Amazon says no smartphone this year, no free phone ever
0. phoneArena 08 Sep 2013, 22:28 posted on
Back on Friday, we told you about an interesting rumor that could change things around drastically in the low end of the smartphone industry; the buzz focused on the oft-rumored Amazon smartphone. According to a couple of former WSJ journalists, not only is the Amazon smartphone real, it would be offered free without a contract...
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1. BREvenson (Posts: 240; Member since: 17 May 2012)
If it sounds too good to be true...well, you know the rest.
While Amazon could broaden its tech influence by introducing a smartphone to go with its tablet lineup, putting the price at zero would have been ridiculous. Even with ad support, subscription-based services, etc., Amazon would lose more than they gain.
There's still hope for next year, or maybe even this year, if Amazon is pulling our leg...
2. TheLolGuy (Posts: 483; Member since: 05 Mar 2013)
I\'m disappointed in ANYONE who even thought a free phone off-contract would ever happen. Ever.
3. ajac09 (Posts: 1481; Member since: 30 Sep 2009)
More proof that alot of rumors are just made up
4. bugsbunny00 (Posts: 2004; Member since: 07 Jun 2013)
3d floating image on screen? gees dont think so...