Dec 5 2013, 2:11am CST | by Sumayah Aamir
Amazon Kindle devices were sold in such huge numbers that such a mega sale was never seen before on a holiday shopping weekend. Amazon is very happy to announce that Kindle sales broke all previous records. In fact, this holiday shopping weekend was the best ever for Kindle. A large number of Kindle Fire tablets and Kindle e-readers got purchased. But the exact number of sold devices has not been revealed.
However, Amazon announced some of its best-selling items this time around. The 7-inch Kindle Fire HDX and Kindle Fire HD proved to be the topmost choices made by the customers. These two tablets were the best-selling items on Amazon.com.
Neil Lindsay, Vice President, Amazon Kindle, said, “We’re excited that so many customers have chosen Kindle this holiday season—and it’s just getting started! Our new Kindle Fire tablets and Kindle e-readers are the best we’ve ever built, and we can’t wait for customers to unwrap their gifts when the holidays come.
Amazon Kindle family devices can be a very good holiday gift for someone at this particular time. You can buy small, light and fast entry-level Kindle devices for just $69. The world’s most advanced e-reader, the Kindle Paperwhite, is also available for $119. The best choice for families along with their kids is the $139 Kindle Fire HD tablet which comes with a free Kindle FreeTime feature.
New Kindle Fire HDX tablet is also available in a 7-inch or 8-inch display with 2.2 GHz processor, up to 11 hours of battery life, as well as exclusive new features like X-Ray for Music, Second Screen, Prime Instant Video downloads and the revolutionary new Mayday button. All the Kindle family devices are now available for purchase via Amazon's own website and also via other retailers like Radio Shack, Staples and Best Buy.
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