Here’s a cool chart that’s been passed around this weekend from Kevin Kelly at Technium. He just plots out the sliding price of the Kindle and suggests we could see free Kindles by November.
We think it’s unlikely that Amazon just gives away all Kindles, but we don’t think it’s unreasonable to see Amazon package the Kindle in its Prime service. It’s already offering streaming, and free two-day shipping for $79. Why not throw in a Kindle, maybe at a slightly higher price like $100?
Kelly suggests another way Amazon could make the Kindle free is if a buyer promises to buy, say, 20 books then he or she can get a free Kindle.
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