Amazon's Big Tablet Will Only Start Shipping Next Year

Amazon Tablet

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Amazon’ 10-inch tablet will start getting built in the first quarter of 2012, DigiTimes reports.By all accounts, Amazon is planning to release two tablets: one smaller, 7 inch tablet which will compete more with the Nook and be a kind of “super Kindle”, and a bigger 10 inch tablet which will compete with the iPad.

According to sources DigiTimes spoke to, both tablets are being built by Foxconn (yes, that Foxconn) which is already building the Kindle, and the small tablet will ship in the fall and the big tablet next year. 

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