Amazon may finally open up shop for its Kindle devices in China.
Citing information from “multiple sources,” blog site Sina Tech said today that the Kindle Fire tablet and Kindle e-readers will officially launch in China on June 7. Amazon will reportedly sell the devices through Chinese online retailer Suning.
The Kindle Fire HD (either the 7-inch or 8.9-inch version) will sell for 1400 to 1500 yuan ($ 228 to $ 244), while the Kindle Paperwhite Wi-Fi e-reader will go for 849 yuan ($ 138), according to Sina Tech.
Amazon has slowly been moving into the Chinese market. Last December, the retail giant opened an online Kindle store for Chinese consumers. And earlier this month, the company expanded its Android appstore to offer Chinese users… [Read more]