Gizmag goes hands-on to compare the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 to the iPad Air and Retina iPad mini
Too big, too small ... and just right??
The Fire HDX 8.9 sits somewhere in between the full-sized iPad Air and miniature iPad mini
The iPads are each 7.5 mm thick, while the Fire HDX 8.9 is 7.8 mm thick
The iPads look and feel a bit higher-end, with their tight aluminum construction
The Fire is nearly as long as the iPad Air, though it's screen is 21 percent smaller
It's plastic vs. aluminum
Both iPads are very comfortable to hold
The Fire HDX 8.9 is quite the lightweight itself, as the least dense of these three tablets
The Kindle Fire's Mayday Button connects you with an Amazon support rep who can help answer questions about your tablet
The iPad's loaded App Store is its biggest advantage over the more sparsely populated Amazon Appstore
When we reviewed the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9", we said that it blended the best of large and small tablets better than any other slate out there. So why not see how it sizes up next to the most popular large and small tablets around? Read on, as Gizmag goes hands-on to compare the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" to Apple's iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina Display.
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