Dimension & Weight
Kindle Fire (inches) : 7.5" x 4.7" x 0.45" (190 mm x 120 mm x 11.4 mm) ; 14.6 ounces (413 grams).
Nook Tablet (inches) : 8.1” x 5.0” x 0.48” (206 mm x 127 mm x 12.2 mm) ; 14.1 ounces (399 grams).
Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet comment #01 : if We compare Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet for this dimension value, seems both come with rough same size & weight. Although Nook Tablet is bigger but lighter than Kindle Fire. We give Them rough same score.
Screen & Touch Screen Capability
Kindle Fire : 7" multi-touch display with IPS (in-plane switching) technology and anti-reflective treatment, 1024 x 600 pixel resolution at 169 ppi, 16 million colors ; option for change text size & background.
Nook Tablet : 7” VividView Color touchscreen ; IPS Display ; 1024 x 600 pixel resolution at 169 ppi, 16+ MP colors ; Fully laminated with no air gaps for remarkable clarity and reduced reflection & glare-read indoors or outside ; 8 text sizes, 6 font styles, change background colors, line and margin spacing.
Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet comment #02 : although in criteria, Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet also give Us some rough same stuff hence We could see both of tablet PC give Us better option to choose on reading with Their reader experience & that worth a lot. Please do think that with small devices on 7” tablet, optional choice of font, background color & font styles weight a lot. Second thing to view is Nook Tablet give fully laminated to Their screen means Nook Tablet Screen is better protected. So We gonna give Nook Tablet a better score because They prepare a fully laminated for Nook Tablet screen which is quite important especially if Our tablet PC felt off, right?
Apps & Choices of File
Kindle Fire : Until this article been posted, nobody that We knew in this planet could against Amazon Inc for Their vast kind of apps, movies, e-books, etc. That's why Amazon prepares Amazon Cloud storage for Kindle Fire user which is give Us various choice to pick Their apps, e-books, music & movies.
Nook Tablet : Primarily goes on e-books, also has apps store, music & movie with also Nook Cloud ready.
Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet comment #03 : though both of Them have almost same optional services, yet We prefer to give Kindle Fire a better score than Nook Tablet on this area with Their vast option apps, e-books, music & movies.
Processor, Mobile OS & Capability
Kindle Fire : 1GHz TI OMAP4 dual core processor & 512MB RAM, 8GB storage (approximately 6GB available for user content), no SD Card, Amazon Cloud ready, Amazon Silk Web browser with tab option ; Seems using Android with Amazon custom mobile OS for Kindle Fire ; Up to 8 hours of continuous reading or 7.5 hours of video playback, with wireless off. Battery life will vary based on wireless usage, such as web browsing and downloading content.
Nook Tablet : 1GHz TI OMAP4 dual core processor & 1GB RAM, 16GB storage hence only 1GB only available to the user, micro SD card, Seems using Android with Nook Tablet custom mobile OS ; Nook Tablet lightning fast browser but with no tab option ; Nook Cloud ready, claimed extra long battery life on 11,5 hrs read or 9 hrs video watching.
Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet comment #04. Well, in this particular section both of Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet has Their own strong & weakness point, like free storage on Kindle Fire slightly on 6GB for user but Kindle Fire doesn't equip any external storage while Nook Tablet only has 1GB free storage for user but Nook Tablet gives external storage option which is cost user another extra money. Although with double RAM compares to Kindle Fire, Nook Tablet seems not so far away except when We see about browser capability, Nook Tablet has better speed which Nook Tablet also claim They have better battery usage compares to Kindle Fire. True or not, We couldn't say for sure because all of Us have different style, usage & activity when using tablet PC. We decide to give rough same score in this.
Kindle Fire Tech Spec. micro USB 2.0 ; 3,5mm audio jack ; WiFi 802.11b/g/n & Adobe Flash player ; WEP, WPA and WPA2 security using password authentication; does not support connecting to ad-hoc (or peer-to-peer) ; only has button for power button, the rest of it on touch screen ; $199
Nook Tablet Tech Spec. micro USB ; 3,5mm audio jack ; Wi Fi 802.11b/g/n & Adobe Flash player ; power button, home button, volume up-down button ; $249
Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet comment #05. Nook Tablet has a right to sell Their product on $50 more expensive than Kindle Fire if We already read cautiously on both comparison product. Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet don't come with camera or 3G connection which is really unfortunate because somehow in some countries, WiFi hotspot isn't quite come in large numbers so in this area, We again give Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet rough same score also.
Kindle Fire vs Nook Tablet comparison, courtesy of Google YouTube.
Finally if We really wanna grab one of this both great tablet PC, please do remember, choice not upon Amazon or Barnes & Noble but on Us as a candidate buyer. What We mean are, look Their own strength & weakness point ; see what of Your needs NOT Your desire & compares Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet upon Your daily activity with also $50 different price tag value, and We could decide which one We want to buy wisely. Good luck & have a nice day!