Kindle Fire outselling iPad this holiday season
0. phoneArena 15 Dec 2011, 12:32 posted on
Amazon has just announced that they are selling more than a million Kindle Fire's a week, and demand is still increasing...
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2. Netolic (Posts: 142; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)
I'm reading this article using my kindle fire. it sucks that i cant turn off the auto correct.
3. ZEUS.the.thunder.god (unregistered)
18. Lucas777 (Posts: 2137; Member since: 06 Jan 2011)
yes and no… what do they expect when they make a cheap at an even cheaper type… personally i looked at the kindle and i think it is much more worth it to save a little money and get a tablet that isnt a block of plastic… the home screen laged just swiping through it which is terribly annoying… if they release a kidle 2 with exterior volume buttons at least… that wud be nice
5. Hallucinator (Posts: 344; Member since: 24 May 2010)
Wait!! A $200 tablet is outselling a $500 + tablet? This is shocking.
7. mrochester (unregistered)
According to the other news sources I've read, the 1 million a week includes all Kindles, not just the Kindle Fire.
8. JimmyDeanBreakfast (Posts: 1; Member since: 15 Dec 2011)
Well According To The Other News Sources I've Read, You Can Shut Up!
9. downphoenix (Posts: 2415; Member since: 19 Jun 2010)
$200 is clearly the price the consumer likes. However, they are not getting a bargain with it, as this device is nerfed. Hold out for a discount Android or similar tablet.
10. ZayZay (Posts: 565; Member since: 26 Feb 2011)
Even with the MASSIVE price drop for the ipad?
11. EclipseGSX (Posts: 1653; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)
what like $5? I guess that is massive to them since all they care about is money
12. c.hack (Posts: 519; Member since: 09 Dec 2009)
iPads are probably outsold by matchsticks, but that's irrelevant too. The Fire is not an iPad competitor. It doesn't even have the Android Market on it. Its a great price for an e-reader, but makes for a below-average tablet. It competes against the B&N Tablet (which is better than the Fire).
I love Kindles, and own 2 and an Android tablet. But, I would never replace my iPad with a Kindle. I would get one in addition to an iPad.
13. iamcc (Posts: 1319; Member since: 07 Oct 2011)
There's the c.hack I know and love! When you make quality comments like that it just warms my heart.
For the record that was not sarcasm.
15. ardent1 (Posts: 1999; Member since: 16 Apr 2011)
iamcc, you argue a lot like H. Himmler -- is he is your idol or something.
Note, this was not sarcasm as well.
14. rfrapp (Posts: 77; Member since: 10 Jun 2010)
c.hack do some research. The Android Market is on the Kindle Fire now. It's available via download on the Amazon App Store.
17. Joshing4fun (Posts: 1054; Member since: 13 Aug 2010)
You can download an app store on an app store...?
20. robinrisk (unregistered)
yeah, its called INCEPTION and comes with a commentary by Leo Di Caprio.
19. kemjus (Posts: 32; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)
I agree, kindle is not a competitor... Comparing ipad vs. Kindle sales is like comparing sales of a suv with a sedan. Sure they are both vehicles but TOTALLY different classes...
16. ardent1 (Posts: 1999; Member since: 16 Apr 2011)
MASSIVE price drop for the ipad?
Where? Massive for a sputum perhaps.
21. ILikeBubbles (Posts: 304; Member since: 17 Jan 2011)
iPad vs Asus Transformer Prime. :)
also no contest however at leaset they're in the same demographic...
idk if i would really consider the Fire a tablet... its a step in the right direction but not quite there
22. remixfa (Posts: 14151; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)
oh no.. can we throw this old slogan out there in reverse...
"there is no ipad, only a Fire market" lol