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Amazon Expected To Sell 5 Million Kindle Fires Before The End Of The Year

Although Amazon has remained tight lipped around the number of Kindle Fires both preordered and expected to sell (after the first 5 days) the analysts have been blabbing away. Tomorrow when Amazon reveals their third quarter numbers they are expected to remain mum on the number of new Android tablets sold.

However analysts, even from top shelf firms like JP Morgan, see it as a real possibility to sell through 5 million Kindle Fires before the end of the year. JP Morgan’s Douglas Anmuth said in a research report Monday that after taking 95,000 pre-orders in the first 24 hours and then 250,000 in the first five days, Anmuth thinks 5 million is attainable. He goes on to suggest that the Kindle Fire may outsell the iPad based on sheer pricing alone.

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