Following extended eyes-on time, here are a few thoughts on where Amazon's new Kindle Fire fits into the tablet landscape.
Amazon enters the tablet wars with the well-priced Kindle Fire, and ups the e-reader market ante with new, more-capable Kindle e-readers.
Will Amazon deliver a full-fledged Android tablet on Wednesday or a souped-up e-reader that rivals the Nook?
Amazon's brand recognition, bevy of existing e-reader owners, and e-commerce platform make it a formidable rival suited to go head-to-head with Apple.
Gift buyers may like what they see in the new Amazon and B&N tablets, particularly if rumors about the devices' sizes, specs, and prices hold true.