Amazon boosts Fire TV sales over Christmas

DetailsEditor | 27 December 2014

In its twentieth holiday selling season, Amazon is claiming record growth with its formerly lagging Fire TV becoming the best-selling streaming media box on the online retail site.

amazonIndeed on the company's Fire TV Stick, Fire HD 6 and Fire HD 7 products were also said to be among the most wished-for items. In all Fire tablet sales on were up over three times year over year this Black Friday and Kindle e-reader sales on Black Friday grew nearly four times year over year. The Fire TV Stick was claimed as "the fastest-selling Amazon device ever."

"We are excited to welcome more than ten million new members to Amazon Prime this holiday season, who benefited from unlimited free two-day shipping on their holiday gifts. Prime members can watch tens of thousands of movies and TV episodes including the Golden Globe nominated show from Amazon Studios, Transparent," said Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of . "We are working hard to make Prime even better and expanding the recently launched Prime Now to additional cities in 2015."