AmazonBasics threatens to undercut with own-brand cables & media

by admin September 21, 2009 at 3:10 pm

After pretty much changing the face of online shopping, Amazon have given themselves a new challenge in the shape of AmazonBasics. A range of “essential accessories”, including A/V and computer cabling and blank media, AmazonBasics all come in the company’s “frustration-free packaging”.

For instance, AmazonBasics offers a 1.8m USB 2.0 A to mini-USB B cable for $2.69, or a 9.8 feet High Speed HDMI cable for $8.35. Meanwhile an Ultra High Speed HDMI comes in at $34.98 (for 6.5 feet). 50 CD-R discs are $15.10, while 50 DVD+R DL 8.5GB discs are $35.05.

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