Kindle becomes Amazon's greatest selling product ever

Kindle becomes Amazon's greatest selling product ever

<p>Stieg Larsson and the Kindle are among Amazon.co.uk&#39;s bestselling products of the year.</p><p>The e-book reader, which was able to be bought through Amazon.co.uk for the first time in August, was its bestselling product of the year, although no sales figures were given.</p><p>Stieg Larsson&#39;s <em>The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet&#39;s Nest</em> (Quercus) was its bestselling book, with Larsson&#39;s other two books in the Millennium trilogy making the top 10. The runaway Christmas success, <em>Jamie&#39;s 30 Minute Meals</em> by Jamie Oliver (Michael Joseph), placed fifth overall.&nbsp;</p><p>The internet retailer also revealed the Kindle has become its&nbsp;biggest selling product of all-time.</p><div>Amazon said it received 13.7m orders worldwide during its peak day of November 29, a rate of 158 items per second.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>The retailer said on Christmas Day, more customers turned on Kindles, downloaded the Kindle app and bought more Kindle e-books than on any other day since the e-book reader went on sale in 2007.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>In the United States, <em>The Girl With the Dragon Tatto</em>o (published by Vintage in the US and Quercus and the UK) was the most purchased and most gifted Kindle book on Christmas Day.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>The previous bestselling product on Amazon was JK Rowling&#39;s <em>Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.</em></div><p>Amazon.co.uk&#39;s 2010 Top 10:</p><p>1. Kindle</p><p>2. Toy Story 3</p><p>3. &nbsp;Stieg Larsson - The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet&#39;s Nest</p><p>4. Call of Duty - Black Ops</p><p>5. Jamie Oliver - Jamie&#39;s 30 Minute Meals&nbsp;</p><p>6. Take That - Progress&nbsp;</p><p>7. Stieg Larsson - The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo</p><p>8. &nbsp;Integral USB 2.0 Single Slot SD Reader</p><div>9. Stieg Larsson - The Girl Who Played With Fire</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>10. SanDisk 8GB SDHC Secure Digital Card</div></p>