Price Amazon Fire Phone US declined in recent months by 70 percent




Amazon has a few months to 70 percent of the price deducted from his Fire Phone smartphone in the United States. Where the unit at the release in summer cost another $ 649, is now $ 199.

In Amazon’s online store in Germany the price falls too, but not so fast: there he came early October for 449 euros, but the Fire Phone now a price of 399 euros. It appears to be to be a limited time offer, while the price reduction in Amazon’s homeland seems final.

A drastic drop in prices usually indicates, that a manufacturer of unsold stocks will lose, because the storage and preservation of the aircraft is more expensive than for less money than expected sales of the devices. It also seems the case: the disappointing sales weighed on the latest financial results. Such a drastic price reduction is not unique: this happened previously, for example HP, in 2011 three-quarters of the price of its TouchPad tablet forger .

Amazon has said that despite the lack of success it continues to develop smartphones based on its own Fire OS, a fork of Android without Google services. Fire Phone characterized by a 3D interface that works with face tracking and deep integration with Amazon’s own services, such as Firefly, a camera function that allows users to recognize the software objects, after which she objects can be ordered directly in Amazon’s online store.


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