Amazon will now start directly selling Apple devices like the iPhone, iPad Pro and Apple Watch

Amazon will now start directly selling Apple devices like the iPhone, iPad Pro and Apple Watch
Ever notice that you can't buy the Apple iPhone directly from Amazon? In fact, you might have realized that Apple doesn't sell any of its products through Amazon's website or app except through third party sellers. But that is going to change very soon, according to a fresh report from CNET. Amazon and Apple have shaken hands on a deal that will allow the world's largest e-commerce firm to directly sell extremely popular Apple devices like the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, the Apple Watch Series 4 and the new iPad Pro models.

Amazon will start selling these Apple products beginning in the next few weeks in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Japan and India. The Amazon marketplace, where third-party sellers post items for sale, will only list Apple and Beats products from official Apple re-sellers after January 4th, 2019. The deal is a win-win for both companies. For Amazon, it gives the firm the ability to list popular Apple devices during the upcoming holiday shopping season. For Apple, it could lead to increased sales of these products through Amazon's heavily visited website and app.


One Apple product that you won't find on Amazon is the Home Pod smart speaker. This is because the device is a competitor to Amazon's category leading Echo devices. In fact, Amazon also won't sell speakers belonging to the Google Home line, another Echo competitor.

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10 Comments

1. libra89

Posts: 2259; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Wow...

2. BLUEBLASTER

Posts: 915; Member since: Feb 23, 2014

Yeah because the iPhone was going to complete with the Firephone ha ha

3. lyndon420

Posts: 6517; Member since: Jul 11, 2012

I don't know how well this will fly. Can't be seen in the 'all important' block long lineup when ordering online...lol.

4. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

That's a good thing for both. Stock is gonna soar.

5. akistz

Posts: 31; Member since: Sep 26, 2018

Trillion dollar companies looking each other’s back xd seriously though it’s about time amazon sold iPhones

6. KingSam

Posts: 1377; Member since: Mar 13, 2016

I’ve always noticed amazon is a terrible place to buy apple products.

7. libra89

Posts: 2259; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Yeah but that's because of either the price hike and/or not being sure if the product is genuine. We will see what happens on the price side but at least this will resolve the genuine issue.

8. Fred3

Posts: 397; Member since: Jan 16, 2018

Apple knows Amazon is good at selling and the iPhones released this year aren't doing good in sales. Sadly them taking up with Amazon still won't matter

9. Fred3

Posts: 397; Member since: Jan 16, 2018

Apple knows Amazon is good at selling and the iPhones released this year aren't doing good in sales. Sadly them taking up with Amazon still won't matter

10. xfire99

Posts: 1205; Member since: Mar 14, 2012

Apple arrogant times is over when sales are declining. Amazon won't help to increase sales. Only the price will.

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