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Old 04-22-2009, 02:46 PM   #1
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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.

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Old 04-22-2009, 04:05 PM   #2
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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.
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Old 04-22-2009, 04:23 PM   #3
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Duplicate thread ... please see http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=45394
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Old 04-22-2009, 04:41 PM   #4
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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?
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Old 04-22-2009, 04:43 PM   #5
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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.
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