Early 2012 date for UK Kindle Fire debut
No joy from Santa, then
Amazon will release the Kindle Fire over here in the UK during January 2012, it has been claimed.
The Android-based Fire went on sale in the US on 15 November for $199 (£127), a price point that has got a lot of folk in the UK eager to get their mitts on one.
They won't get it before Christmas, a mole claiming to be close to the planned launch, told Know Your Mobile, but the 7in tablet will be arriving early next year.
Heck, it might even be priced as cheaply here as it is in the States - £152 when you add VAT - but don't hold your breath.
Is your appetite for Fire whetted? Read Reg Hardware's review of the tablet here. ®
It'll be £199
Retailers usually just knock off the $ and replace with a £.
Priced as cheaply, yeah, right.
$199 translates to £219 is my bet.
Well played, Amazon.
There's no way anyone would have bought one of these for Christmas.
Picked one up while on a US visit last month.
It's a bit of a shock when it tells you that UK accounts can't access anything (even the free stuff) from the Amazon Market, but GetJar did the job over there until I had a chance to root and sideload the regular market when I got home.
Fab bit of kit at a great price, I just hope that rip-off britain prices don't apply when it does cross the pond legitimately.
Already bought mine...
Thank you, Bundlebox