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Amazon Kindle Fire HD

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Google Nexus 7 (16GB, 2013)

Google Nexus 7 (16GB, 2013)
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Amazon Kindle Fire HD (2013)

Amazon Kindle Fire HD (2013)
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Apple iPad 2 (16GB, Wi-Fi, black)

Apple iPad 2 (16GB, Wi-Fi, black)
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Dell Venue 8

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Price $6 to $258 at 8 stores $139 to $139 at 3 stores $333 to $439 at 2 stores $169 at 1 store
CNET editors' rating
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.5 (4.0 stars)
3.0 stars Good
    Overall score: 6.9 (3.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
3.0 stars Good
    Overall score: 6.3 (3.0 stars)
Average user rating 3.5 stars out of 17 reviews 3.0 stars out of 48 reviews 3.0 stars out of 4 reviews 3.5 stars out of 147 reviews 4.0 stars out of 2 reviews
Release date September 04, 2012 May 10, 2013 September 24, 2013 March 11, 2011 September 23, 2013
The Bottom Line With a beautiful screen, refined interface, and huge coffer of media consumption options, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD is the Kindle Fire as it should have been. Thanks to its stellar performance and affordable price, the Nexus 7 is the Android tablet to get. The 2013 Kindle Fire HD works perfectly as an e-reader with a few extra tablet features, but users looking to take full advantage of Amazon's ecosystem should pay more for the Fire HDX. The iPad 2 refines an already excellent product. Its easy-to-use interface, vast app catalog, and marathon battery life bolster Apple's claim to being the king of tablets.
 The Dell Venue 8 is perfect for the budget shopper with modest needs.

Basic specs

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Weight 13.9 oz
0.64 lbs
12.2 oz
21.2 oz
0.79 lbs
Height 7.6 in
7.9 in
5 in
9.5 in
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RAM installed size Info unavailable 16 GB
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OS provided Amazon Android
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Info unavailable Apple iOS 5
Android 4.2.2
Wireless connectivity IEEE 802.11n
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11a
IEEE 802.11g
Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.0
NFC
Info unavailable IEEE 802.11n
Bluetooth 2.1 EDR
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11a
IEEE 802.11g
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Flash memory form factor Integrated
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Clock speed 1.2 GHz
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1 GHz
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