Amazon.com Inc is having a press conference on 6 September near Los Angeles, said an invitation sent out on Thursday by the world’s largest Internet retailer. Rumours are rife that the company will use the event to unveil its new Kindle Fire tablet, which is expected to see a release in the UK later this year.
While mooted specifications are still few and far between, there are whispers that the Amazon Kindle Fire could feature a larger 10in screen and run a heavily tweaked version of Android. It is also expected to come with a front-facing video calling camera plus microUSB and [...]
The UK’s biggest book retailer Amazon now sells more ebooks than hardbacks and paperbacks combined, the company has said. For every 100 print books sold through the site, Amazon said it sold 114 titles for its Kindle e-reader device.
It added that the average Kindle owner bought up to four times more books than they did before owning the device.
The strong figures have been boosted by titles such as multi-million selling erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey. The book has sold more than 31 million copies worldwide, with two million ebooks of the title selling in less than four months.
The figures do not take into account ebook [...]
Expected? perhaps not. While investment companies and strategy officials were busy down ranking the Amazon fire tablet. Amazon seems to have pulled a Witwicky with the results of first day preorders. The company has reportedly snagged orders over 95,000 for a device that they are yet to start selling.
While playing the numbers game isn’t safe in the tablet scenario, RIM sold a total of 200,000 Playbooks, Apple on the other hand sold over 300,000 on the day of order commencement. So being able to sell 100,000 of a tablet that is priced at 199$ is not a difficult task to do.
Amazon’s holding a press conference on Wednesday, September 28th in New York. There is no information on what is expected. But the amount of talks of the tablets from Amazon, will lead anyone to believe that the launch will happen the same day.
Specific rumors have been pointing at a touchscreen version of the Kindle that runs on Android. Others say its a full fledged tablet, this will still be called Kindle or Kindle Tab.
Either way we wont know till we know, and we will tell you first!
Amazon has been working on an Android Based tablet, this news has been confirmed by the Amazon’s CEO. But, in a drastic turn of events according to Android and Me, looks like the company is actually planning a host of ANDROID POWERED DEVICES. Ranging from Tablets in various sizes, E-book readers and even possibly a Smartphone.
Earlier this week Amazon’s CEO, Jeff Bezos, said “stay tuned” for more information on the product, which is rumored to have been manufactured by Samsung and could launch as early as this summer. According to us a tablet from amazon will possibly beat the sales of their E-book reader [...]
There is a massive stir in the rumor mill that Amazon will release its Android Tablet this Summer as an answer to ever growing popularity of the said devices. Amazon will also release a new version of worlds most popular e-book reader the Amazon Kindle. Rumors suggest that the Tablet will be manufactured by Samsung and will run a customized version of Honeycomb 3.0 for Android. This will also perfectly fit the new Android app-store and Cloud-Drive from Amazon.
Other Reports suggest that the Tablet will infact be a revision the the Kindle and will have a color e-ink display. With Android, an E-Ink Display running Honeycomb 3.0 and a capacitive touchscreen in a 10.1 inch [...]