The Amazon Kindle Fire has sparked interest with developers coming from North America, a new study reveals.
According to a new report from research firm IDC and Appcelerator, the Kindle Fire edged the Samsung Galaxy Tab as the tablet developers are most interested in making apps for.
The study reveals that 49 percent of respondents said they were very interested in developing apps for the Kindle Fire while the Galaxy Tab got 48 percent saying the same.
Nonetheless, the Galaxy Tab leads the interest scale when looking at the results of the study on a global scale with an average of 56 percent saying they are very interested in developing apps for the Samsung tablet.
Kindle Fire comes in second globally with 43 percent while the Motorola Xoom and HTC Flyer came next with 35 percent and 25 percent respectively.
The new IDC/Appcelerator study involved 2,160 Appcelerator Titanium developers who were asked to rank 15 tablets based on their interest to develop apps on them. The study was done on November 2 to 3.
Amazon started shipping the Kindle Fire on Monday.