And so it begins, as alphabetically aligned behemoths Amazon and Apple go in to battle, the former’s new Kindle Fire going toe-to-toe with the latter’s iPad.
At a glance on paper, the iPad seems to outperform the Kindle Fire in every respect. Bigger, faster, smarter – and of course that peerless integration with app content on the iTunes App Store.
But in these straitened economic times, money talks – and the Kindle Fire has a lot to say in that department, coming in at around $200 less than a comparable iPad. That’s a tidy saving for the gadget freak on a budget.
E&T covered the news about the new Kindle Fire in depth earlier today.
Click on the graphic for an expanded view.