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Slideshow: Kindle Fire HD 2013 Teardown

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10/10/2013  
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Charles Murray
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Re: the cost of the components
Charles Murray   10/10/2013 1:53:29 PM
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That makes sense, Rob. The mobile phone industry has lived by that business model for a long time. So has the printer business.

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the cost of the components
Rob Spiegel   10/10/2013 11:03:26 AM
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Nice teardown. I'm curious as to the cost of the components. I had heard that the cost of components in the Kindle equaled the price of the Kindle and that Amazon was selling the product at a loss in order to generate greater online sales.

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