Kindle Fire is a mini tablet device introduced by Amazon in market on Sept 2011. It has a color 7-inch multi touch display with IPS technology and runs a normal version of Google’s Android OS called Fire OS. With this device, you can get access to the Amazon Appstore, TV shows, streaming movies and Kindle’s e-books. In fact, Kindle Fire devices comprise of 1-GHz Texas Instruments OMAP 4430 dual core processor. In addition, device has a multi-touch color screen with a diagonal length of 7 inches and 160 dpi densities. In addition, it is provided with 8 GB of internal storage and its battery provides up to 8 hours of successive reading and up to 7.5 hours of video playback with wireless off.
iPad is also comes under tablet category designed and marketed by Apple Inc. This device use iOS and is first released on April 2010. This device also has multi-touch screen including a virtual keyboard. In addition, an iPad can use to capture photos, shoot video, play music and including web browsing and emailing. Other features include games, social networking, GPS navigation, etc.
Have a look on below given table to know exact difference between those devices:
|Dimension||6.5 × 4.5 × 0.34. in||9.50 × 7.31 × 0.34 in|
|Weight||0.531 lb||1.35 lbs (Wi-FI)/1.35 lbs (Wi-FI + 3G)|
|OS||Linux 2.6.26||iOS 5.0.1|
|CPU||532 MHz ARM-11||1GHz dual-core Apple A5|
|Display||6 inch E Ink Pearl display with no backlight||9.7-inch LED-backlit Multi-Touch display|
|Resolution||600 × 800px at 167 dpi||1024 × 768px at 132 dpi|
|Network||Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi + 3G|
|Storage||2GB Internal + Amazon Cloud||16GB, 32GB and 64GB|
|Power||3.7 V, 1,750 mAh lithium polymer battery||Built-in rechargeable Li-Po battery 25 W·h (90 kJ)|
Amazon's Kindle Fire solely prices US$79, whereas the essential model of Apple iPad itself is priced at US$499.the upper finish versions of the iPad will reach at US$899, counting on the options you need. Whereas the value tag of US$499 is even if you plan to shop for a pill computer factory-made by whole Apple, it's a little an excessive amount of for associate degree e-book reader. The low value of Kindle does not simply provides it a grip over the iPad, however additionally offers it an explicit advantage over alternative e-book readers within the market.