Report: Amazon has room to slash Kindle Fire price aggressively

Report: Amazon has room to slash Kindle Fire price aggressively
According to analysts, Amazon now has ample room to aggressively drop the price of the Kindle Fire tablet.

Cost of supplies has fallen to $133.80 since launch, says iSuppli, down from $185.60 in November of last year.



Memory prices have fallen significantly, and the display price has fallen, too.

Notes Brad Gastwirth of independent research firm ABR Investment Strategy: "Memory prices have been in free fall - with roughly a 50 percent price reduction in the past year. On the display side prices have also come down."

The Kindle Fire currently sells for $200, the same price as the recently launched Nexus 7, which has much more powerful specs.

Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 23 Jul 2012 22:27
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  • 2 comments
  • blueboy09

    This is just to make room for their newer inventory of a successor to the Kindle. After all, would Amzon let Google take their thunder? I don't think so!!

    Chance prepares the favored mind. Look up once in a while and you might learn something. - BLUEBOY

    24.7.2012 13:24 #1

  • mukhis

    no good office and no support from major email client make kindle fire a non-business tablet. good for casual buyers though.

    24.7.2012 23:06 #2

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