Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Nero 2015 Supports Burning via Smartphone, WiFi Streaming
PMC Delivers 16-port SAS and SATA Storage Controllers
Google, Facebook and Twitter Collaborate On TODO Project
NBA 2K15 Allows You To Put Your Face Into The Game
Latest Cyberlink PowerDirector Offers Cloud Storage Features
Apple iOS 8 Coming On Wednesday
Latest Intel LTE Chipset Certified on China Mobile
ZTE Brings Its Supersized ZMax Smartphone To The US Market
Active Discussions
Yamaha CRW-F1UX
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
 Home > News > Mobiles > Amazon ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, November 18, 2011
Amazon Said To Launch Smartphone Next Year


Amazon.com will launch its own smartphone in the fourth quarter of 2012, Citigroup said, citing its supply-chain channel checks in Asia.

In a research note dated November 17, Citigroup researcher Mark Mahaney wrote: "Based on our supply chain channel checks in Asia ... we believe an Amazon Smartphone will be launched in 4Q12." The brokerage added that it believed the online retail giant is now jointly developing the phone with cellphone maker Foxconn.

"With the clear success of the Kindle e-Reader over the past 3 years, and Kindle Fire possibly succeeding in the low-priced tablet market, we view this as the next logical step for Amazon," the brokerage said.

The brokerage expects the smartphone to adopt a Texas Instrument OMAP 4 processor and Qualcomm's baseband chips.

Citigroup also suggested the device would cost $150 ~ $170 to build, and might be sold for about that amount. Amazon is selling the Kindle Fire tablet at $199, which is $10 less than research firm iHS determined was the $210 cost of building the device.

Amazon officials did not respond to a request for comment.


Previous
Next
Wolfram Alpha Shows Flights Overhead        All News        Media Companies Launch Deal Aggregator Site
Nearly All Mobile Malware in Q3 Was Targeted at Android     Mobiles News      Smartphone Sales Increased 42 Percent in Third Quarter of 2011, Android Runs On More Than 50 Percent of Those

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Amazon's Prime Instant Video Now Available on Android Phones
Amazon Fire Phone Now Available For 99 Cents
Amazon Buys Twitch for $970 million
Could Amazon Challenge Google's Ad Business?
Amazon.com Releases Card-swiping Device
Amazon Offers New 3D Printed Products Store
Amazon Unveils e-book Subscription Service
Amazon Is Getting Serious About Drones
Amazon Billed Parents for Millions of Dollars in Children's Unauthorized In-App Charges
Amazon Releases The Fire Phone
BlackBerry to Offer Amazon Appstore Available on BlackBerry 10 Smartphones
Amazon's First Smartphone Coming Tomorrow

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .