Kindle Fire is now sold out, has 22 percent of the US tablet market

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We were already pretty sure that Amazon’s September 6th event would bring the unveiling of a new Kindle Fire, and now Amazon has made that even more likely with the announcement that the Kindle Fire is now sold out. This comes after several weeks of diminishing Kindle stock on Amazon’s site, with the Kindle Touch completely unavailable as of a few days ago.

Unsurprisingly, Amazon took this moment to tout the Kindle Fire’s success — while the company still hasn’t officially given any sales figures, Amazon claims the Kindle Fire has taken 22 percent of the US tablet market. That’s impressive, but it’s worth nothing that the Fire has basically no global presence. It has certainly been a successful product, but there’s still a long way for…

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