Samsung and Amazon offer you two affordable e-book readers and in this article, we’ll present the specs of the Galaxy Tab E Nook and Kindle Fire 10, and they will try to convince you that they’re the best choice.
Displays and Designs
The Galaxy Tab E Nook has a plastic back with a subtle texture for a better grip, while the screen measures 9.6inch and supports a resolution of 1280×800 pixels, while the Kindle Fire 10 has a shiny plastic back with a band that transects it and has the kindle logo engraved on it. Its screen measures 10.1inch and supports the same 1280×800 pixels resolution.
The Galaxy Tab E Nook weights 544grams and has a thickness of 8.3mm, while the Kindle Fire is 7.6mm thick and it weights 430grams, being “lighter and almost 2x more durable than the latest iPad Air”.
The Galaxy Tab E Nook has built-in 16GB of memory which can be expanded up to 128GB, while the Kindle Fire has another variant of 32GB and it has also a microSD card slot for expansion up to 128GB.
Samsung packed its device with a Qualcomm APQ 8016 processor which runs at 1.2GHz along with 1.5GB of RAM, while Amazon opted for a MediaTek MT8135 processor two A15 cores clocked at 1.5GHz and two A7 cores clocked at 1.2GHz which are backed by 1GB of RAM, the graphics are satisfactory on both tablets, which means that the users are able to play games decently.
The battery of the Galaxy Tab E Nook should last around 12 hours, outperforming its rival, which lasts only eight hours.
The Nook e-reader has a 5MP camera on its back and a front camera of 2MP, while the Kindle Fire sports a 720p front-facing HD camera and a 5MP rear-facing HD camera.
On the Galaxy Tab E Nook, you’d pay $249.99, but you’d get a discount of $50, if you’d bring an older Nook, the Kindle Fire 10 costs $229.99, while the model without sponsored lock screens is more expensive at $244.