Amazon Phone To Be Announced At Kindle Event?

Amazon is holding an event to announce what we expect is going to be two new Kindles in a few hours, and now we have a new indication that everyone's favourite forest will be announcing its new smartphone at the event, as well.

Along with the two rumoured 7-inch tablets, The Verge is reporting via sources placed within Amazon that a phone is definitely in the works.

It's being reported that the phone will run the a similar, heavily-modified version of Android that the Kindle Fire runs, along with Nokia Maps for navigation.

The Amazon event kicks off at 5pm AEST local time, so we'll have all the news for you soon enough. [The Verge]

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