Amazon to launch mobile phone
After successfully marketing the tablet Fire Kindle, Amazon reportedly is developing a smart phone (smartphone). Amazon made ??the smartphone will compete with Apple’s iPhone and phones based on Google’s Android operating system.
Previously, the tablets made by Amazon, Kindle Fire hot enough to make Apple and Google. Google to release a competitor to Kindle-Fire, Nexus 7 and Apple will release a mini iPad.
A source anonymity, as quoted by Bloomberg, said the China mobile phone manufacturer, Foxconn, is working with e-commerce companies from the United States were to make a smart phone that is reportedly still in the plans of both companies closed.
Bloomberg called the Amazon trying to secure a production plan to consider purchasing a smartphone with a wireless technology patent from the interdigital Incorporated. This was done in order to avoid patent infringement claims from competitors.
Incorporated Citigroup analyst Mark Mahaney says Amazon plans to launch a smartphone in November 2012.
There is no information about the operating system to be used in this Amazon smartphone. However, Amazon will most likely stick with Android, the same as that used in tablet Kindle Fire.
On the news, Amazon spokesman, Drew Herdener, declined to comment.