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Tablet World Series Game 5: Amazon Kindle Fire vs. Sony Tablet S. Voting Ends 10/24 at 9 a.m.

Which one of these slates will advance to the final round of this year's Tablet World Series. Will it be the 7-inch Amazon Kindle Fire or the 10-inch Sony Tablet S.

Update (9/24): Sony's Tablet S advances to the next round by a 54-46 margin.

Amazon Kindle Fire

The Kindle Fire launches in early November with a super-bright 7-inch, 1024 x 600 screen and a proprietary UI on top of Android that focuses on media consumption. Better still, for $199 you get strong dual core power and easy access to all of Amazon's services, from all-you-can-stream Prime videos to accelerated web browsing that utilizes the power of Amazon's EC2 servers.

Though Amazon's first Android slate hasn't arrived yet, many believe it will give the iPad a serious run for its money. No wonder it trounced the Acer Iconia Tab A100 by a score of 56 to 44 percent in round one. 

Sony Tablet S

The Sony Tablet S isn't your average 10-inch Android Honeycomb tablet. With a special folding design, the ability to use it as TV remote, and access to PlayStation games, this slate stands out in a crowd.

However, the Tablet S is far from perfect. In our testing, the tablet suffered from plenty of lag. DLNA sharing was also hit-or-miss. 

So who advances? Vote between now and Monday, October 24th at 9 a.m. to help decide.

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The official Geeks Geek, as his weekly column is titled, Avram Piltch has guided the editorial and production of since 2007. With his technical knowledge and passion for testing, Avram programmed several of LAPTOP's real-world benchmarks, including the LAPTOP Battery Test. He holds a master’s degree in English from NYU.