Amazon Kindle Fire Misfires

At a Glance

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  • Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet Computer

    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.

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.

Price when rated: $199

Pros

  • Easy shopping for Amazon books, music, videos
  • Smooth integration of cloud and local storage
  • 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
  • Interface still has some bugs
  • Sluggish performance
  • Not as flexible and versatile as other tablets
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