Prizefight: Google Nexus 7 vs. Amazon Kindle Fire

We'll take the top two $199 7-inch tablets on the market for a throwdown showdown in the Prizefight ring. Who are you taking in this fight?

The 7-inch tablet battle

Which one are you picking as the champ?

It's a Prizefight punchout! Google brings its own 7-inch tablet, Nexus 7, to compete against Amazon's Kindle Fire in the competitive $199 tablet market. Will the Kindle Fire stand a chance against the new upstart from Google?

The Nexus 7 brings a fierce Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core processor, more RAM, and the latest version of Android with Jelly Bean. Amazon has built a powerhouse ecosystem for content consumption, and that's before you factor in Amazon Prime membership.

Who do you think deserves to be the Prizefight King of the Ring? Is it Google's Nexus 7 or Amazon's Kindle Fire?

Cast your vote!

Read the full CNET Review

Amazon Kindle Fire

The Bottom Line: Though it lacks the tech specs found on more-expensive Apple and Android tablets, the $199 Kindle Fire is an outstanding entertainment value that prizes simplicity over techno-wizardry. / Read full review

Read the full CNET Review

Google Nexus 7 (8GB)

The Bottom Line: With its excellent design, useful software features, and low starting price, the Nexus 7 is the cheapest way to experience the best that the Android OS has to offer. / Read full review

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