Kindle Fire HD or IPad Mini? How to Choose the Right Tablet
I understand the pain of shopping indecisively. All too well, believe me. It's like bustling around, doing errands on an empty stomach. You know you got to do them, yet your stomach makes you weak in the knees, and you're ready to vomit. Its hard out there. I know. And your money's tight. So when it comes to your gadgets, they are sacred. No? I'm talking about deciding on an Ipad Mini, or Kindle Fire HD, specifically. See, the Kindle Fire HD and IPAD Mini compete. However, cheaper off brand tablets are available. The price disparity can be an allure. Wait -- HOLD off your purchase. The article just began. I love the sturdiness of such a compact and portable device like the IPAD. Dependable. Its as if I've been teleported back in time. Here I was holding my most cherished toy. The Kindle Fire HD is the successor to the Kindle Fire. Other tablets exist in the market. Tablets such as the Nook HD and Nexus 7. Here, I'll be comparing and contrasting the IPAD Mini, Kindle Fire HD, and off brand tablets.
The Hulk, Batman, and Superman walk into a bar. hulk smash car over there. hulk, we need to be quiet and discreet. yeah, hulk. you'll blow our cover, superman said. batman get your tail over here! in the world of techno gadgets and its wizardry, we have choices. yes. choices are what keep us guessing. whats around corner a? how about corner b? so the hulk, superman, and batman walk into a diner. the diner was very dimly lit. the occupants seated. what do you got there? a auspicious superman asked. its an kindle fire hd. oh sweet. look at my ipad mini. it does wonderful things. would you like to try it? no.i rather not. how bout you hulk? hulk is fiddling around with his seat. and hes probing through the menu. no comment. these techies will tell you. its a geeks world now. his heaven has come. there are myriad ranges of tablets. color schemes vary and they SPARKLE. Its outlandish to not know how to use one. if you're not adept, it might prove risky..its risky territory for anyone ready to fork over the cold hard cash.
How to do this, how to do that. How bout you fix it your own damn self? In our electric world, we lavish. Lavish in the glow of technology. It gets very bright. Its like a scorching hot day on the beach. An unboxing of the IPAD Mini can be found -- > here: [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_unmoxkP-1E] Like this S on my chest, Apple is legendary. The IPAD Mini is an attempt to compete with lower priced tablets. Although, the price range is laughable. Here's what you get: the IPAD Mini is a 7.9 inch touch tablet with Retina Display. At 68 pounds, it's light. It measures at 72mm and is very thin as well. Being environmentally inspired, the IPAD Mini transcends technology. It includes a mercury-free LCD display, an arsenic-free glass display. And the aluminium is recyclable. [http://www.apple.com/ipad-mini/design/]
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Many manufacturers have invested a lot and recouped very little. HP Tablet --> here: I sympathize. I do. I am a symbol of justice for the outcasts and underdogs after all. I don't believe in miracles. Apple has a fabulous track record, and content. Apple's App Store features over three hundred thousand apps. Apps developed specifically for the specifications of the Mini. Let's call her Mini. She's an intricate mix of design and technology. If I seen this tablet for the first time, I'd fall in love with her. It features hardware such as a 1.2MP front facing camera, and 5MP rear-facing camera. Its the pitfall consumers dive into -- ie IMPULSIVE BUYERS. As a journalist myself, I own one. Why? I like Apple. I like IPAD's. But that's not enough. You want more. The IPAD Mini measures at 200×134.7×7.2 mm (7.9×5.30×0.28 in.) It connects with myriad ranges including WI-FI, LTE, and EDGE. The graphics are super charged by Power VR, and its SGX543MP2 chip. [http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/IPad_Mini]
The IPAD Mini includes 512 MB DDR2 RAM of memory. Although the storage capacity for it includes 16, 32, or 64 GB of flash memory. As well as WI-FI and 4G coverage from AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon. On Amazon's page -- YES, I use Amazon. You think Super Hero's don't shop online? The cheapest 16GB IPAD Mini is $334.95. That's for tye WI-FI version. The price jumps over $400 under any contract. REDICULOUS. The cheapest 32GB Mini is $432.95 with WI-FI. It jumps to over $500 under any contract. Lastly, the cheapest 64GB Mini retails for $523.99. It jumps to well over $600 under any contract. The IPAD Mini's Amazon page can be found -- > here: [http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00746W3HG/ref=twister_B00746W6X2?ie=UTF8&psc=1] So there you have it. CA-PISH? Battery life on the Mini is stated to last up to ten hours. It includes a 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 CPU. As well as a Lithium-Ion Polymer Battery, which juices the Mini for up to ten hours.
