Amazon Fire Phone became cheaper nowadays with just 99 cents from $200. The 32-gigabyte version which went on sale two months ago faces a tough competition from other smartphone brand makers such as Samsung, Apple, Microsoft and others. Amazon also slashed the price of its 64GB Fire Phone to $100 down from the original price $300. A study last month found out that Amazon was not selling well in all of its Fire Phone although they don’t disclose sales figure…
by Sarah Perez, Jun 16, 2014, TECHCRUNCH.com
Ahead of a press conference this week where Amazon is expected to introduce its first-ever Amazon smartphone, the company is making a point to call out how much its mobile app ecosystem has grown in recent months. According to news released by the company this morning, the Amazon Appstore now has over 240,000 applications – a number which has nearly tripled year-over-year. In addition, those apps are available in nearly 200 countries.
While those numbers are good for Amazon, in relation to its top two competitors in the mobile industry – Apple and Google – the company still has far to go. For comparison’s sake, at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference earlier this month, the company announced it had roughly 1.2 million applications. Meanwhile, Google is estimated to have around the same, leaving the top two stores neck and neck.