Amazon Could Announce Smartphone Today
Company holding big event, and sources confirm phone is in the works
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 6, 2012 6:34 AM CDT

(Newser) – There have been rumors of a looming Amazon smartphone, and now multiple sources tell The Verge that those rumors are true. The Android phone could be announced at a big Amazon event today, but since it's not quite finished, don't expect too many details yet. Other products expected to be touted at the event: an updated Kindle Fire tablet and a backlit "paperwhite" Kindle e-reader.