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    Nexus 7 costs more than the Kindle Fire hd. I simply want a tablet just for reading emails, jotting notes, surfing the internet and download the odd music and books, perhaps a film.

    I'm not going to heavily use the tablet, just for fun, while in lesson etc

    Something to occupy me when relaxing in the living with when with my room mates. It's a shame both tablets don't have two cameras.

    I'm a noob to tablets.
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    (Original post by Willbean)
    Nexus 7 costs more than the Kindle Fire hd. I simply want a tablet just for reading emails, jotting notes, surfing the internet and download the odd music and books, perhaps a film.

    I'm not going to heavily use the tablet, just for fun, while in lesson etc

    Something to occupy me when relaxing in the living with when with my room mates. It's a shame both tablets don't have two cameras.

    I'm a noob to tablets.
    For a £10 difference you get a superior tablet specs-wise, the latest Android updates for the next couple of years, and freedom from Amazon's heavily skinned and more restrictive build of Android. The Fire's advantages are a few perks if you are a very heavy user of Amazon's other services and slightly less bad speakers. The Nexus 7 is hands down the better option of the two.
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    If you want to buy from Amazon on a Nexus, you can - just download the Kindle program for books, for example. If you want to buy elsewhere on a Nexus, you can.

    If you want to buy from Amazon on a Kindle Fire, it's set up to do that from the second you get it. If you want to buy elsewhere on a Kindle Fire, well, tough.

    Re the cameras: it is slightly annoying that the Nexus 7 doesn't have a rear-facing camera, but people taking pictures with tablets look like idiots and the results are never as good as using a real camera.
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    (Original post by unprinted)
    If you want to buy from Amazon on a Nexus, you can - just download the Kindle program for books, for example. If you want to buy elsewhere on a Nexus, you can.

    If you want to buy from Amazon on a Kindle Fire, it's set up to do that from the second you get it. If you want to buy elsewhere on a Kindle Fire, well, tough.

    Re the cameras: it is slightly annoying that the Nexus 7 doesn't have a rear-facing camera, but people taking pictures with tablets look like idiots and the results are never as good as using a real camera.
    You can also download the amazon App Store and get apps from there on the nexus 7.


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