Friday, 4 February 2011
Kindle Amazon’s best selling product ever
The Kindle e-book reader, of which 8 million were said to have been sold in 2010, is Amazon’s greatest selling product ever. The company announced that sales of the Kindle 3 had overtaken the previous record holder, the book of Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows, released in July 2007. Stieg Larsson's The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest was the bestselling book on Amazon.co.uk in 2010, with Larsson's other two books in the Millennium trilogy also making the top 10. The runaway Christmas success, Jamie's 30 Minute Meals by Jamie Oliver, was in fifth place overall. The Toy Story 3 DVD reached number 2 on the bestselling list with the videogame Call of Duty: Black Ops in fourth place. The British boyband Take That’s latest offering Progress was Amazon's sixth best seller of 2010. The other places in the top ten list were claimed by the electronics items Integral USB 2.0 Single Slot SD Reader and SanDisk 8GB SDHC Secure Digital Card.