Quick Comparison: Amazon Kindle vs iPad Mini vs Microsoft Surface

 The graphic below shows the briefest of comparison between the iPad Mini and the Amazon Kindle:

 

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The table below is from mashable.com/2012/10/16/microsoft-surface-vs-ipad-kindle-fire/ 

  Microsoft Surface RT Apple iPad Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9
Screen Size 10.6 inches 9.7 inches 8.9 inches
Resolution 1,366 x 768 2,048 x 1,536 1,920 x 1,200
Pixel Density 148 ppi 264 ppi 254 ppi
Weight 1.5 pounds 1.44 or 1.46 pounds 1.25 pounds
Dimensions (WxHxD) 6.7 x 10.8 x 0.37 inches 7.3 x 9.5 x 0.37 inches 6.4 x 9.4 x 0.35 inches
CPU Quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 Dual-core 1GHz Apple A5X (quad-core graphics) Dual-core 1.5GHz TI OMAP4470
Storage 32GB or 64GB 16GB, 32GB or 64GB 16GB or 32GB
Connectors USB 2.0, microHDMI Apple 30-pin dock connector microUSB, microHDMI
Operating System Windows RT iOS 6 Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Battery Life 8 hours of mixed activity 10 hours of video playback (11,666 mAh) 9 hours
Camera Two 720p HD cameras, front- and rear-facing 5MP rear camera, VGA front camera HD front camera
Networking Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi and 2G, 3G, 4G LTE; Bluetooth 4.0 Dual-band Wi-Fi or dual-band Wi-Fi and 2G, 3G, 4G LTE; Bluetooth
Price $499 for 32GB, $599 for 32GB and Touch Cover, $699 for 64GB and Touch Cover $499 for 16GB, $599 for 32GB, $699 for 64GB (Wi-Fi); $629 for 16GB, $729 for 32GB, $829 for 64GB (Wi-Fi + cellular) $299 for 16GB, $369 for 32GB (Wi-Fi); $499 for 32GB, $599 for 64GB (Wi-Fi + cellular)

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