simon at swat.me.uk
Thu Nov 29 17:43:44 GMT 2012
I have the Nexus 7 - it's awesome. No complaints.
On 29 November 2012 16:50, Nic Gibson <nicg at corbas.co.uk> wrote:
> I've got a Kindle Fire, a Kindle Fire HD and most of the rest (I do
> publishing tech for a living, it's an occupational hazard).
> Given the choice between my Nexus 7 and my Kindle Fire HD, the Nexus 7
> wins every time. The best eBook app on it (BlueFire probably) is as good a
> reading experience as the Kindle. The Kindle app is as good as Kindle. The
> Kindle fire weighs a ton, uses battery quicker than the Nexus 7 and is
> nothing like as comfortable to hold. Having said that the iPad mini feels
> better in the hand than the Nexus 7.
> On 29 Nov 2012, at 16:45, Dave Cross <dave at dave.org.uk> wrote:
> > Quoting Mark Keating <m.keating at shadowcat.co.uk>:
> >> I would like some informed opinion on the Kindle Fire, a friend is
> thinking of buying one as a gift for a partner, I could use the review
> sites but I don't know those people, I do know and like (hey LPW is still
> bubbling through my veins forgive the crush) you people.
> >> So, good idea, bad idea? Is there something better for the same-ish
> cost that isn't breaking the bank iPad mini level (I like the Nexus
> personally but don't own one).
> >> Your responses are thanked for in advance.
> > I don't know anyone who has bought a Kindle Fire.
> > I know many people who have bought a Nexus 7. None of them regret that
> > I can't really see any reason to choose the Kindle Fire over the Nexus
> 7. You can install the Kindle app on the N7 and then anything that you can
> do on the Kindle Fire.
> > Looks like the cheapest Kindle Fire is about £30 cheaper than the
> cheapest N7. For that saving you seem to get tied more tightly into the
> Amazon ecosystem.
> > I'd recommend the Nexus 7 every time.
> > Dave...
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