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The New iPad vs Kindle Fire - Which is the right for you?


Since there are more and more tablets being produces on the market, it becomes harder to choose the best one for us. Yes, Apple's iPad continues to dominate the tablets market. But others, like Amazon's Kindle Fire seems to be one powerful rival. Apple released the new iPad on March 7th, in San Francisco. So which one will be the winner and which one should you purchase? Don't worry, we just listed a detailed introduction and comparison between the new iPad and Kindle Fire, in order to help with your dilemma.

Side-by-side comparisons / Reviews:


The New iPad

Kindle Fire


Wi-Fi model: $499 for 16GB, $599 for 32GB, $699 for 64GB;
4G LTE model: $629 for 16GB, $729 for 32GB, and $829 for 64GB



1.44 pound

0.91 Pounds


2048x1536-pixel Retina Display touch screen

1024 x 600 pixel resolution at 169 ppi, 16 million colors


Dual-core A5X processor with quad-core graphics

Dual-core TI OMAP 4

Screen Size


7 inch


iOS 5.1

Customized Android OS


16GB, 32GB, 64GB






802.11 b/g/n

802.11 b/g/n


5-megapixel iSight camera with LED flash, F2.4 aperture, autofocus, 1080p video recording; front-facing VGA camera


Battery Life

Up to 10 hours Wi-Fi Web surfing; 9 hours cellular Web surfing

Up to 8 hours of continuous reading or 7.5 hours of video playback, with wireless off


Still, the new iPad may be outstanding between these 2 tablets in this list. The new iPad is the best tablet children, but the Kindle Fire may come with enough parental controls to change that assesment. The new iPad is also the best table for apps and accessories.

But we can see the Kindle Fire is a very strong competitor to the new iPad in Price. Android is the best tablet for freedom, hardware processing power, and a balance of features and price. Kindle Fire is the best tablet for price and for Amazon media consumption. So what do you prefer to?

Extended tips for Tablet fans:

the new ipad vs kindle fireAs fans or users of popular tablets, you may like to watch movies on your new iPad, Kindle Fire, Nook tablet, etc. wherever you are, but you should know that some video formats like flv, avi, wmv, swf, rmvb, etc. can not be played on those devices, unless you use third-party software such as iStonsoft iPad Video Converter Freeware, Video Converter Ultimate to convert videos to the new iPad or Kindle Fire. For DRM-protected videos or songs, use DRM Media Converter to convert them.

See also:

How to copy music from iPad to PC

How to get music from iPod to computer

How to transfer songs from iPod to iPhone