-- 1:48AM: Listen, friend. That's all swell and all, but those prices make me vomit, batman stated. im getting too old for all this techno mumbo jumbo, KA-LE. Superman gently pours them both another cup of coffee. The other people began to leave the diner. it was getting late, superman thought. hey, batman, ive had this little pearl for a couple months now. it works flawlessly. you can't beat the quaility. i agree with you however on the price point. but i doubt you'd find mny returns. its a moot point. people will pay for quality wherever they see it, superman cleverly put to words. "And Apple is time-tested." The IPAD Mini features a resolution of 1024 x 768. Meaning higher pixel density with 163 PPI. This is opposed to the 132 PPI seen on the IPAD 2. I thought you'd like it actually, Batman. It comes in your favorite color: BLACK. KA-LE, this is blasphemous! Does it really? AHEM -- the Kindle Fire HD suits my every waking need, Batman said vehemently. He was filled with pride expounding on the Kindle Fire.
The IPAD Mini operates on IOS 6. Even though it needs no introduction, the Kindle Fire HD was developed by Amazon. Amazon's Kindle Fire HD competes with the IPAD Mini. One thing that is clairvoyant is the price. I'm talking $200 for the Kindle Fire versus upwards of $700 dollars for the IPAD Mini. Thats a stark contrast, Superman. I don't buy that Mar-Larkey. Consumers aren't buying it either. They want something that won't blow up their budgets. I think all that flying is affecting your brain. Superman listens and drinks his coffee. The Kindle Fire HD available in two form-factors; a 7inch and 8.9inch. It is the second generation in the Kindle Fire lineup. Batman uncuffs his belt, placing it on the diner table. He's getting comfortable. It weighs in at 395 g for the 7inch model, and 567 g for the 8.9" model. You can do all your wife's shopping. You can use a newly improved SILK web browser to troll Internet forums. You can find the page for the Kindle Fire HD -- > here:[http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B008GGCAVM/ref=kindle_dp_comp]
The dimensions of each of the form-factors varies. Its 193×137×10.3mm for the 7.0 model. Its 240×160×8.8mm for the 8.9 model. The Kindle Fire HD includes a Micro-2.0 USB, HDMI and 4G LTE. Storage capacity varies as well. There's only 16- 32GB of storage available on the 7inch version. The 8.9 inch Fire HD features upwards of 64GB of storage. Although, it is more expensive. The price ranges from $199.99 for the 7 inch 16GB Fire HD to $499.99. With "special offers." However, only the 4G LTE Kindle Fire HD is the costly penny. There's another 8.9 inch Kindle Fire HD without 4G that is available starting at $269.99. Amazon boasts WI-FI speeds that are 43% faster than the new IPAD. You get a free month of Amazon's Prime service. If you haven't experienced the service. Take advantage of Amazon's ecosystem -- Buy, read, watch, listen. All key words.
Were in this predicament together, dear reader. "If there's one thing im short on is patience. it can really run my patience -- WAITING." Batman stated. The resolution on the display varies as well. Seeing as there's Two form-factors; they differ in capabilities. The 7 inch includes a 1280 x 800 display with 216 PPI (Pixel Density.) Alternatively, the 8.9 inch Kindle Fire HD includes a 1920 × 1200 display with 254 PPI. Pixel Density refers to and relates to the resolution. The WI-FI utilises MIMO for better reception. Which works like this: there are esentially multiple antennas at both the transmitter and receiver. It improves communication between the two signals by disseminating data throughout a wide spectrum. " It achieves this goal by spreading the same total transmit power over the antennas to achieve an array gain that improves the spectral efficiency (more bits per second per hertz of bandwidth) and/or to achieve a diversity gain that improves the link reliability (reduced fading)." [http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/MIMO]
"The new model introduces user profiles for sharing among family members and the ability to place absolute limits on total usage or usage of individual features, called FreeTime and tracks your reading speed to let you know when you will finish a chapter or book. The OS is based on a forked version of Android Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0.4). The Kindle Fire HD 7-inch current OS version is 7.3.1 and the 8.9-inch current OS version is 8.3.1." [http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kindle_Fire_HD]
Let me just add, Batman Joshua Topolsky of The Verge praised the industrial design of the iPad Mini, however panned its lack of Retina display and price. Reviews of the iPad Mini have been positive, with reviewers praising the device's size, design, and availability of applications, while criticizing its use of a proprietary power connector and its lack of expandable storage and Retina display. Batman settled back in his seat. He was ready to leave in his Bat mobile. So that's it breaks down, huh? Superman smirked. There are many tablets available on the market and they all have their pluses and minuses. Its best to stay informed. Read technology blogs such as mine. If you don't have much time, ask more questions at the store. Ask questions online. Here's the Amazon page for the Nexus 7 tablet -- > here: http://www.amazon.com/NOOK-HD-7-16GB-Tablet/dp/1400501520/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1369418375&sr=8-1&keywords=nook+hd Here's the Amazon page for the Nook HD -- > here: If you liked this article, subscribe to our email -- >