Amazon, Kindle Fire users buying lots of content through apps
Flurry | China Economic News Service
More evidence that Amazon's Kindle Fire is pulling far ahead of other Android-powered tablets: A study finds the average Amazon app store user spent almost four times more money on in-app purchases than a user of Google's standard Android app store. Mobile analytics company Flurry measured purchases through popular apps available across iTunes, Google Play and Amazon:
Meanwhile, a report out of Taiwan says Amazon is preparing to roll out three new Kindle Fire models this year -- a "low-end" model like the current one, another 7-inch model with higher screen resolution, and a high-end model with a larger 8.9-inch screen.
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