Amazon Kindle Fire is not just another Android tablet. It is one of the cheapest dual core tablet backed up with Amazon cloud services. Kindle Fire is a 7 inch tablet running Android 2.3 Gingerbread but customization is so deep that you will not get access to Google Play. For this reason you have to completely rely on Amazon for apps, music, movies, books etc. This $199 Android tablet is best for those who want to surf internet,  enjoy some movies, music, play books or games. For this price you can not expect mind blowing hardware or software support.

Amazon Kindle Fire

On the other hand recently launched Apple iPad 3 is creating wave in the tablet world. The new iPad is available in two versions one is with 4G and other is Wi-fi only. Cheapest 16GB Wi-Fi only iPad 3 costs $499 which is more twice expensive than Amazon Kindle fire. It will not be great idea to compare iPad 3 with Amazon Kindle fire. But still if you are in the market with tight budget then you can compare both tablets and decide whether to go with the new iPad or Amazon Kindle Fire.

In our previous articles we have compared Apple iPad 3 vs iPad 2 and Apple iPad 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 and Apple iPad 3 vs ASUS Transformer Prime. Today in this article we are going to do Apple iPad 3 vs Amazon Kindle Fire comparison.

Apple iPad 3 vs Amazon Kindle Fire comparison – 

  Apple iPad 3 Wi-Fi  Amazon Kindle Fire
Dimensions 241.2 x 185.7 x 9.4 190 x 120 x 11.4 mm
Wight 652gm 413gm
Display 9.7 inch 1536 x 2048 IPS LCD screen 7.0 inch 1024x600px PLS LCD screen
Processor 1Ghz Dual-core Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9
RAM 1GB 1GB
Camera 5 MP Rear+ VGA Front No
LED Flash No No
Video Recording Full HD 30 fps No
Memory 16/32/64 GB inbuilt 8 GB inbuilt
Micro SD card slot No No
Operating System iOS 5.1 Customized Android 2.3
3G No No
Bluetooth v 4.0 No
Wi-Fi b/g/n a/b/g/n
GPS No No
Battery 4400 mAh 11,560 mAh

From the Apple iPad 3 vs Amazon Kindle Fire comparison it is clear that Pad 3 is superior to Amazon Kindle Fire in almost every cases. But you have to consider the price deference also,  the new iPad costs $300 more than Kindle fire. Will you buy Amazon Kindle fire instead of the new iPad or will buy iPad 2 which is now available for $399?

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One Response to Apple iPad 3 vs Amazon Kindle Fire – Fight of Cheap Tablets

  1. Dianna says:

    KoboVox has some Android support, but I’ve never used mine for anything else other than reading books. There’s some interesting apps out there.

    I’m mostly interested in some kind of app that can organize my books or something. I usually download them from all you can books and just save them for later, so when I come back and want to read a specific book, I can’t find it 🙂

    Thanks for the article, Plaban. Very informative.

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