It is a BBQ and it is a smoker…. This BBQ/smoker has a 6 mm steel plate inside with a divider so you can make a fire on the left side and smoke on the right. Or you can remove the divider and BBQ over the full length of the BBQ. The air intake is on the left and sucks the oxygen inside the burn your charcoal to a maximum. The stack is on the right and has a butterfly valve so you can adjust the airflow. There are 2 racks inside. The top one has sliders so you can easily place your meat.