Is a Smartphone in Amazon’s Hardware Future?
Currently, the Kindle app runs on iOS and Android. Could an Amazon Kindle smartphone be in the future? Photo: Ariel Zambelich/Wired Amazon is killing it. Its tablet is selling like Android-powered hotcakes and recent financial filings show that its bank account just keeps on growing . The retailer-turned-hardware vendor is on a roll, which begs the question: What will Amazon’s hardware division do next? For answers, we might look to Facebook, which along with Apple, Google, Amazon and Microsoft, has the potential to own an entire “stack” — in other words, a