Analyst Estimates Amazon Rakes in over $130 per Kindle Fire

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Ledoubleu

Not to mention Amazon Prime revenues. This seems to be on the surface a pretty good service. Annually set at 80 bucks a pop with many perks for joining, this makes the Kindle Fire the electronic equivalent of a gateway drug.

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Gezzer

Haven't consoles been doing that for the longest time?
Even as far back as the PS1, I think, they first sold at cost or a small loss, and then made it up on the games. Then as the hardware components got cheaper they'd bounce between gaining back a bit and cutting prices to increase the user base. A proven marketing concept.

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devastator_2000

Shoot, razors have been doing this for ever. Give away (these days sell very cheap) the razor and make your money off the over priced razor blades.

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Cleaver

Not to be second guessed? Reminds of Steve Jobs.

And I don't even like Steve Jobs. I sure hope Amazon keeps stealing Apple's thunder.

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