Originally Posted by Canuck_in_Japan
Amazon has already dropped the price of the Japanese Paperwhite to $100 US. That's for the ad-free version. Unbelievable! No doubt a shot across Kobo's bow.
Kobo is behind this whole thing.
Japan had been sitting there untapped by a Western market for years, then Kobo takes advantage, Amazon see's the lost market and desperately swoops in.
Oh well, it just creates a bigger market for authors etc.