Amazon launches Fire tablet in China

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Posted: Dec 03, 2015 9:35 AM

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said its Fire tablet is now available in China for 499 yuan ($78) with access to hundreds of thousands of Kindle books.

The tablet, which comes with a screen that measures 7 inches (17 cm) diagonally and a front-and-back camera, would include English language learning features such as Word Wise for customers who want to read or learn English, the company said in a statement.

Amazon's sales of its 7-inch tablet tripled over the Thanksgiving weekend from last year, the company said on Tuesday.

(Reporting by Supantha Mukherjee in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)