Although frankly disastrous debut Amazon in the smartphone market, the company is not going to forget about this area. This was in an interview with Fortune said senior vice president of Amazon’s David Limp.
According to him, smartphones Fire Company brought him considerable loss, but Amazon is going to move forward and will develop the second generation Fire Phone, for which will work better pricing.
That is not true with the selected price Limp and associates failure smartphones Amazon Fire. To date, the remains unsold Fire Phone valued at $ 83 million. The total losses of the company associated with the specified mobile device amounts at $ 170 million.
As for other recent releases (including Fire TV Tablets Kindle Fire), they started ” very successful “. But, as usual, Limp numbers not divisible.
We recall that the Fire Phone was announced in June this year. The smartphone is equipped with 4.7-inch display with HD resolution and quad Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset clocked at 2.2 GHz, Adreno 330 graphics and 2GB of RAM. Also, the device is characterized by the support of gesture control.