Gizmag compares the specs (and other features) of Samsung's Galaxy Note 8.0 and Amazon's Kindle Fire HD 8.9"
S Pen, or an Amazon shopper's paradise?
The Fire's battery holds much more juice
These tablets are plastic and proud
Only the Note 8 sports a rear-facing camera
The Note's processor delivers much better performance
The Fire 8.9 is a much bigger tablet
The Fire 8.9 has a bigger – and much sharper – screen
As is often the case, Amazon gives you the lower price
The Note 8 doubles the Fire's 1 GB of RAM
Both tablets run Android, but only the Note's version includes all the Google goodies
These are your storage options
The Note 8 is quite a bit lighter – but the Fire 8.9 still feels light in hand
Both Samsung and Amazon will sell you an LTE capable version
The iPad still rules the tablet roost, with both versions handily outselling all of its rivals. But Apple’s two biggest competitors, Amazon and Samsung, aren’t going anywhere. Their latest tablets – the Galaxy Note 8.0 and Kindle Fire HD 8.9” – are both compelling alternatives to the iPad and iPad mini. Let’s compare the specs (and other features) of the Note 8 and Fire 8.9.
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