Amazon Launches a $50 tablet
The ecommerce giant is updating its entire range …
Amazon have now confirmed and launched. In a strategy opposite to that of Apple, the online retail giant announced on Thursday a range of new electronic devices to attract consumers for their year-end purchases, including a $50 tablet . Despite the failure of his telephone fire phone, Amazon and performs a new push on the cheap electronics market.
“Today we make another step in our commitment to offering premium products at competitive prices,” said founder Jeff Bezos at the launch of the tablet Fire, whose price is 50 dollars.
This low cost 7-inch tablet, which runs on the latest version of Fire OS software which is based on Android, “provides a new benchmark in terms of what consumers are entitled to expect from a low cost tablet,” said Jeff Bezos assured.
HDMI 4K key
Amazon has a reputation for selling its devices with minimal margins in order to retain customers and attract them in its ecosystem, hoping to catch up then with sales of online products (music, videos and other services).
Amazon refreshes alongside its range of top performing tablets Fire HD high definition screens, with models from 149 cm to 8 inches and 10 inches dollars to 229 dollars, half the price of the latest Apple iPads equivalent format.
In addition, Amazon announced updates to its streaming devices, plugging in to a TV for watching online video content offered by Amazon, but also competing services like Netflix, HBO and ShowTime. The new generation of TV box Fire and Fire HDMI TV Stick key will be particularly compatible with ultra high definition video (4K).
Amazon also responds to the latest version of Apple TV, presented last week, which put a lot of emphasis on video games with a special offer for players combining a Fire TV, a joystick and two Video game for $140.
“Since the launch of the Amazon Fire TV last year, the games have been very successful with consumers. Today we are pleased to extend the opportunity to play on the Fire TV offering a new option, the Fire TV Gaming Edition, our customers and their families seeking affordable and quality games, “added the vice Amazon Chairman Peter Larsen.
Delivery of different tablet models is announced from September 30, and the TV products Fire for October.