Amazon Kindle Fire shipping starts, one day ahead of schedule

By on Nov 15, 2011 in Tablet, Technology, United States, World Comments

Updated: November 16, 2011 11:36 p.m.

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The Amazon Kindle Fire shipping started on Monday, November 14, 2011, which is one day ahead of the earlier released schedule and was made available for pre-order starting last September 28.



Amazon Kindle Fire
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According to Amazon on its official website that day, they have started shipping Kindle Fire although the scheduled shipment date was supposed to be Tuesday, November 15, 2011.

“We’re thrilled to be able to ship Kindle Fire to our customers earlier than we expected. Kindle Fire quickly became the bestselling item across all of Amazon.com, and based on customer response we’re building millions more than we’d planned,” Amazon Kindle Vice President Dave Limp was quoted on the press release.

“Customers are excited about Kindle Fire because it is a premium product at the non-premium price of only $199.” Limp added, citing that the 7-inch tablet offers over 18 million movies, TV shows, songs, books, magazines, apps and games.

This includes more than 100,000 movies and TV shows from Amazon Instant Video, 17,000,000 songs from Amazon MP3, thousands of apps and games, including Netflix and games from Electronic Arts and Rovio.

Also included is a free month of Amazon Prime, which offers two-day shipping and access to nearly 13,000 movies and TV shows available to stream for no additional cost, and exclusive access to over 5,000 famous books from the Kindle Owner’s Lending Library for free and no due dates.

Meanwhile, Amazon also announced that Amazon Kindle Touch and Amazon Kindle Touch 3G shipping started on Tuesday, November 15, 2011, six days ahead of the earlier released schedule.



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