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Amazon mocks iPad in ad, discounts Kindle Fire for Cyber Monday

Amazon mocks iPad in ad, discounts Kindle Fire for Cyber Monday

Amazon.com thinks the 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HDX is a better tablet than the iPad Air, and the company isn't afraid to say so in a new ad that mocks the Apple tablet and a top Apple executive.

The ad uses a voice with a British accent to point out the features of the iPad Air, poking fun of Jony Ive, Apple's British-born design chief, who frequently appears in videos describing the company's new products.

For every feature the British voice describes, an American voice points out how the 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HDX is better, featuring a higher-resolution display, weighing 20% less and priced starting at $379, while the iPad Air starts at $499.

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