Amazon Kindle Fire vs. iPad 2: Picking the Tablet That's Right for You
News Analysis: Amazon started shipping the Kindle Fire on Nov. 14. So now it's time to put it up against the iPad 2 to determine which tablet is best for different buyer needs.Amazon made a surprise announcement on Nov. 14. The online retail giant disclosed that it had started shipping its Kindle Fire tablet a day earlier than expected, pushing up its long-awaited market confrontation with the Apple iPad and other tablet models. Of course, now that the device has launched, tablet buyers and industry analysts will compare the Kindle Fire with every other tablet already on the market or soon to show up on store shelves. The market is getting so crowded that choosing from all the different tablets is becoming more difficult with each passing month. However, the most important comparison must be drawn between Apple's iPad 2 and the Kindle Fire. Although the devices are very different, they will likely be the top choices among consumers this holiday season. Prospective tablet buyers should know the differences and similarities that make them stand out within the growing crowd of tablet models.
Read this comparison to learn whether the Kindle Fire or the iPad 2 is the right tablet to buy this holiday season.