Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite vs. Amazon Kindle Fire HD Specs and Price Comparison in Australia
By Sachin Trivedi | July 21, 2014 11:34 AM EST
For readers who are considering buying the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite or the Amazon Kindle Fire HD, here is a specs and price comparison between the two devices in Australia. The comparison could help readers make an informed decision.
Display and Design
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite comes with a 7-inch TFT capacitive touch screen, rendering 600 x 1024 pixels resolution. The Amazon Kindle Fire HD comes with a 7-inch IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, rendering 800 x 1280 pixels resolution.
The Kindle Fire HD is the clear winner in this category with 216 ppi pixels display density compared to the 170 ppi pixels display density on the Galaxy Tab 3 Lite.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite comes with 193.4 x 116.4 x 9.7 mm dimensions and weighs 310 grams. The Amazon Kindle Fire HD comes with 191 x 128 x 10.6 mm dimensions and weighs 345 grams.
Hardware and Operating System
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite is equipped with a 1.2 GHz dual core processor and Marvell PXA986 chipset. It comes with 8 GB of internal memory, which can be expanded by up to 32 GB using a Micro SD card.
The Amazon Kindle Fire HD is equipped with a 1.5 GHz dual core processor. It comes in 8 GB and 16 GB internal memory variants and no Micro SD slot for additional memory.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite runs on the Android Jelly Bean operating system and the Amazon Kindle Fire HD runs on a customized version of the Android Jelly Bean operating system. Both the devices have 1 GB of RAM. In terms of computing power both the devices are about the same.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite sports a 2 MP camera and does not have a secondary camera. The Amazon Kindle Fire HD does not feature a camera.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite comes with a non-removable Li-Ion 3600 mAh battery, which allows for a multimedia play time of about 8 hours. The Amazon Kindle Fire HD comes with a non-removable Li-Ion battery, which allows for a multimedia play time of about 10 hours.
Price in Australia
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite Wi-Fi variant is priced at around AU $179.95 and the 3G with Wi-Fi variant is priced at around AU $249.95. The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 16 GB variant is priced at around AU $299.95 and the 32 GB variant is priced at around AU $339.95 in Australia.
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