An analyst this week said Inc. may sell five million Kindle Fire tablets this in the fourth quarter, in a new report.

Douglas Anmuth, an analyst at JPMorgan analyst, wrote in a research note that the Amazon could sell five million Kindle Fire units this holiday season.

In addition, Anmuth said Amazon will sell 7-inch and 10-inch Kindle Fire models with 3G functionality in the future.

Research firm eDataSource in Sept. said Kindle Fire pre-order sales totaled 95,000 units in the first day of availability.

The Kindle Fire, to be sold Nov. 15, includes a full-color 7-inch multi-touch IPS display, Dual-Core CPU, 8GB Internal Memory, Wi-Fi functionality, and up to eight hours of battery life at $199.99.

Applications include the Amazon Silk Browser, E-Mail, Amazon Instant Video, Amazon Appstore, and Amazon Cloud Drive with unlimited cloud storage for Amazon content.

Finally, each Kindle Fire will include a free month of Amazon Prime membership.

Amazon in Sept. announced new Kindle models including the Kindle at $79.00, the Kindle Touch with touch display and built-in Wi-Fi at $99.00, and the Kindle Touch 3G which adds free 3G wireless functionality at $149.00.

Products like the XOOM from Motorola Mobility Inc. and the Galaxy Tab from Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. have failed to make a significant dent with consumers due to $400 to $600 price tags.

HP Aug. 19 price cut the TouchPad 16GB SKU to $99.99 from $499.99 and the 32GB SKU to $149.99 from $599.99 due to low sales.

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