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Connection and Battery:

Connecting them to the same wireless hotpot that’s centered in another room approximately 30 feet away, they’re able to maintain a solid connection with minimal signal strength fluctuation.

Thankfully, consumers won’t have to worry much about battery life with these content consuming tablets, since we’re able to get over one day of usage out of a full charge on both devices. Moreover, power users will also be fully pleased to know they put out close to a single day of usage.


In all seriousness, we have to first applaud Amazon for bringing to market a worthy competitor to the budget level Android tablet market, which is a nice upgrade over the original Kindle Fire from last year. Even though it packs along some appreciable features that are absent on the Google Nexus 7, like its microHDMI port and double the storage capacity, it’s still not enough to offset the comprehensive features found with the full Jelly Bean experience of the Nexus 7.

As we’ve detailed previously, diehard Amazon users will shout with joy over the Kindle Fire HD’s close ties to Amazon’s various services, but it simply pales in comparison to the overwhelmingly deep features and superb functionality found with the Nexus 7. In the end, if you’re looking to shell out $200 for a tablet in the near future, our bet is to invest it into the soundly more adept Google Nexus 7 – especially when you know it’ll continue to reap all the benefits of being one of the flagship devices for the platform.

Kindle Fire HD vs Google Nexus 7:

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