Flash! Kindle book sales outstrip paper at Amazon!

Wow, I would have made this the headline!

Amazon sent out a press release to say that Kindles are the most gifted item ever at the site.

However, this is the really revolutionary part to me:

“On Christmas Day, for the first time ever, customers purchased more Kindle books than physical books.”

That’s with about 400,000 Kindle store books and over 17 million paperbooks!  If they said that correctly, it would mean that on the average, a Kindle store book outsold a paperbook at Amazon by more than 40 times! 

They may need to clarify this to say that it’s only true if they were in both editions, but if not, yow! 

Amazon press release

This post by Bufo Calvin first appeared in the I Love My Kindle blog.

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