Kindle Sales on Fire, Amazon Says

December 15, 2011 Updated Dec 15, 2011 at 5:26 PM EDT

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Kindle Sales on Fire, Amazon Says

December 15, 2011 Updated Dec 15, 2011 at 5:26 PM EDT

In a news release issued Thursday, online retail giant Amazon said that sales of popular Kindle devices have topped one million each of the past three weeks.

The Kindle Fire, which was introduced 11 weeks ago, is leading the sales, according to the news release.

“Kindle Fire is the most successful product we’ve ever launched – it’s the bestselling product across all of Amazon for 11 straight weeks, we’ve already sold millions of units, and we’re building millions more to meet the high demand. In fact, demand is accelerating – Kindle Fire sales increased week over week for each of the past three weeks,” Dave Limp, Vice President, Amazon Kindle, said in the news release.

Read the Amazon news release HERE.