Register Guidelines E-Books Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Go Back   MobileRead Forums > E-Book Readers > Amazon Kindle

Notices

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 04-22-2009, 03:46 PM   #1
akira28
Boy Wonder
akira28 has a complete set of Star Wars action figures.akira28 has a complete set of Star Wars action figures.akira28 has a complete set of Star Wars action figures.akira28 has a complete set of Star Wars action figures.akira28 has a complete set of Star Wars action figures.
 
akira28's Avatar
 
Posts: 258
Karma: 480
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: NYC
Device: Jetbook, T3, Nokia N800, Zodiac, iTouch, PDN, Kindle3
Kindle costs $185 to produce

Amazon.com has said little about the economics of its Kindle business, but a new study suggests that the profit margins on the e-reader device are likely generous -- and leave room for future price cuts.

Full article here:
http://www.marketwatch.com/news/stor...-C5D707D1B293}
akira28 is offline  
Old 04-22-2009, 05:05 PM   #2
Slow_hand
Groupie
Slow_hand has a complete set of Star Wars action figures.Slow_hand has a complete set of Star Wars action figures.Slow_hand has a complete set of Star Wars action figures.Slow_hand has a complete set of Star Wars action figures.
 
Slow_hand's Avatar
 
Posts: 190
Karma: 326
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Baltimore
Device: Amazon Kindle 2
Cost to produce is almost irrelevant to cost to buy.Things are priced what they will sell for, not what they cost. People still pay up to $15.99 for CD's that cost pennies to make.
Slow_hand is offline  
Old 04-22-2009, 05:23 PM   #3
JSWolf
Resident Curmudgeon
JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
JSWolf's Avatar
 
Posts: 38,548
Karma: 19637653
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Roslindale, Massachusetts
Device: Kobo Aura H2O, Sony PRS-650, Sony PRS-T1, nook STR, iPad 1, iPhone 5
Duplicate thread ... please see http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=45394
JSWolf is offline  
Old 04-22-2009, 05:41 PM   #4
krisk
Wizard
krisk can illuminate an eclipsekrisk can illuminate an eclipsekrisk can illuminate an eclipsekrisk can illuminate an eclipsekrisk can illuminate an eclipsekrisk can illuminate an eclipsekrisk can illuminate an eclipsekrisk can illuminate an eclipsekrisk can illuminate an eclipsekrisk can illuminate an eclipsekrisk can illuminate an eclipse
 
krisk's Avatar
 
Posts: 2,148
Karma: 8229
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: on the road again
Device: kindle
Quote:
Originally Posted by JSWolf View Post
are you this anal about everything? do you suffer from Kindle envy? why do you persist in haunting the Kindle threads when you make no secret of your dislike for the device?
krisk is offline  
Old 04-22-2009, 05:43 PM   #5
Nate the great
Sir Penguin of Edinburgh
Nate the great ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Nate the great ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Nate the great ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Nate the great ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Nate the great ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Nate the great ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Nate the great ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Nate the great ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Nate the great ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Nate the great ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Nate the great ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
Nate the great's Avatar
 
Posts: 10,608
Karma: 3586209
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: DC Metro area
Device: Shake a stick plus 1
Quote:
Originally Posted by krisk View Post
are you this anal about everything? do you suffer from Kindle envy? why do you persist in haunting the Kindle threads when you make no secret of your dislike for the device?
Yes, he is that anal. Thread closed.
Nate the great is online now  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Sell Kindle 2 with OCTO Faux Leather Kindle Sleeve 185 ideas1 Flea Market 2 05-03-2010 03:47 PM
Amazon’s Kindle 2 Costs $185.49 to Build, iSuppli Teardown Reveals DMcCunney News 7 12-25-2009 11:10 PM
Printing The NYT Costs Twice As Much As Sending Every Subscriber A Free Kindle Liviu_5 News 19 02-07-2009 05:36 PM
Cybook vs Kindle Costs of Books Jeff Shek Which one should I buy? 25 01-18-2008 04:10 AM
Amazon Kindle costs $400-500 / this October TadW Amazon Kindle 3 09-07-2007 11:52 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:13 PM.


MobileRead.com is a privately owned, operated and funded community.