Amazon Gets Ready to Change the Smartphone Game

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon

The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which research analyst Lyons George and industrials editor/analyst Isaac Pino discuss topics around the investing world. In the wake of a recent Bloomberg report claiming that Amazon.com is at work with a Chinese manufacturer to mass-produce a handset device, it sure looks like the smartphone space is about to get a lot more crowded. In today's edition, Lyons and Isaac discuss why -- unlike other "rumored" smartphone makers -- Amazon would be wise to put some skin in the game. With a fast-growing content ecosystem and a proven track record in hardware manufacturing, the e-tail king (and its investors) might be poised for another huge win.

If you're one of the thousands of investors riding Apple to spectacular gains, you're doing yourself a disservice by not looking across the whole variety of companies benefiting from the same trends that make Apple the most valuable company in the world. The Motley Fool has just released a free report on mobile called "The Next Trillion-Dollar Revolution" Get your copy by clicking here -- it's free.

At the time this article was published Isaac Pinoand Lyons George have no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple, Amazon.com, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendAmazon.com, Apple, Google, and Microsoft. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

Copyright © 1995 - 2012 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

Read Full Story

Want more news like this?

Sign up for Finance Report by AOL and get everything from business news to personal finance tips delivered directly to your inbox daily!

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.

From Our Partners