Amazon to Offer Netflix App on Kindle Fire

-- Kindle Fire Downloads available for Facebook, Pandora, Twitter, Rhapsody, Zynga, GameLoft, Rovio

An application that will allow Netflix subscribers to watch TV shows and movies from its Watch Instantly library is among the apps Amazon will offer to consumers that buy its Kindle Fire tablet next week.

The $199 tablet, which ships Nov. 15, will also allow support apps for Facebook, Pandora, Rhapsody, Zynga, Rovio, The Weather Channel and games from Electronic Arts. Amazon cited several other examples of apps and games that will be available for download to the Kindle Fire, including Allrecipes, Bloomberg, Cut the Rope, Doodle Fit, Fruit Ninja, Jenga, LinkedIn, Zillow, Airport Mania, Battleheart, Pulse, The Cat in the Hat, Quickoffice Pro, Jamie's 20-Minute Meals, IMDb Movies & TV, and Monkey Preschool Lunchbox. 

The Kindle Fire is expected to be one of the hottest products during the holiday shopping season. Analysts project that Amazon could sell 5 million tablets by the end of the year. 

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