Inc. has increased production orders for the Kindle Fire to five million units before the end of 2011 due to strong pre-order demand according to a new report.

The company previously increased Kindle Fire orders to four million units from three million in Q3.

Amazon this week said the Kindle Fire tablet will include download access to popular Android Apps at launch next week.

Apps to be available on Kindle Fire include Netflix, Rhapsody, Pandora, Twitter, Comics by comiXology, and Facebook.

Game content providers includes Zygna, EA, Gameloft, PopCap, and Rovio.

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.

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