There have been rumours that Amazon is planning an iPad-rivalling tablet for months, but now those rumours have solidified: tech blog TechCrunch has got hands on with a working model, and while it wasn’t allowed to take photos, has provided a full description of the device and its services. Called the Amazon Kindle, it apparently has a seven-inch screen – so smaller than the iPad – and runs a heavily customised version of the Android OS with Amazon’s services to the fore. It will cost $250 – half the price of Apple’s tablet – with Amazon’s Cloud Player providing the device with its music-playing capabilities. Source: TechCrunch

Like what you’ve read here? This is just a snippet from our subscription service.

Our subscribers get the most important digital music news and analysis delivered to them every morning and full reports every week plus access to a massive archive of data and previous reports.

For a free two week trial of Music Ally, sign up here. No strings attached – we promise!

EarPods and phone

Tools: platforms to help you reach new audiences

Tools: Kaiber

In the year or so since its launch, AI startup Kaiber has been making waves,…

Read all Tools >>

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *