Research firm iSuppli expects shipments of 3.9M Kindle Fire tablets this quarter, pushing Amazon...

|By:, SA News Editor

Research firm iSuppli expects shipments of 3.9M Kindle Fire tablets this quarter, pushing Amazon (AMZN) to second place in tablets behind Apple (AAPL), which the firm expects will ship 18.6M iPads this quarter. iSuppli speculates Apple may reduce iPad 2 pricing when iPad 3 is launched, in much the same way iPhone 3 prices were cut on the rollout of iPhone 4. (earlier)