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Steve Jobs on Amazon and Apple eBook Prices: “The prices will be the same”

steveweb.jpgIn a candid video interview with All Things Digital Apple CEO Steve Jobs (pictured) made a cryptic declaration when asked about price comparisons between Apple iBooks and Amazon (AMZN) Kindle Books.

Our digitally-obsessed sibling eBookNewser actually embedded the video and added some commentary at this link.

“The prices will be the same,” Jobs told Wall Street Journal reporter Walt Mossberg in a brief Flipcam interview. He also took a quick dig at Amazon: “Publishers are actually withholding books from Amazon because they’re not happy.”

Here’s a final quote from the interview, as Job addressed the ten-hour reading battery life on the device: “It’s not a big deal. Ten hours is a long time, you’re not going to read for ten hours!”

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