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TORONTO -- About a year and a half after the first model was released in the U.S., Amazon is bringing its Kindle Fire tablet to Canada.

The company announced Thursday it had begun taking pre-orders for two versions of the Kindle Fire HD in Canada.

A seven-inch model with 16 gigabytes of storage sells for $214 and an 8.9-inch unit with 16 gigabytes is $284. Tablets with 32 gigabytes are available for an extra $30. The products are to start shipping June 13.

 

-- The Canadian Press

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition May 24, 2013 B5

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