Google announced the Nexus 7 Android tablet Wednesday at the Google I/O developers’ conference. Manufactured by Asus, the Nexus 7 costs $199. That price will make it extremely attractive to consumers. The best-selling Android tablet is the Kindle Fire from Amazon, which also costs $199. Yet, putting the two tablets side by side on paper, there is really no comparison. The Nexus 7 eats the Kindle Fire’s lunch.
The Kindle Fire is a serviceable Android tablet. Yet, if you are used to good hardware and finely tuned software, something about the Kindle Fire just feels… off.
Last year, after getting our hands on the Fire, it became apparent how Amazon brought in the Kindle Fire