November is here and besides the 2012 Election day, another highly anticipated day is the Black Friday. You know, that day when the big retailers have impressive cut off prices. This year, the Black Friday lands on November 23rd, and even though there are more than two weeks until then, Staples has already outed the first offers.
Since this year has been very busy for the 7-inch tablet market, with lots of interesting debuts, including Nexus 7, Kindle Fire HD and iPad Mini. If you didn’t get your hands on an affordable 7-inch Android tablet yet, then you might be interested in Staple’s Black Friday offer.
Staple’s Black Friday ad lists Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire at the same price as Google Play Store or Amazon, therefore, if you haven’t ordered any of them online yet, maybe you should pay a visit to the nearest Staples stores on November 23rd.
Nexus 7 has a price of $199.99 for the 16 GB model, while the 32 GB version is $50 more expensive. On the other hand the Kindle Fire is priced $159, while Kindle Fire HD 16 GB and 32 GB are priced $199 and $249, respectively. You should also know that all the Amazon tablets come with a $20 Staples gift card.
If you haven’t decided yet which whether you’ll buy the Nexus 7 or the Amazon Kindle Fire HD, let’s have a look at both’s technical specifications.
The Android 4.1 Jelly Bean-powered tablet co-developed by Google and ASUS comes with a quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 CPU clocked at 1.3 GHz, 1 GB of RAM and a front-facing 1.2 megapixel camera with HD video recording support. The 7-inch display makes use of LED-backlit IPS LCD technology and has a resolution of 800 x 1280 pixels.
On the other hand Amazon Kindle Fire HD comes with 7-inch IPS TFT display (800 x 1280 pixels) and a TI OMAP 4460 chipset based on two Cortex A9 cores clocked at 1.2 GHz. Kindle Fire HD boasts 1 GB of RAM and 1.3 megapixel camera.