Anita Davis
Oct 16, 2009

Amazon's Kindle still not available in key Asian markets

ASIA-PACIFIC - While readers in Cambodia, Laos and Sri Lanka can now purchase Amazon's Kindle, the device is still not available in China, Singapore, New Zealand, South Korea, Malaysia and Indonesia, with little word on when it will make its way into these key markets.

The Kindle can now be bought in 100 countries for a price of US$279 - $20 more than the e-reader sells in its native United States. Books sold internationally are also offered for a steeper price, for an average $11.99 compared to $9.99 in the US, all purchased through local credit cards.

In Asia, some Kindles offer wireless and blog support via its 3G GSM technology, provided across the world through local partners of...

To continue reading this article you need to be registered with Campaign. Registration is free and only takes a minute. Register Now or sign in below if you already have an account.

Existing users sign in here

Forgotten Password?

Having trouble signing in?

Contact Customer Support at
customerservices@campaignasia.com
or call+852 3175 1913

Membership

Why Subscribe?

  • Campaign Asia-Pacific online premium content* including in-depth monthly focus on key trends and industry issues
  • Unlimited website access*, and an archive of more than 70,000 articles
  • Regular value-added supplements including brand health checks, sector studies, ad critiques and research charts
  • Daily newsletters and breaking story alerts straight to your inbox
  • New weekly feature articles on the latest research, innovation and marketing trends
  • Be the first to hear about industry events

or call +65 9771 3034
or email subscriptions@campaignasia.com

Follow us

Top news, insights and analysis every weekday

Sign up for Campaign Bulletins

Related Articles

Just Published

Premium
Agencies: Please just say 'no' to exploitative payment terms
Premium
4 hours ago

Agencies: Please just say 'no' to exploitative ...

Why isn't it that simple? You're being used as a creative bank to make brands' bottom line look good.

Premium
Pizza Hut puts durian on pizza (really)
Premium
4 hours ago

Pizza Hut puts durian on pizza (really)

This is not not a joke. We checked.

Premium
Asia business robust despite UK troubles: M&C Saatchi
Premium
5 hours ago

Asia business robust despite UK troubles: M&C Saatchi

Three of top six offices for the agency are in the region, and they continue to win new business and add headcount, according to the agency's Asia head.

Premium
Roku's Dataxu acquisition only included the US and UK
Premium
5 hours ago

Roku's Dataxu acquisition only included the US and UK

Roku only acquired one of Dataxu's four international offices.