"I don't think they will be stealing market share from Amazon," said Sarah Rotman Epps, a media analyst with Forrest Research. "If anything I think they are contributing to the whole growth of the category of digital reading."Yes, more consumers will be reading on their mobile devices, and it makes sense to market to those readers, as opposed to zeroing in on consumers buying dedicated reading devices, like the Kindle. But who is providing the content available to both a dedicated device as well as other mobile devices? BN.com.
“The pricing policies won’t remain static,” Mr. Lynch said in an interview. “We’re working with our publishers on various pricing models. As the pricing model evolves over time, we will adjust.”The concern of publishers' MVP titles being sold at "mass market paperback prices" is strong, says David Young, chief executive of the Hachette Book Group. This coming from the publister who pumps out books by Stephanie Meyer and James Patterson. It's still a valid concern though.
Nicely targeted at the business user, as well as the personal user, the eReader is 8.5 by 11 inch letter-sized, extremely thin at 1/4 inch with a full touch, glare- and eye-strain free plastic screen sporting the latest EInk technology. One flick of your flinger to turn a page. Small side menu on the left that pops out to reveal a toolbar and on the right, tabs for recently read books and documents. Wi-fi and 3G connectivity.