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Amazon Drops Fire Phone Price to 99 Cents

Amazon released its Fire Phone just two months ago, but the company is now practically giving it away. As of Monday Amazon is selling the phone for a paltry 99 cents with a two-year contract on AT&T, massively discounted from its $199 launch price. Amazon didn’t specify the reason for the serious slash, but it could be a sign that the Fire Phone -- which includes a 3-D-like screen, and an app called Firefly that scans physical objects and provides links to buy them on Amazon -- is not selling well. Reviews of the Fire Phone were mixed. The price cut also comes one day before Apple is expected to launch the iPhone 6.

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