Amazon: We will not launch a free smartphone

Posted on Monday, Sep 09 2013 @ 13:24 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
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Amazon officially dispelled rumors about a free smartphone. The online shopping giant said it won't launch a smartphone this year, and that if it did launch one in the future, it would not be free.
A spokesman for Amazon.com Inc. said Sunday the online retail giant won’t launch a smartphone this year, and that if it did launch one in the future, it “would not be free.”

The statement by Amazon came 48 hours after we reported that the company was considering introducing a smartphone for free to consumers, according to people with knowledge of its smartphone development efforts.
Source: Jessica Lessin


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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