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Amazon Kindle Fire Android tablet arriving in the UK in January 2012

Mobile phone news website KnowYourMobile has learnt that the Amazon colour screen Android run Kindle Fire tablet is due to go on sale in the UK early next year, from a trusted source close to the company.

KnowYourMobile has published an article surrounding the Kindle Fire which was launched in America on November 15th with a non-monochrome screen and the ability to play videos, although no news has come from Amazon whether the device will be shipping elsewhere in the world.

The mobile phone website has noted that their sources have said it will be arriving in the UK in January, where they didn't reveal much else in the way of details - with nothing about pricing or an exact date.

The site adds: ‘we'd assume that Amazon will keep the price tag nice and aggressive, just as it did in the US.'

Amazon's Kindle Fire arrived with a cost of $199 is the USA and with a 7-inch 1024x600 multi-touch IPS display, a weight of 412grams, a height of 190mm, width of 120mm, thickness of 11.4mm and an 8 hour battery life.

On-board is a dual core processor, 6GB of internal storage for 6,000 books, 80 applications or 10 movies with free cloud storage for all of the Amazon content.

ITProPortal.com has made contact with Amazon's PR company in the UK where it has told us that they cannot comment on this news, nor when/if the Kindle Fire will be coming to the UK.

Rob Kerr is a journalist with more than 14 years experience of news, reviews and feature writing on titles such as Wired, PC Magazine, The Register, The Inquirer, Pocket-Lint, Mobile Industry Review, Know Your Mobile and The Gadget Show. The mobile phone world is his real passion and forte, having owned a handset as far back as 1994 where he has seen them grow from just a business tool to a necessity in everyone’s everyday life.