The World Is Amazon's Showroom

Can Amazon (AMZN) successfully crack the smartphone market? After all, Apple (AAPL) and Samsung smartphone users tend to be loyal. The naysayers are missing the point: Amazon doesn't need to turn a profit on phone sales, it just needs to get the new Fire phone into as many hands as possible.

At $199, a 32GB Fire costs $100 less than a comparable iPhone, and comes with free unlimited storage for pictures and video. If the quality of the product is comparable to Apple's iPhone, Amazon will gain a foothold in market share. Apple may need to counter with free storage to fend off this challenge, but it will likely maintain its dominance....363 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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