Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7.0 Now Just $170

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Amazon has dropped the price of the 7-inch version of the Kindle Fire HD by $30 as part of a price war going on between Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7.0In the U.S., the entry-level Kindle Fire HD is now selling for $170, while Barnes & Noble has dropped the price of its 7-inch Nook HD to $130. Amazon’s price cut seems to be temporary while Barnes and Nable’s is permanent.

These two devices are really quite similar — they are consumer oriented tablets that each run a modified version of Google’s Android operating system, and have a strong focus on ebooks, games, and video.

However, Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD models have proved to be more popular than Barnes & Noble’s offerings, which is why the price of the Nook HD 7.0 is so much lower.

Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD is now £140 in the U.K and while it’s €170 in other parts of Europe.

Be sure to read our reviews of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 and the Nook HD+.



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