Kindle 3 is Amazon's all-time bestseller
In five months, the Kindle 3 has shot to the top of Amazon's bestseller list, unseating the last book of the popular Harry Potter series, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows."
In a press release, Amazon announced that on its peak day, Nov. 29, consumers broke more records and ordered more than 13.7 million items worldwide -- a mind-blowing 158 items per second.
Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com founder and chief executive, credited the Kindle's $139 price point, e-ink display and long battery life with the great sales figures.
The release also has some random facts about Amazon's sales this year. For example, Sunday was the biggest mobile shopping days for iPad, iPhone and Android users, but it was Friday for BlackBerry users.
Amazon moved more merchandise on its peak day this year than it did on its peak day last year, when the company sold 9.5 million items worldwide, or 110 items per second on Dec. 14.
| December 27, 2010; 12:23 PM ET
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