The original Kindle Fire really set off the 7-inch tablet market, and now Apple is here to compete with the iPad mini against the second iteration of the Fire. How will the two stack up against one another? Well, for starters Apple’s tablet is a bit larger and more expensive. It also runs iOS 6 instead of a custom version of Android, which is what powers the Kindle Fire HD.
Ultimately, your decision may come down to which ecosystem you prefer. But here’s a look at the hardware included in both tablets side by side as a guide for your decision.