Included in the list of the top five Android-powered tablets are the Asus Transformer at fourth place and the Toshiba AT100 placing fifth in the list. Despite the huge share of the Amazon Kindle Fire, the iPad of Apple will likely drive the increase in tablet sales for the year, which will see a twofold growth according to Gartner.
The first quarter saw the iPad of Apple taking 97.3 percent of the total tablet activations for enterprise tablets.
Amazon recently revealed its earnings for the first quarter which saw an increase of 34 percent in the revenue of the company as it reached $13.18 billion for the quarter. Although the company did not reveal the details on the sales of its devices including the Amazon Kindle Fire, Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, revealed that the Kindle is currently the best-selling e-reader in the market.
The Amazon Kindle Fire is currently the best-selling device for the company. The company also indicated that the Amazon Kindle Fire is also the most-wished-for and most-gifted product in its lineup.
The list of exclusive books offered through the Kindle Store has reached 130,000 with sixteen of the top selling titles exclusively offered by the Kindle Store. The Amazon Kindle Fire features a seven-inch display and its price tag of $199 was a significant reason for the popularity of the device.
The Amazon Kindle Fire also uses a derivative of the Android operating system that does not appear similar to the other devices in the market.