Amazon is considered to be one of the most recognized and well respected technologies major, which has established a strong base around the world with its high quality consumer electronic products. With its headquarters based in Seattle, United States the company is considered to be the world’s largest online retailer.
They have diversified businesses that include online bookstore, video games, electronic products etc. The company rose to immense popularity with the recent success of its tablet named Amazon Kindle Fire that runs on the android platform and was sold at a relatively affordable price compared to its competitors such as Apple’s ipad2 as well as Nook tablet.
Company gained immense appreciation since trying its first hand in the tablet market. Now the latest news that is making headlines is that Amazon is planning to launch a smartphone by the year 2012.
The rumor is that Amazon is teaming up with Foxconn International Holdings which is considered to be the premiere device manufacturer for the Apple based devices. Analysts believe that the development of smartphone by Amazon is desirable taking in to consideration the huge success they have achieved with the release of Android based Amazon Kindle Fire tablet.
The manufacture of smartphone will be a huge shift for Amazon which is mainly known for its consumption focused e-readers as well as tablets. With the release of Amazon Kindle fire tablet, Amazon in fact gave a big boost to the Android tablet interface which directly helped in building slate apps for the developers.
With many android based smartphones available in the international market at a relatively affordable price tag, it is for sure that it is going to be a big competition for Amazon especially once they enter the smartphone market. It is for sure that Amazon will not compromise on its quality at any cost.
Amazon is sure to include most of the advanced mobile applications that are based on Android with the help of increased collaboration of Foxconn International Holdings that is sure to give immense confidence for Amazon Inc. The decision of Amazon moving towards the smartphone market is seen with much anticipation from the industry analysts taking in to consideration the fact that some industry analysts are really pessimistic about Amazon entering the smartphone market.
The prospects of the success of the Amazon smartphone remain to be seen once the product is launched in 2012. The smartphone is sure to arrive with an affordable price tag as well as attractive features which are sure to convince as well as attract the users.