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post #1 of 21
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Help guys,

My wife has indicated she would like a tablet. Her main usage would be facebook and some web browsing. Do any of the current crop of readers support any of the flash games that she enjoys playing on FB ?

She will not use the reader function other then casual at best.

I would like to stay under $300. Prefer around $250.00

Thanks for the help.
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post #2 of 21
I would recommend you getting the Kindle Fire for her and it seems to fit her uses and is affordable at $200. It will be great for web browsing and will be able to play some of the flash games on Facebook, if there is an app for it (some apps: Zynga Poker, Words with Friends, etc.) . It also has a dual-core processor and IPS-like panel and the 7-inch size is perfect (not too small , not too big). And if any problems arise with it Amazon is great with customer service.
Here is a link:
http://www.amazon.com/Kindle-Fire-Amazon-Tablet/dp/B0051VVOB2
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post #3 of 21
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The Fire is on my short list, the commercails for it are what got her interested in one.

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I personally have the 7 inch Samsung Galaxy Tablet (the older one) and I love it although it is running Gingerbread and is a single core compared to the many dual-core tablets out there. I have the AT&T version and I use it as my phone to text and makes calls. I would recommend this ,but it is a bit out dated now and the value isn't as great as the competition. And the Galaxy Tablet has a lot of support for custom ROMs that can make it a lot faster than stock.
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post #5 of 21
If you plan to camp out at BestBuy for Black Friday, then get the Asus Transformer for $250. Otherwise, get the Kindle Fire.
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post #6 of 21
I agree with the kindle fire. It may only have 8gb of internal memory, but with amazon cloud that expands to infinity. Also with amazon prime, she has access to stream over 10000 movies as well.
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post #7 of 21
Kindle Fire, mine is GREAT.
    
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post #8 of 21
The two tablets people have been talking about latley are the Fire, and Nook tab. Here are two reviews for them... Fire, and Nook. For me I would go with the Transformer, just because I don't use Amazon, and I've never owned a B&N product.
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thanks for the suggestions guys, I'm doing searches on reviews for all these right now.
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Also have to agree with the Fire. Very good price for the specs. Just ordered mine Yesterday. Interface seems very easy, easy to hold in one hand, plus wifi. thumb.gif
    
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