As you may have already noticed that Amazon Kindle Fire HDX is not available to Malaysia, if you want buy Kindle Fire HDX in Malaysia you have to either buy through the private local reseller or parallel import it to Malaysia by yourself.
The main benefits of you buying the Kindle Fire HDX online at Amazon.com and get it ship to Malaysia is that you can save a sum of money, usually up to few hundred Ringgit. We have a very detailed tutorials to show you how to buy Kindle Fire HDX in Malaysia DIY. Please refer to this tutorial on how to buy kindle in Malaysia for futher details.
You can check out the brief specifications of Kindle Fire HDX in Malaysia in this post, meanwhile, we also include a short comparison between Amazon Kindle Fire HDX and Apple iPad Air below for your reference. Kindle Fire HDX comes with two models, that is Kindle Fire HDX with 7″ display and Kindle Fire HDX with 8.9″ display, we will compare the iPad Air to Kindle Fire HDX 8.9″.
The Amazon Kindle Fire HDX vs. Apple iPad Air
- Kindle Fire HDX size is 231 X 158 X 7.8mm or (9.1″ X 6.2″ X 0.31″) and the weight is 374 grams.
- iPad Air size with 240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm or (9.4″ X 6.6″ X 0.29″) and the weight is 469 grams.
Kindle Fire HDX is comparatively 95 grams lighter than iPad Air.
The Display Screen
- Kindle Fire HDX provides a 8.9 inch IPS LCD display with 2500 x 1600 pixels resolutioin that gives 339 ppi pixel density.
- iPad Air comes with a 9.7″ inch LED-backlit IPS display with 2048 X 1536 pixels resolution that gives 264 ppi pixel density.
Both devices display are capacitive touch screen, but Kindle Fire HDX provides a higher pixel density.
- Kindle Fire HDX uses QualComm Snapdragon 800 system chip and 2200 HMz quadcore krait 400 processor, it has 2GB of RAM. There are 16GB, 32GB and 64GB model but all with no external memory slot.
- iPad Air uses Apple A7 with 64-bit architecture system chip and 1400 MHz dual core cyclone processor, it has only 1GB of RAM. There are 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB model but no external memory slot.
The Operating System
- Kindle Fire HDX runs on a highly customised Android Jelly Bean operting system.
- iPad Air runs on Apple own iOS 7 operating system.
- Kindle Fire HDX allows 12 hours of multimedia play time.
- iPad Air can last for 10 hours on multimedia play time.
The battery is in-built for both devices.
- Kindle Fire HDX provides an 8MP primary camera with autofocus and LED flash, there is also a 720p HD front-facing camera.
- iPad Air provides a 5MP primary camera with autofocus and a 1.2MP front-facing camera.
While the iPad Air is avaible at local retail store, the Kindle Fire HDX is only available at Amazon, click here to check the lastest promotion price of Kindle Fire HDX.
Kindle Fire HDX in Malaysia
Again, if you want to buy Kindle Fire HDX in Malaysia DIY, do check out this tutorial on how to buy Kindle Fire HDX in Malaysia and save mone!
Lastly, no matter which device you own, either the Kindle Fire HDX or the iPad Air, you can still have access to Kindle books. Do refer to below tutorials for:
How to install Kindle app on your iPod, iPhone and iPad.
How to buy Kindle book in Malaysia, and
How to buy Chinese Kindle book in Amazon China.
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