Difference Between Kindle Fire HD 7 and 8.9


Amazon Kindle eBooks have been on the rise ever since they were launched into the market. Not only has the audience been growing more and more, the number of authors that want to grab those amazing first places also keep on rising to incredible extents.

In order to make the most out of these amazing eBooks, you will need an platform so that you can read them properly. Amazon knows this and this why we have Amazon Kindle Fire. In this article, we’re looking at Kindle Fire 7 and at Kindle Fire 8.9 in order to find out the differences between them.

Kindle Fire 8.9

The first big difference we can identify in these two devices is the screen size. While Kindle Fire 7 has a 7 inch screen size, the latest Kindle Fire has an 8.9 inch screen size. Needless to say, this is obviously going to improve the user’s experience while reading an .

On top of that, Kindle Fire 8.9 has a higher screen resolution and processor, which should in turn get a better quality display on the screen itself. But at the end of the day the quality display isn’t too different between one and the other, and your decision should be done according to screen size and not quality.

Currently, the difference between these two when it comes to price is merely $70, and that is certainly not worth it if you are just going to use the device to read some sweet eBooks, but if you are going to watch a lot of videos as well, it is probably better to go the extra mile and to go for Kindle Fire 8.9.

Kindle Fire HD 7

The Kindle Fire 8.9 weights 567g, while the Kindle Fire 7 weights only 394g. This might not look like much, but after a few hours of reading you are certainly going to notice the difference. On top of that, the Kindle Fire 7 lacks 3G or 4G connectivity, so it can only access the through Wi-Fi, and people don’t always have the ability to connect to Wi-Fi.

At the end of the day, we believe that you should choose the one that is going to fit your needs properly. If you are just in it for reading a lot of kindle eBooks, than you are probably better off with the Kindle Fire 7, but if you also going to be enjoying some videos with the device, it is probably better to spend some extra $70 in order to get the best possible Kindle Fire experience.

Apart from these differences, there is really nothing noticeable between these two devices,, at least nothing that a user would notice on the long term, so it is probably not even worth mentioning.