Amazon says Kindle Fire is sold out

Amazon says Kindle Fire is ‘sold out’

By PETER SVENSSON AP Technology Writer
Published Aug 30, 2012 09:30AM MDT
NEW YORK • Amazon.com Inc. quenched the Kindle Fire on Thursday, saying its first tablet computer is now “sold out.” The Internet retailer has a major press conference scheduled for next Thursday in Santa Monica, Calif. It’s widely expected to reveal a new model of the Fire there, so the announcement that the first model is “sold out” suggests that Amazon halted production a while ago to retool for a new model. Seattle-based Amazon launched the $199 tablet last November. It was the first Kindle ...
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