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Amazon's devices head admits they 'didn't get the price right' on Fire Phone

Amazon's Senior Vice President of Devices David Limp admitted in an interview this week to mistakes the company made when it launched its first smartphone, the Fire Phone, stating flat out, "We didn't get the price right." That's something of an understatement. Amazon launched the Android-...
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Amazon posts $544 million operating loss in Q3, takes $170 million write-down on Fire Phone

Amazon just announced its Q3 2014 earnings, showing the largest operating loss in company history of $544 million for the quarter. That's dramatically higher than the $25 million operating loss of Q3 2013, despite the fact that net sales were up 20 percent to $20.58 billion this quarter....
Study suggests Amazon has only sold 35,000 Fire Phones since launch

Study suggests Fire Phone sales are not lighting on fire

A new study suggests that Amazon may have sold no more than 35,000 Fire Phones since the smartphone launched this summer. The reasearch cited reasons such as a high $200 price tag that's equivalent to Apple's iPhone 5s and Samsung's Galaxy S5 and an exclusivity with U.S. carrier AT&T as...

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Amazon's devices head admits they 'didn't get the price right' on Fire Phone

Amazon's Senior Vice President of Devices David Limp admitted in an interview this week to mistakes the company made when it launched its first smartphone, the Fire Phone, stating flat out, "We didn't get the price right." That's something of an understatement. Amazon launched the Android-...
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Amazon Fire Phone's latest update was just for bugfixes

For the two brave souls who asked, the 3.5.2 update for the Amazon Fire Phone was just bugfixes. Nothing in the changelog about buyer's remorse at all. Source: Amazon Thanks, DiVirus and Scott!
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Amazon UK starts selling the Fire Phone alongside other O2 smartphones

Amazon is now selling its Fire Phone in the UK, exclusively tied to O2. Available in both 32GB and 64GB configurations, you can pick up the former for £400 or fork out £480 for increased storage (both without contracts). It's also an option to go free with contracts starting from £28 a month....
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Amazon posts $544 million operating loss in Q3, takes $170 million write-down on Fire Phone

Amazon just announced its Q3 2014 earnings, showing the largest operating loss in company history of $544 million for the quarter. That's dramatically higher than the $25 million operating loss of Q3 2013, despite the fact that net sales were up 20 percent to $20.58 billion this quarter....
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Amazon dropping Fire Phone two-year contract price on AT&T to 99 cents

Amazon has decided to cut the two year contract price of its recently launched Fire Phone in the US down from $199 to just 99 cents on AT&T. The deal still includes a free year of Amazon Prime service, which normally costs $99. This move could be an indication that sales of the Fire Phone...
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Amazon Fire Phone UK pre-orders begin on O2 for September 30 launch

Pre-orders for the Amazon Fire Phone in the UK have begun, with the Android-based smartphone sold as an exclusive on O2, and shipments slated to begin on September 30th. People in the UK who purchase the Fire Phone will be able to get a year's worth of free Amazon Prime membership, which is a...
Study suggests Amazon has only sold 35,000 Fire Phones since launch

Study suggests Fire Phone sales are not lighting on fire

A new study suggests that Amazon may have sold no more than 35,000 Fire Phones since the smartphone launched this summer. The reasearch cited reasons such as a high $200 price tag that's equivalent to Apple's iPhone 5s and Samsung's Galaxy S5 and an exclusivity with U.S. carrier AT&T as...
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Amazon Fire Phone gets OS update with new features, better battery life and more

Amazon has released a new OS update for its Fire Phone which adds quite a few new features to the Android-based device, along with some improvements for battery life and more. Here's the change log for the update, which brings the Fire OS version number to 3.5.1 (111009920): Quick Switch -...
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Microsoft launches OneDrive app for Kindle Fire tablets and Fire Phone

Microsoft had made its OneDrive cloud storage app available for Amazon's Kindle Fire tablets and its new Fire smartphone via its launch in the Amazon Appstore. Microsoft stated: "A couple of weeks ago, our colleagues on the Office team released the OneNote app, which gave Kindle Fire and...
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The Amazon Fire Phone review

The best phone you probably won't want to buy Of course we got interested when Amazon finally showed off the Fire Phone. Rumors had been flying for quite a while, but once we actually saw what Amazon had to offer, we had to take a look at it. It's Android at it's core — though not in a way we're...

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