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Will Barnes & Noble E-reader Push Kindle Prices Lower?

Posted by admin on October 18, 2009

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Now that Barnes & Noble is reportedly launching its very own E-reader, will prices on Amazon.com’s competing Kindle keep tumbling on further?

Based on recent historical trends in the still emerging e-reader market, that would only stand to reason.

After all, following Sony’s introduction of the $199 Sony Reader Pocket Edition in August, Amazon.com cut pricing on the Kindle by $40 to $259.

In a report accompanied by what it says are photos of the rumored device, Gizmodo pointed, as a differentiator, to the purported device’s dual screen — a six-inch monochrome e-ink screen said to lie on top of a smaller, color, multitouch screen.

Read more: PCWorld.

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