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iSuppli tears down the Amazon Kindle Fire: cost of materials exceeds the actual price

0. phoneArena posted on 18 Nov 2011, 07:51

We've previously heard estimates that the Amazon Kindle Fire sells for less than it actually costs, leaving Amazon at loss, but now iSuppli has given its definite confirmations saying that the 7-inch tablet costs exactly…

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posted on 18 Nov 2011, 08:00 2

1. arcq12 (Posts: 733; Member since: 13 Oct 2011)

i guess this is a good strategy. they will have a comeback profit on the online purchases from the tab..

posted on 18 Nov 2011, 08:20 2

2. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)

I wonder if Apple is going to start subsidizing the cost of iPads?

posted on 18 Nov 2011, 09:12 2

3. jamrockjones (Posts: 345; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)

That's pretty smart of Amazon. Good thinking.

posted on 18 Nov 2011, 11:23 1

4. remixfa (Posts: 14604; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)

$25 is all it costs for a dual core OMAP?? hmm.. THATS CHEAP.. lol

posted on 18 Nov 2011, 12:27 1

5. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)

That seems like a horrible business model.

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