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Amazon's 7-inch tablet to be priced at $250?

Amazon's Android-powered tablet to be priced competitively, at $250?

| Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones News | Posted: Sep 5, 2011 4:53 am

Amazon's upcoming Google Android-powered 7-inch tablet is reportedly called "Amazon Kindle," but differs from the other Kindles. The new Kindle is due for launch in November and at a very eye-opening price of just $250. Amazon's competitive price mixed with their large range of content could push the Kindle into the race against already established tablets like the iPad and GALAXY Tab.

 

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Amazon are using an older Android 2.2 OS but have built things on top of it of course and have deeply integrated their services into the new tablet with a Kindle app for reading books, Amazon's Cloud Player for music, Amazon's Instant Video player for watching movies and Amazon's Android Appstore. The Kindle reportedly only has a single-core chip and 6GB of internal storage and the initial Kindel will be WiFi-only.

 

The biggest news is of course, the price. At $250 it is super competitive and should gain a fair amount of sales on price alone.

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Pcworld.idg.com.au

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