Amazon Drops Kindle Price to $189

Will a cheaper Kindle sell more? Amazon hopes so as it dropped its price to $189 from $259 on the Kindle eReader last week. There’s been a lot of new entries into the eReader market lately and the Kindle now faces pressure from Barnes and Noble’s Nook, Border’s Kobo and of course, Apple’s iPad among others.

In a year’s time, perhaps most eReaders will be below the $100 mark – who knows?

And to kick-start your mobile library, BookRix now has over 7,000 free e-books available for Kindle and other mobile devices at http://mobile.bookrix.com.

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More at PC World: Barnes & Noble and Amazon Wage E-reader Price War

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One Response to Amazon Drops Kindle Price to $189

  • Alright new Kindle is out, New Contest Then

    For the kids ages 8 on up? if you can use one to test? here’s a book for you on Amazon.com

    http://www.amazon.com/Nest-That-Could-Fly/dp/1411654463/ref=sr_1_28?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1278387935&sr=8-28

    Copy link about into browser, Cost $3.95
    A small price to pay, to be able to win one autographed and mailed to you. Newer rules? Why not

    open to any where in the world and for children ages 5 on up to 10. Ask for parents permission first!

    Need a review on Amazon.com from the children reading it and typed out by parent’s or grand parent.
    E-Mail must be parent or grand parents. Single parent’s are welcome too. Dead line Mid Night Pacific time Zone, July 31st 2010

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