablets and some of them are enough to kick-ass the Nexus 7 2013. However, there are some functionality with the Nexus 7 2013 which may not be found on the Kindle Fire HDX such as higher camera lens, wireless charging and HDMI connection.
Kindle Fire HDX 7
Nexus 7 2013
Android 4.X Jelly Bean OS (customised)
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS
2.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800
1.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro
7-inches IPS LCD 1200×1920, 323ppi with 10 fingers support
16/32/64GB internal; no SD card support
16/32GB internal; no SD card support
1.3MP rear only
5MP rear; 1.2MP front
2G GSM, 3G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi Bluetooth
2G GSM, 3G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi Bluetooth, NFC
From 11 to 17 hours of usage
Up to 9 hours of multimedia
Specials and Extras
Active noise cancellation
Free cloud for all Amazon content
Text-to-speech content reader
Kindle Fire HDX kills the Nexus 7 in terms of processing speed, better graphics unit, dynamic screen against surrounding light and higher internal storage. Nexus 7 2013 won in terms of wireless recharging, HDMI port, Gorilla Glass, Android 4.3 goodies and full access to Google services.
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