Kindle Fire ODM orders for Q1 to fall in half when compared with Q4, down to 3 million

Kindle Fire ODM orders for Q1 to fall in half when compared with Q4, down to 3 million
The Amazon Kindle Fire 7" tablet is seeing its ODM orders slashed in Q1 from about six million in the holiday quarter, to three million, which means about a million a month. The same fate is said to happen with the Nook Tablet, the orders for which are winding down to 800 000 - 1 million a month as well.

While the Kindle Fire had its fair share of teething problems, the 50% order reduction is not due to lack of acceptance, as it sold pretty well during the holiday rush hour, but rather to the usual post-season adjustment.

Suppliers have allegedly been expecting the slump in Kindle Fire orders, and touch panel maker Wintek is expected to post a robust revenue of $300-$333 million a month in Q1, aided by touch panel orders from Apple, which are still going strong.

source: Digitimes

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Kindle Fire
  • Display 7.0" 1024 x 600 pixels
  • Processor TI OMAP4, Dual-core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB

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4 Comments

1. imkyle

Posts: 1115; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

Nook Tablets is great. Dual core processor with 1GB of ram and having an awesome screen makes it a winner.

2. c.hack

Posts: 614; Member since: Dec 09, 2009

Unfortunately, Nook also only has 1GB available for user apps and storage and almost no app store.

3. jmoita2

Posts: 930; Member since: Dec 23, 2011

I scored with my Kindle Fire. Got it on Craigslist brand new for 100.00. IMHO,it's an awsome little tablet for the size and specs. Netflix and Hulu work great on it. I read a lot too,so it's perfect. No problems so far,only pure satisfaction.

4. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

its just a holiday adjustment. no biggie. yea, i know like a half dozen peeps that got it for christmas and they all love it.

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