technology news Beijing time on September 9th morning news, Amazon (295.86, 1.76, 0.60%) announced on Sunday that the company is not ready to launch a smart mobile phone this year, even in the future launch of mobile phone, also not free.
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technology blogger Jessica · Lessing (Jessica Lessin) on Friday in the personal blog revealed that Amazon plans to launch smart mobile phone free.
but Amazon spokesman denied in an e-mail on Sunday: we are not ready to launch this year, if we launch the phone in the future, it will not be free." This is the first time the Amazon Smartphone development process to respond.
before the news that Amason has been through its Lab 126 R & D department to develop smart phones, including a display of 3D images, and tracking eye movement equipment. But people familiar with the matter said it was unclear when Amazon’s smartphone will be on sale.
Lessing said that Amazon’s mobile phone release plan was delayed, in part because the company is exploring the business model of free smart phones.
in fact, the United States has signed a two-year contract for smart phones will be free to users. However, these promotions are usually implemented independently by the mobile operators, in order to sell older models, or attract more people to sign contracts.
is not yet clear why Amazon intends to produce smart phones, but the company has been expanding in recent years, terminal equipment product line. Amazon last week just showed the latest version of the Kindle Paperwhite reader, and is likely to be updated later this year, Kindle Fire tablet PC. (Ding Hong)