Amazon plans to sell 8 million e-Reader Kindle this year

It is estimated that Amazon will sell in 2010, 5 million units Kindle. Last year, for comparison, the company sold 2.4 million pieces, as shown by a person familiar the situation, who wished to remain anonymous because Amazon does not disclose the number of units sold electronic readers.

Kindle on the Amazon site is gaining ground in the market, striving to share with companies like Sony. and Barnes & Noble Inc.

Analysts at Citigroup, Barclays Capital, LP and BGC Partners LLC ThinkEquity estimated initially that Amazon will sell about 5 million readers Kindle this year. Also, Carisa & Co. predicted that it will sell 4.8 million units of electronic readers, while Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has relied on the sale of 4 – 5 million pieces.

IPad vs Kindle

Sales from Amazon made by the market demonstrates that electronic readers may grow as fast as the iPads. Apple sold 7.46 million tablets of April, when the gadget was launched, and by September.

U.S. sales of e-readers will triple by 2015, the value of 2.8 milarde dollars, according to Forrester Research.

  1. No comments yet.

  1. No trackbacks yet.

You must be logged in to post a comment.