Nook and Kindle e-readers receive price cuts, but is the iPad a factor?

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Julio Franco

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As soon as Barnes and Nobles was ready to drop the price of its Nook e-reader from $259 to $199 yesterday, Amazon took less than a day to follow suit with a price cut that puts the Kindle selling for slightly less at $189. It was almost like Amazon was waiting for B&N to make the move so they could go along.

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Didou

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Does it really matter why they did it ? It's just a good thing for consumers & we should be glad "something" is stirring up competition. ;-)
 

TorturedChaos

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I'm kinda excited to see this. I have been tossing around the idea of getting a Kindle for a couple months now, and this certainly pushes me more towards buying one.
 
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Agreed, I these get near the 100$ mark, I'm in. 129.99$ sounds reasonable. And it's summer time, time for some good reading. ;)
 

Timonius

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$300 tops for a universal e-reader. $50 for any 'proprietary' e-reader (Kindle, Nook, etc.).
 
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