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Kindle Fire HDX Hardware Features

By Nancy C. Muir

Kindle Fire HDX comes in two sizes: 7 inches (see the following figure) and 8.9 inches. Improvements with the third generation HDX include a faster processor, longer battery life, and higher screen resolution in both models. The 8.9-inch model includes both front- and rear-facing cameras, and both models offer dual microphones.

The size and weight of Kindle Fire HDX make it easy to hold.
The size and weight of Kindle Fire HDX make it easy to hold.

Looking for your Kindle Fire HDX speaker? With this latest model, it has been moved from the back of the device to the top.

The following table provides an at-a-glance view of Kindle Fire HDX features.

Kindle Fire HDX Specifications
Feature Kindle Fire HDX Specs
Display size 7 inches or 8.9 inches
Processor 2.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor
Screen resolution 1920 x 1200 on 7 inch; 2560 x 1600 on 8.9 inch
Internal storage 16GB, 32GB, or 64GB
Battery life 11 hours, or 17 hours for reading only
Price 7-inch model is $229 for 16GB and $269 for 32GB, and $309 for
64GB; 8.9-inch model is $379 for 16GB, $429 for 32GB, and $479 for
Content Amazon Appstore
Connectivity Wi-Fi or 4G LTE
Ports micro USB to connect to your computer
Browser Silk
Camera Front-facing HDX for 7 inch and 8.9 inch; rear-facing 8 MP for
8.9 inch only
Sound 3.5 mm stereo jack; dual stereo speakers, Dolby Digital Plus
Volume control Physical volume rocker switch