|Kindle Fire HD 7", click for more info|
Not long ago we discussed a report from Amazon chief Jeff Bezos who revealed that company is making little profit from just selling the Paperwhite and Fire HD and earn their keep from the content and items the users actually buy from their tablets. The new Kindle love will be spreading across the world as the release of the new kindle line-up is bound for the UK within the next few weeks.
As far as Amazon's plans go, the Kindle Fire HD tablet and Kindle Paperwhite e-readers are bound to get to the European market, including the UK, on the 25th of October. The preorders on branches such as amazon.co.uk. As you know the device has been on sale in the USA for quite some time now and while we have no official reports we do know that Amazon is quite satisfied with the results they have been getting so far. Right now we are waiting for the device to come to the UK, Germany, Italy, Spain and France in time for the holiday season and knowing Amazon they will certainly meet their deadline.
But there is more good news for the European Kindle fans! According to what the Amazon CEO is saying, the company plans to roll out its Lending Library in the chosen countries listed above which means that at long last European Amazon Prime subscribers will get the ability to borrow from a collection of 200,000 books for free.
|The Kindle Paperwhite eReader, click on the picture for a quick tour that opens in a new window!|
When it comes to the Kindle Paperwhite, it will come in a Wi-Fi-only and Wi-Fi-plus-3G variants. These two models will be priced at £109 and £169 respectively. If you missed our Kindle Paperwhire review we suggest you check it out before choosing what eReader and/or tablet you plan on buying! As far as seven-inch Kindle Fire HD is concerned, it will costs £169 for the 16GB version and £209 for the 32GB version. There will also be an option to get a £10 discount off those Kindle Fire HD prices if you agree to see advertising on the device.
So, how about it UK fans, are you going to get the new Kindle Fire HD or Kindle Paperwhite once they hit your country? And if not, what's the reason?