[Rumor] Foxconn Contracts to Build 5 Million Amazon Smartphones

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  1. dgstorm

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    For months we have had a small trickle of rumors suggesting that Amazon intends to extend their massive success with tablets into other areas of the mobile world by developing an Amazon smartphone that is likely to be Android powered. Today's newest rumor seems to confirm these rumors, and comes along with some more juicy details. Supposedly, Amazon has already contracted with Foxconn to build 5 million Amazon smartphones. Here's a quote with some additional info,

    Supposedly, this new Amazon smartphone will debut sometime between the second and third quarter of next year and will sell between $100-$200 dollars. The source of this info was not specific on whether that price was the manufacturer cost, the full retail cost, or the subsidized cost. Of course, we will keep an eye on this and let you guys know as soon as we hear anything else.

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    I think this rumor is either wrong or inaccurate.

    No way would Amazon only order 5 million. They'd be looking at selling 4-5 times that many of these things. Unless this is an initial order with the ability to increase it depending on demand.