Amazon’s new Kindle Fire is said to be 10.1 inches, and they are assumed to have suspended plans for an 8.9-inch model.
According to DigiTimes, Amazon is expecting to ship 30-40 million tablets in 2012, though Kindle numbers won’t be released. Those numbers include the entry-level tablets, as well as the Fire.
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Amazon is growing their e-reader business, as well as the size range of their actual tablet in a move to gain market share.
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(Written by Danny Guttridge)