Two PCWorld staffers discuss the pros and cons of Amazon's Kindle Fire. Is it an anemic Android tablet, a particularly robust e-reader, or a new breed of device? Tune in to find out!

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At a Glance
  • The 7-inch, Android-based Amazon Fire will appeal to those who buy books, videos, and music at Amazon, but it will frustrate those looking for a more versatile slate.

    Pros

    • Smooth integration of cloud and local storage
    • Easy shopping for Amazon books, music, videos

    Cons

    • Interface still has some bugs
    • Sluggish performance
    • Not as flexible and versatile as other tablets
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