Estimated battery life is equal
If you want superior cameras, go with the iPad
Both tablets should perform well
The iPad is a full-sized tablet, while the Fire is an almost full-sized tablet
Both tablets' displays are among the best
How does the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 compare to the iPad?
The Fire 8.9" isn't available until December, while the iPad has the best tablet app library (calendar: Shutterstock)
The Fire 8.9" can save you some money
RAM is equal
Base model storage is equal, but the iPad is also available in a 64 GB model
The Fire 8.9" is lighter
The Kindle Fire 8.9" is the first Amazon tablet with a mobile data option
When something is a success, it tends to breed. The original Kindle Fire was a phenomenon, and now it has a family. At the risk of over-complicating things, Amazon released three different Kindle Fires this year. The latest and greatest is the Kindle Fire HD 8.9". How does it compare to the market-leading iPad? Read on.
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