|06-29-2009, 01:58 PM||#1|
2017 Is Here! Run Away!
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Durham, NC
Device: Every Kindle Ever Made & To Be Made + Kobo Aura + Nexus7.2!
No new or replacement DX until August!
Just saw this thread on the Amazon Discussion Boards - looks legit - apparently Amazon has really sold out of the DX and either kept none in reserve for replacing bad units - or has sent them all out as replacements by now.
Imagine - having your Kindle die - and no replacement until August!
|06-29-2009, 02:43 PM||#2|
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: on the road again
I wonder if they will be giving out loaner K2s for broken DXs? I would so go into withdrawal!
|06-30-2009, 01:59 AM||#4|
Join Date: Jan 2009
Device: iPod Touch
Wow that is simply poor management. I often wonder how corporate execs claim to deserve those huge salaries when they can't manage the simplest thing, like supply/demand of one of their flagship products.
|06-30-2009, 06:42 PM||#5|
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Panama City, FL
Dont count on it.
It took me 3 months to get a Kindle 1 replacement after a little mishap.
|06-30-2009, 07:57 PM||#6|
Join Date: Jul 2008
Device: Amazon Kindle 2
Poor management -right, that's why Amazon is one of the most successful internet companies and one of the few companies of any kind to thrive in the depression. I wish my portfolio was full of poorly managed companies like this one.
|06-30-2009, 10:17 PM||#7|
Join Date: Mar 2009
Device: Kindle Paperwhite, KDX Graphite, Surface Pro
|07-03-2009, 01:07 PM||#9|
curiouser and curiouser
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Seattle, WA
Device: Kindle DX, K1,K2, iTouch 16gb
And couldn't it just be that there *is* a huge demand for a product like the DX, that Amazon ordered and received a ton of inventory in advance (as much as the supplier could produce) which really *did* completely sell out quickly because a *whole lot* of folks wanted to buy these items? Maybe, just maybe the DX is simply a successful product!
hehe - I know I wouldn't trade my DX back for anything and am glad I pre-ordered.
well, heading out to sit and read by sunny Puget Sound - will pack a lunch and make it a DX picnic... happy July 3rd-4th holiday all!
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