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Amazon says no smartphone this year, no free phone ever

0. phoneArena posted on 08 Sep 2013, 22:28

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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posted on 08 Sep 2013, 22:47

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...

posted on 08 Sep 2013, 23:25 2

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.


posted on 08 Sep 2013, 23:43

3. ajac09 (Posts: 1482; Member since: 30 Sep 2009)

More proof that alot of rumors are just made up

posted on 09 Sep 2013, 01:51

4. bugsbunny00 (Posts: 2195; Member since: 07 Jun 2013)

3d floating image on screen? gees dont think so...

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