Hulu Plus Coming to Kindle Fire

Posted by at 10:18 am on November 11, 2011

Amazon today revealed that the will have access to the Hulu Plus​ service when it launches, just like the Nook Tablet. During the initial app announcement, the movie and TV show streaming service wasn’t mentioned, though other premium services such as Netflix and games from EA and Zynga were. This now gives the Fire the edge over the Nook, as Amazon has its own video and music store, while Barnes & Noble​ doesn’t.

The Kindle Fire is a seven-inch, full color touchscreen tablet with 8GB of storage that goes on sale next week for $200. The Nook Tablet will be costlier, at $250, but carry more storage space, at 16GB. Barnes & Noble’s CEO Bill Lynch chastised Amazon at the Nook Tablet event by claiming that 8GB wasn’t enough for a real media tablet.

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