Amazon working on Android console

Device rumoured to be on target for Black Friday launch
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Amazon is working on its own Android console for release on or around Black Friday, claim sources.

The company has been in hardware manufacturing for a while, with both the Kindle e-reader and the Kindle Fire tablet on shelves, and Amazon even has its own Android app store.

According to Game Informer, people with “knowledge of the in-development hardware” claim that Amazon will be taking advantage of titles already available through this platform to release its own game console with a dedicated controller.

An Amazon spokesperson declined to comment, saying the company doesn't comment on rumors or speculation.

Amazon isn't the only company rumored to be entering the micro-console arena.

Sources have reported that both Apple and Google are working on their own living-room systems, and Samsung has already unveiled a controller for the Galaxy S4 that can double as a console.