As Amazon and Barnes & Noble Slash Prices, the Cheap Tablet Wars Are Getting Interesting Again

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The battle for cheap tablet supremacy usually flares up only once a year. As the Christmas shopping season rolls around, we often see new tablets from Amazon and Barnes & Noble, and low-cost slates from other companies trying to keep up.

But if you’re getting interested in picking up a budget tablet just now, the middle of the year is looking pretty good.

Right now, Amazon and Barnes & Noble are both offering discounts on their respective Kindle Fire and Nook tablets, in honor of Mother’s Day:

  • 7-inch Nook HD: $149 for 8 GB, $179 for 16 GB ($50 discount)
  • 8.9-inch Nook HD+: $179 for 16 GB, $209 for 32 GB ($90 discount)
  • 7-inch Kindle Fire HD: $179 for 16 GB with FIRE4MOM coupon code ($20 discount)

Granted, these price drops are temporary, but in the past both companies have foreshadowed permanent price cuts with these kinds…

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