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Old 10-19-2012, 03:37 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by HarryT View Post
I doubt the market is large enough to make it a commercially viable proposition, especially when Amazon sell the Kindle at cost price, relying on content sales to make their profit.
Not that I really believe Jeff Bezos that they are only breaking even. Maybe on the first shipments. But with component prices dropping quickly they will be making money in as little as 2 months or so.

Still, your basic premise is correct. No way to make a profit on such a reading device now. Most buyers don't care about openness and versatility, they want simplicity.
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