Amazon tablet lineup includes new low-cost options and kids models, too

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The massive online marketplace is now offering a thinner, lighter and cheaper model of Kindle Fire. The latest Amazon tablet offerings have been unveiled and it’s clear that affordability and children are two areas of central focus for the company. The spotlight has fallen on a new version of the company’s 7-inch tablet, which is now lighter and thinner. Moreover, the larger 8-inch version of it is $10 cheaper. This newly unveiled Fire 7 is the latest bare bones and yet very affordable Amazon mobile device. This new Amazon tablet…

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Tablet market is taking a nose dive as shipments drop off

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At the moment, Samsung and Apple are still holding the lead, but Amazon’s shipments are actually rising. Despite the fact that Samsung and Apple still dominate the tablet market, their sales growth has plummeted. At the same time that those electronic giants see sluggishness at best, Amazon’s tablet shipments have skyrocketed. Amazon saw four times more sales in the third quarter this year than it did at the same time in 2015. The online marketplace has managed to find strong growth in the tablet market that is otherwise falling rapidly.…

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Amazon.com enters into tablet commerce collab with Baidu

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The American online marketplace is working with the Chinese company for Fire sales in China. Amazon.com has now joined forces with the top search company in China, Baidu, in order to be able to enhance its tablet commerce by releasing its Fire device to the Chinese consumer marketplace. This tablet contains a range of different features designed to let it stand out from other similar devices. The tablet commerce offerings from Amazon have been carefully designed to set the Fire apart from other devices within the same category. For example,…

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Amazon launches low cost Fire Tablet for t-commerce shot in the arm

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In an effort to boost online services, the company has released a 7-inch mobile device for only $50. Amazon has now launched a new Fire Tablet among several upgraded devices that it has released, as a part of an effort to boost mobile and t-commerce through affordable, practical gadgets. This new Amazon tablet has a 7-inch screen and features a forward and backward facing camera. What is likely most appealing to the target market for the Fire Tablet, however, is its price tag, as its launch price was only $49.99.…

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Amazon gives its mobile commerce a boost

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Mobile commerce and Amazon go hand and hand According to Bloomberg, Amazon has been trying out a new service that will allow tablet owners to use mobile apps to make item purchases. This is expected to give the online marketplace’s tablet, called the Kindle Fire, a significant place in mobile commerce among its users. ABI Research data has shown that over the next five years, the total revenues from mobile apps – including in-app purchases and pay-per-downloads, as well as in-app advertising and subscriptions – will explode. In fact, they…

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Android moves into iPad’s former territory with the help of Amazon’s Kindle Fire

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According to data from Flurry, a mobile analytics firm, Google can credit the sales of Amazon’s Kindle Fire with the significant growth of the Android operating system’s market share in 2011’s last quarter. The new Flurry data was based on measurements of app sessions on over 90 percent of devices running on Android. It indicated that between the fourth quarters of 2010 and 2011, Android gained an additional 10 percent of the tablet market share, so that it now sits at 39 percent, overall. The Kindle Fire tablet hit the…

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Amazon’s play in the tablet market

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Amazon.com did a good job of creating a new Kindle e-reader that is affordably priced; so affordable, that the new Kindle is out selling the leading Kindle, and the 3G and WiFi model e-readers. By using advertisements on their new e-reader, they were able to finance a newer, more affordable Kindle. Now, can they do the same with an Android based tablet? By using tasteful ad displays, small banners and screen-saver type advertisements, Amazon could create a new product that was less expensive. By strategically placing the ads, Amazon was…

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