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Hello Tablet gurus!

I need your help. My girlfirend wants a tablet, preferably a minitablet. She wants something she can read books on and watch the occasional movie or cooking show. She'd like to keep it under 200 bucks, and I'd like it to be Android.

What are your suggestions?
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Kindle Fire.
     
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^^lol wut?
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Kindle Fire.

Or a Nook, or a Streak 5 or 7. Load some cool roms on it and off you go.
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^^lol wut?
Or a Nook, or a Streak 5 or 7. Load some cool roms on it and off you go.

This. Get the Nook. $200 and load it up with a Custom ROM from XDA. The reason the Kindle Fire is not worth it is that it does not have bluetooth. The Nook has bluetooth so you can even connect your bluetooth mouse + controller to it like I do with my Galaxy S2. Or you can hook up a PS3 or Wii controller and play some Nintendo 64 or PS1 games.
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Interesting! Thank you for the ideas! +Rep smile.gif
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Also, you can get refurb nooks for $130-150, maybe even cheaper.
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Kindle Fire or Nook. I've used both and I like how the Kindle Fire looks and feels better but after you tweak the Nook, that's a handful of win you got there.
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