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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was grilled by both Charlie Rose and Jimmy Fallon last week about the potential of an Amazon smartphone, yet Amazon’s boss still remained mum.

But a report from Digitimes claims that Foxconn, the major manufacturer of iPhones, has received handset orders from both Amazon and Microsoft and is set to launch both devices in mid-2013.

This comes after a Wall Street Journal report earlier this month that noted Microsoft’s Asian suppliers developing an in-house smartphone.

Could we see both a Microsoft and Amazon smartphone as soon as next year? Would you consider buying one?

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