Kindle Fire Specs – A Side-By-Side Comparison

Use this handy side-by-side comparison of each Amazon Kindle Fire to understand which Kindle Kindle version is best for you.

Item Kindle Fire (1st Gen) Kindle Fire HD 7″ Kindle Fire HD
8.9″ Wi-Fi
Kindle Fire HD
8.9″ WAN
Looks Kindle Fire (1st Gen.) Kindle Fire HD Kindle Fire HD 8.9 Wi-Fi Kindle Fire HD8.9 WAN
Screen size 7-inch screen 7-inch screen 8.9-inch screen 8.9-inch screen
Screen resolution 1024px x 600px 1280px x 800px (supports 720p “HD” resolution) 1920px x 1200px (supports 1080p “HD” resolution) 1920px x 1200px (supports 1080p “HD” resolution)
Status bar (top) 27px 35px 40px 40px
Soft keys bar (when toolbar is visible) 60px 78px 90px 90px
Fullscreen handle (when toolbar is collapsed) 51px x 29px 67px x 38px 67px x 38px 67px x 38px
Abstracted LCD density “mdpi” “hdpi” “hdpi” “hdpi”
RAM 1024 MB 1024 MB 1024 MB 1024 MB
CPU Dual Core TI OMAP4 (4430) HS, 1.0 GHz Dual Core TI OMAP4 (4460) HS, 1.2 GHz Dual Core TI OMAP4 (4470) HS, 1.5 GHz Dual Core TI OMAP4 (4470) HS, 1.5 GHz
GPU Imagination PowerVR Imagination PowerVR Imagination PowerVR Imagination PowerVR
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n 802.11 a/b/g/n 802.11 a/b/g/n 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth Not available BT 3.0 + EDR (HID and A2DP profiles only) BT 3.0 + EDR (HID and A2DP profiles only) BT 3.0 + EDR (HID and A2DP profiles only)
Location services WiFi-based WiFi-based WiFi-based WiFi-based, GPS and aGPS
Docking Station F-Station Not available. Sign up to be notified when available. Not available Not available
Device software Based on Android 4.0.3, API level 15 Based on Android 4.0.3, API level 15 Based on Android 4.0.3, API level 15 Based on Android 4.0.3, API level 15
Heap size (default)
android:largeHeap="false"
48 MB 64 MB 64 MB 64 MB
Heap size (large)
android:largeHeap="true"
256 MB 256 MB 256 MB 256 MB
Front-facing camera Not available Yes Yes Yes
Microphone Not available Yes Yes Yes
android.os.Build.MANUFACTURER Amazon Amazon Amazon Amazon
android.os.Build.MODEL KFOT KFTT KFJWI KFJWA