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No Amazon Kindle Fire or Kindle Touch for UK

Stuart Miles
28 September 2011
No Amazon Kindle Fire or Kindle Touch for UK
No Amazon Kindle Fire or Kindle Touch for UK... yet

Amazon UK has exclusively told Pocket-lint that it will not be selling the new Amazon Kindle Fire tablet, nor the touchscreen-enabled Kindle Touch ebook readers in the UK as things currently stand.

"Today, Kindle Fire and Kindle Touch are available only in the US," a spokesperson from Amazon UK told us. We had asked why only the non-touch Kindle version was available on the UK site, Amazon.co.uk.

The stunning revelation is likely to come as a big disappointment for UK-based Amazon customers hoping to get their hands on the new devices from the online retailer, especially those wanting to enjoy the new 7-inch Amazon Kindle Fire, which will cost $199 is the US, and its streaming services.

Amazon hasn't given us a reason for why the more advanced models won't be coming to these shores any time soon.

The new non-touch screen, non-keyboard Kindle model will cost £89 in the UK.




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