Amazon’s tablet could launch as early as August-September

Amazon Founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos


According to a report by DigiTimes, Amazon could launch their tablet PCs in August-September of this year. In addition to launching before the big holiday season in the U.S., Amazon is expecting to sell four million of their tablets in 2011. To reach that lofty four million figure, Amazon is planning to ship anywhere between 700,000 and 800,000 tablets per month.

All of this information was provided by Taiwan-based component makers.

When the Amazon tablet launches, it will run Android as its operating system (no word on which version, yet), and will launch with the Amazon Appstore, Kindle for Android, Amazon Cloud Player, and a streaming movie service, possibly Amazon On Demand.

Source: Digitimes, via BGR

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