Amazon.com Inc. extended the ship date for a new purchase of the Kindle Fire due to high demand.
The Kindle Fire product page disclaims a ship date of two to three business days, instead of a typical 24-hour ship date due to strong pre-order demand.
Applications include the Amazon Silk Browser, E-Mail, Amazon Instant Video, Amazon Appstore, and Amazon Cloud Drive with unlimited cloud storage for Amazon content.
Android Apps include Netflix, Rhapsody, Pandora, Twitter, Comics by comiXology, Facebook, Hulu Plus, and ESPN ScoreCenter.
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.
The iPad, which currently dominates the tablet market at 30 million units sold, shipped 9.25 million units in the third quarter of 2011.