Whatever the final tally is, one thing is for sure: Amazon’s (s AMZN) Kindle Fire is a legitimate platform and will be driving app downloads for the tablet based on a modified version of Android(s goog) OS. Today, Read It Later (a service like TiVo (s tivo) for web content I recently profiled) came out and said iPhone and iPad, (s aapl) Android, Kindle Fire and Firefox extension.
This holiday it was the Kindle Fire—12.5% of all devices registered on Christmas day and an impressive 17% of new users on the day after Christmas were from the new Amazon device. As you can see below, the Kindle Fire is still quite a bit smaller than our Android and iPhone/iPad audiences (it’s also the only platform with no free version yet).
While some have claimed that Android users aren’t interested in paid or premium apps, 45% of…
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