Last week, we gave you some rather handsome mock ups of what the iPad Mini could potentially look like. This week, we present to you the mythical beast that is the “Amazon Kindle Phone.” Before I attempt any mockup project, I gather as much information and reference images as I can. Unfortunately, the only piece […]
Amazon’s Kindle fire HD 8.9 is shockingly nice to hold, finished with a black soft-touch back, and quite beautiful. The standard Amazon achieved with its 7-inch HD felt like a pivotal step forward in the company’s race to stay competitive in the tablet market, and its 8.9-inch brother takes that a step further. It’s a […]
We’ve long heard reports that Amazon is working on its own smartphone, likely powered by Android, to join its growing line of Kindle Fire tablets. A report from The Wall Street Journal suggested that the device will pack a 4-inch to 5-inch screen. Other reports, however, predicted that Amazon was going to launch the phone this year.
In any case, it seems bound to happen as Amazon continues to compete in the mobile space against rivals Apple, Google, Samsung and Barnes & Noble. We already know that it doesn’t make a profit on its Kindle Fire HD tablets, which are priced at $199, so it’s possible that my assumptions of a subsidy are wrong.
Do you think Amazon will really release a $200 smartphone without a contract?