What makes the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 different from the Nook HD Plus are a number of things, for instance, the latter has a 1.5Ghz dual core process powered by a TI OMAP 4470 chipset with PowerVR SGX 544 GPU and 1GB of RAM, while the latter supports a 1.5 ARM Cortex A9 dual core processor on top of TI OMAP 4470 chipset along with PowerVR SGX 544 GPU and 1GB of RAM.
The screen size is a little different in the two as the Kindle Fire HD comes with a 8.9 inch capacitive touch screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels at a pixel density of 254ppi. When talking about the Barnes and Noble Nook HD Plus, a 9 inch PLS LCD capacitive touch screen comes into the equation with a resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels at a pixel density of 253ppi.
An Android operating system is used by both tablets because of its open nature while another major difference as seen by users is that the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 comes with a built in front camera, which is a great asset when it comes to video conferencing. In this regard, the Barnes and Noble Nook HD Plus lacks greatly because it does not feature a front facing camera at all.
The Amazon tablet is also more costly compared to the Nook HD Plus.
Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9
Currently, the Amazon tablet is by far the biggest seller in terms of tablets when it comes to reading purposes. Various versions are being offered by the biggest online retailer in regards to memory, wireless technology and processors.
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Barnes and Noble Nook HD Plus
The only tablet offered by renowned Barnes and Noble is the Nook HD Plus, which allows users to access their huge array of books and other entertaining items.
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