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Kindle Fire Shipments Fizzle

May 3, 2012
Amazon likes to tout the Kindle Fire as "the #1 bestselling, most gifted, and most wished for product" it peddles (without ever disclosing actual sales numbers). But evidently that doesn't mean quite as much as you'd think. After an initial and impressive surge, sales of the device appear to be declining - precipitously.

According to IDC's review of worldwide tablet shipments for the first quarter of 2012, Kindle Fire shipments dropped from 4.8 million units in the fourth quarter of 2011 to less than 750,000 units last quarter.


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