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More details on HTC-made Kindle Phones emerge

Published Oct 17th, 2013 12:15AM EDT
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The elusive Amazon smartphone made a rare appearance in the news on Tuesday when the Financial Times reported that Amazon had partnered with HTC to build the “Kindle Phone.” Bloomberg continued to piece the puzzle together on Wednesday with a report that cited unnamed sources and claimed that Amazon has “been in talks since at least June to develop handsets for sale to users of the Amazon Prime service.” These sources backed up Tuesday’s report that stated Amazon has not yet decided when or if it will release the handsets, although it’s becoming more and more clear that both companies have invested a good deal of time developing these phones.

Jacob Siegal
Jacob Siegal Associate Editor

Jacob Siegal is Associate Editor at BGR, having joined the news team in 2013. He has over a decade of professional writing and editing experience, and helps to lead our technology and entertainment product launch and movie release coverage.