Amazon Launches $49.99 Tablet To Attract Consumers

Amazon Launches $49.99 Tablet To Attract Consumers

Amazon Inc. has rolled out a low cost, $49.99 tablet to draw in more and more customers to avail its online services. This pricing has set the cat among the pigeons and will give Amazon tablet a special place in the crowded tablet market. This is a new Fire tablet from the stable of Amazon and is going on sale across America on the 30th of September.

This new Fire tablet will be coming out with a 7 inch screen and will also have a front and a rear camera. These are some of the features that many look into when buying Tablets and Amazon wants to bring as many consumers as possible under its banner by offering this low cost tablet.

One popular segment of the tablet that is growing leaps and bounds in the market is the under $100 tablets, according to the senior vice president of Amazon devices, Dave Limp. He also mentioned that Amazon’s best selling tablet last year was the $99 Fire HD tablet.

The inexpensive tablets that are on sale are made on TN panels that offer poor image quality and restricted viewing angles. The Apple’s new Fire tablet comes with 7 inch IPS display screen with a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. This tablet is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad core processor and has a RAM memory of 16 GB. The Amazon Fire $49.99 tablet is offered with a MicroSD slot which you can use to expand the tablet’s storage space up to 128 GB. The fire tablet also offers front and rear cameras.

Amazon is looking to sell as many tablets as possible this holiday season. It wants its consumers to buy the maximum number of under $50 tablets to gift it to their loved ones and friends this holiday. Hence, it is offering the Fire tablet six pack for just $250. This means that you need to pay for just five tablets and the sixth one comes home free.

Amazon will also be offering the new Fire tablet in a $100 Kids’ edition with one year unlimited Amazon free time, which offers more than 10,000 books, educational apps, games, videos, collection of age appropriate websites and YouTube videos. The Kids edition tablet will also come with a two year warranty. If the tablet is broken within the 2 year warranty period, then Amazon will replace it for free, no matter how it gets damaged.

References:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/09/17/amazoncom-products-idUSL1N11N01O20150917

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2984635/entertainment/amazon-launches-6-major-new-devices-including-a-4k-fire-tv-and-a-50-fire-tablet.html

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/amazon-dangles-50-tablet-computer-to-hook-more-consumers/2015/09/17/2f7b016e-5d3d-11e5-8475-781cc9851652_story.html

September 18th, 2015 by