Fire Sale of Refurbished Kindle Fire?

Amazon is selling refurbished Kindle Fires for $139 today. Though that is $60 off the full price of a Fire and $30 off the regular price for a refurbished one, expect Amazon to make considerable profits over the lifetime of each new customer its gains from this sale. This also ties in with the rumors of an upcoming upgrade to the Kindle line in general and the Kindle Fire in particular.

Kindle Fire: Out of the Box

Today Only: Save $60 with a Certified Refurbished Kindle Fire, While Supplies Last. Shop Now

Save an additional $30 on the everyday price of $169. Limit 5 per customer. A Certified Refurbished Kindle Fire is a pre-owned Kindle that has been refurbished, tested, and certified to look and work like new. They come with the same one-year limited warranty as a brand-new Kindle Fire. Learn More

via Kindle Fire – Full Color 7″ Multi-Touch Display with Wi-Fi – More than a Tablet.

The Kindle(‘s on) Fire

The order book for Amazon’s Kindle Fire is on fire. CNET reports that there were more orders for the Kindle Fire than the other Kindle’s combined. While this many not be a threat for Apple, it spells great news for Amazon’s future sales of ebooks and other digital content (more on this in a later post).

Here’s a look at the Fire’s commercial: