In Pictures: 7 solid 7-inch tablets that rival the iPad mini (and cost less)

The best 7-inch tablets available today, including tablets from ASUS, Samsung, Lenovo and HTC. And all 7 of these 7-inchers cost less than Apple's brand new iPad mini tablet.

Amazon Kindle Fire HD

Description: Amazon's 7-inch Kindle Fire HD tablet runs Google's Android 4.0 software, and it's particularly well suited for customers, thanks to its deep integration with Amazon's various cloud and media services.

Notable Specs: 1280 x 800 HD display; Dolby audio; 11 hours of battery life during Web surfing; dual-band, dual-antennae Wi-Fi; dual-core processor; no cellular version; no access to the Google Play Store for Android.

Price: The 16GB, Wi-Fi only Kindle Fire HD cost $214, and the 32GB version costs $264 via Amazon. (You can also save $15 on each model by purchasing "special offers" versions, with ads.)

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