Amazon has discounted the Kindle Fire HD 8.9" by $50 for today. The e-reader turned tablet has been a staple in Amazon's lineup and they are surely trying to capitalize on the holiday shopping by discounting it for today only. If you head over to Amazon, you'll get a $50 discount off of the 8.9" model.
This means you can pick up the entry level WiFi model for a mere $200, which puts it at the same price point as the Google Nexus 7. The deal is only sticking around for today, so you'll have to make a decision quickly. Use promocode "FIREHD89" (without quotes) during checkout to receive the discount.