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New Kindle's iPad challenge

Adrian Weckler offers four reasons why Amazon’s new Kindle tablet (for the US only) won’t compete with the iPad.

28th September, 2011
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Jeff Bezos, Amazon's CEO, with new Kindle Fire

Today, Amazon launched a new tablet device to compete with the iPad. Called the Kindle Fire, and available only in the US, the seven-inch device is based on the Android operating system and also includes the company’s ebook software. The company says it will sell for $200 (€148), a huge discount on the cheapest iPad (€480). Even though this makes it look like a big seller, it still doesn’t mean that the gadget will be...

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