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SummarySummary 65 Score 72 Score
Performance TI OMAP 4470
1 GB RAM

2 GB RAM
Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Display 8.9 inches
1920 x 1200 pixels
254 PPI Density
9.7 inches
768 x 1024 pixels
132 PPI Density
Camera 1.3 MP (Main) 5 MP (Main)
2 MP (Front)
Battery No
Li-Ion
6000 mAh
Li-Ion
DisplayDisplay
Screen Size 8.9 inches 9.7 inches
Screen Resolution 1920x1200 pixels 768x1024 pixels
Pixel Density 254 PPI 132 PPI
Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
ChipsetChipset
Brand Amazon Samsung
Chipset TI OMAP 4470
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A9 Quad-core 1.2 GHz
RAM 1 GB 2 GB
GPU PowerVR SGX544
CameraCamera
Rear Camera Resolution 1.3 MP 5 MP
Front Camera Resolution 2 MP
Dual Camera
Video
Camera Features Geo-Tagging Autofocus, Geo-Tagging
GeneralGeneral
Operating System Android Android
OS Version Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Weight 575 g 450 g
Dimensions 240 x 164 x 8.8 mm 242.5 x 166.8 x 7.5 mm
Thickness
StorageStorage
Internal Storage 32 GB 16 GB
Card Slot No microSD, up to 128 G
Other 32/64GB storage, no card slot 16GB storage, microSD card slot
CommunicationCommunication
SIM Card Slots Single SIM Single SIM
SIM Card Type Normal-SIM Micro-SIM
Bluetooth Yes v4.1, A2DP
3.5 mm Jack Yes Yes
NFC No
ConnectivityConnectivity
2G
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G
HSDPA
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G
LTE
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
GPRS
EDGE
Radio
BatteryBattery
Battery Capacity No 6000 mAh
Battery Type Li-Ion Li-Ion
Standby Time Android OS, v4.0 (customized)
Talk Time Up to 14 h 30 min (multimedia) (2G) / Up to 40 h (3G)
Other FeaturesOther Features
Fingerprint Scanner
Waterproof
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, compass Accelerometer, compass
Messaging Email, Push Email, IM SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Java No No
Other HDMI port , MP4/VP8/H.263 player , MP3/WAV/AAC/OGG/E-AC-3 player , Organizer , Document viewer , Photo viewer/editor , Free cloud storage for all Amazon content , Text-to-Speech english-language content reader , Predictive text input ANT+ support , MP4/H.264 player , MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player , Photo/video editor , Document viewer
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