Kindle Fire HD Vs. Nexus 7 Vs. The New iPad

The Bottom Line

When Google's Nexus 7 hit the streets in late June positioned as an alternative to Amazon's Kindle Fire, it was so technically superior that we declared Amazon's device obsolete. But, Amazon has fired back with the 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD starting at $299 that's equipped enough to compete as a low-cost alternative to Apple's new iPad, and a 7-inch Kindle Fire HD listing for $199 that will give Google a run for its Nexus 7 money.

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