Kindle Fire
Apple’s New iPad vs Amazon’s Kindle Fire: Top 2 Leading Devices in The Tablet Market

Apple's third-generation tablet seems to have acquired popularity in the tech world. The new iPad takes its high-resolution display to the next level. On the other hand, Amazon Kindle Fire is an economical tablet which provides free cloud storage for all Amazon content. Amazon provides around 100,000 movies and television shows to users to purchase or rent. Budget- conscious users may pick Kindle Fire, while those who would love to own the latest sleek tablet with its stunning features could opt for the new iPad.

Check out how both the tablets stack up:

[1] Display

The Amazon Kindle Fire has an IPS TFT capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1024x600 pixels. The 7.0-inch tablet could easily fit into one's pocket.

Undeniably, the new iPad is the winner since the 9.7-inch device flaunts the amazing retina display screen with a high resolution of 2078x1536 pixels at 264 pixels per inch (ppi).

[2] Operating System

The Kindle Fire runs on the Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system.

In comparison, the new iPad runs on the iOS 5.1 which is an updated version of iOS 5.0.

[3] Apps

There are around 31,000 apps in the Amazon AppStore, tiny when compared to Apple. Amazon is the largest seller of media and books.

Apple claims over 500,000 apps for iPad and iPhone users.

Kindle Fire is no match at all when it comes to apps against Apple.

[4] Price

Kindle Fire costs $199 for 8 GB which is suitable for the budget-constrained buyers.

On the other hand, the new iPad price list is as follows:

The Wi-Fi enabled device costs $499 for 16 GB, $599 for 32 GB and $699 for 64 GB.

The Wi-Fi plus 4G enabled tablet costs $629 for 16 GB, $729 for 32 GB and $829 for 64 GB.

[5] Entertainment

Both the tablets have a pretty amazing collection of music, television shows, movies and books and both flaunt over 20 million songs in the music store.

If the user is looking for a cost-effective tablet with a pretty good collection of apps then the Amazon Kindle Fire is the right choice. If the buyer wants to own the gorgeous high-resolution tablet which includes loads of applications then the new iPad is the one to choose. Ultimately, the buyer should go in for what best suits his or her requirements.