7-inch tablet showdown: Kindle Fire HDX vs. Nexus 7

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At a Glance

Offering winning "second-screen" content features and real-time video tech support, Amazon delivers a beautifully designed tablet that climbs to the top of the 7-inch heap.

Price when rated: $229.00

Pros

  • X-Ray and other features enhance reading and viewing
  • Thin, light, winning industrial design
  • Great battery life, zippy interface
  • Amazon Prime overflows with content

Cons

  • No access to Google Play
  • Slight inconsistencies in screen brightness
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At a Glance

If you're in the market for an Android tablet, the new Nexus 7 is the one to get. And if you're got the old one lying around, considering trading it in for this one.

Price when rated: $229.00

Pros

  • Vibrant, high resolution screen
  • It’s a Nexus device, so you’ll get most of the software updates—for now

Cons

  • No expandable storage
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