continues to build buzz for next Monday’s launch of the Kindle Fire, its first touchscreen tablet computer. And today the company announced a new offering for the $199 device which is likely to please readers.

More than 400 full-color magazines and newspapers will be available in the Kindle Fire Newsstand, including Men’s Health, Cosmopolitan and Elle. Amazon also noted that Kindle Fire customers who subscribe before March 1, 2012 will get a free three-month trial of 17 Condé Nast magazines, including Vanity Fair, GQ, WIRED and Glamour.

All other titles are available with a 14-day free trial through the Newsstand.

“We think Kindle Fire customers will love the beautiful, intuitive reading experience we’ve built for their favorite magazines such as Us Weekly, The New Yorker, and Reader’s Digest,” said Russ Grandinetti, Vice President, Kindle Content. “The response from publishers has been overwhelmingly positive and they are excited to make their magazines and newspapers available on Kindle Fire, and we’re adding new titles all the time.”

More on the Kindle Fire Newsstand and the titles that will be carried here.

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  • Anonymous

    That may well be the coolest thing I have seen yet dude.

  • Anonymous

    That may well be the coolest thing I have seen yet dude.

  • Eludium Q36

    Um, if I’m paying for a print magazine I’m not going to pay again for it on any tablet. However, if the tablet edition has embedded video and novel interactive features that can’t be implemented in print then maybe I’d drop the print edition for it, but still not paying twice for the same product.

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