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    Kindle Fire v Nook Tablet

    Ok this is beat to death on the internet but which I have looked at, but I want some personal experiences from Cyclone nation, because we are a straight unbiased group....

    Im not looking to get into an upper end tablet as i wont use it to its full extent.

    I will be using it as an MP3 player at work, an email account, video streaming, and a browser.

    I would go Kindle all the way but no expandable memory like the Nook Tab. At home the Cloud will be useful, but at work I cant use the Cloud so I need some memory.

    Any personal experiences? and no a ipad is not in the works for me $$$.


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    Re: Kindle Fire v Nook Tablet

    I've never used either. But think about this: Amazon customer experience or Barns and Noble? Should be Amazon hands down.



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    Re: Kindle Fire v Nook Tablet

    Quote Originally Posted by JET View Post
    I've never used either. But think about this: Amazon customer experience or Barns and Noble? Should be Amazon hands down.
    Plus they have 18million songs on tap, alot like iTunes, and you can transfer them to your iTunes accounts.

    Im not looking to store all my music, just enough to get me through a day of what I would like to listen to.


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    Re: Kindle Fire v Nook Tablet

    Have the Nook color and we love it.

    Aby issue we have had...we take it to the store and had it rsolve no problem.


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    Re: Kindle Fire v Nook Tablet

    I just bought a fire and absolutely love it! Think of the Kindle Fire as an economical iPad. Yeah, the upgradable memory is replaced with cloud access, but I guess that's not a big deal to me. There are apps galore on the fire and well worth the purchase.




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    Re: Kindle Fire v Nook Tablet

    The Color Nook is cheaper, as I have seen it for as little as $130 occasionally.



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    Re: Kindle Fire v Nook Tablet

    I was planning on waiting for the new version of the iPad to come out, but then Walmart had a deal on the Fire for $150 ($199 for the Fire and a $50 walmart gift card). I figured for that price, even if I didnt like it, it wouldnt be a big deal.

    That being said, I really like it. Its good for watching netflix, I can check out e-books from the library, its the right size, and it works well surfing the web. It doesnt have some of the nice features of the iPad (GPS, etc), but for the price point, its a really nice tablet.



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    Re: Kindle Fire v Nook Tablet

    Both were highly rated in Consumer reports. I don't think you could go wrong with either.


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    Re: Kindle Fire v Nook Tablet

    Quote Originally Posted by Ryan4069 View Post
    I was planning on waiting for the new version of the iPad to come out, but then Walmart had a deal on the Fire for $150 ($199 for the Fire and a $50 walmart gift card). I figured for that price, even if I didnt like it, it wouldnt be a big deal.
    Any idea whether this is still going on? Didnt see it online.

    I know the Nook Tab was going for $199 ebay special right now.


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    Re: Kindle Fire v Nook Tablet

    I have a Nook color, and it is very easy to use, fast, books download with no problems, and is very clear. I don't think you could go wrong with either though.



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    Re: Kindle Fire v Nook Tablet

    If you have limited access to the cloud, the fact that the Tablet has twice as much internal memory, plus an SD slot, is kind of a big deal.



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    Re: Kindle Fire v Nook Tablet

    I received a Kindle for Christmas, and I really like it. It's extremely portable, and apps are based off the Android apps, just modified a bit. Can't really go wrong with that. If you have access to a wireless connection at all, it's really nice to have radio and whatnot there for while you're at work. Size is nice, as it's smaller than an iPad, and fits into a lot more areas that they wouldn't. And as far as memory, I haven't really run into any issues with how much space is available on the unit, as anything I need before I travel, I just download onto the device and have it readily available.



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    Re: Kindle Fire v Nook Tablet

    I have the Nook Tablet and so far I like it. I did have an issue with it and it was nice to go into a store to get it solved. For the extra $50 it has more memory and the SD slot. Neither one is an Ipad, but no where near the price



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    Re: Kindle Fire v Nook Tablet

    Best Cheap Android Tablets 2012

    Anything with Google will have the cloud.



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    Re: Kindle Fire v Nook Tablet

    When the iPad 3 is announced in a couple weeks, the iPad 2 will drop in price. Also there is talk of an 8 inch lower priced iPad. Watch a couple weeks before doing any thing.



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