Amazon Responds

By  |  Monday, June 21, 2010 at 12:24 pm

Well that was quick! For a few hours this morning, Barnes & Noble’s 3G Nook cost $70 less than a Kindle. Now the Kindle is ten bucks less than the Nook. Wonder what the chances are that B&N will match or undercut the Kindle’s new $189 pricetag? (It may not need to, given that it’s also announced a $149 version of the Nook.)


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3 Comments For This Post

  1. Ed Oswald Says:

    We are approaching the “magic price,” at least according to Forrester’s research from last year:

  2. NanoGeek Says:

    I hope this continues indefinitely. 🙂

  3. Brad Grimes Says:

    I bought a $259 Nook yesterday (Sunday) as a gift for my father, enticed by an offer for a “free” $50 gift card. When I saw the price today, I called to see if I could get the difference back. I was told I could get only $10 back. It turns out, after looking at my receipt, they didn’t charge me for a $259 Nook and then give me a “free” $50 gift card, as advertised. They gave me a $209 Nook and charged me $50 for the gift card. Was I just shafted by Barnes & Noble? Harry, help an old friend!!!

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