During an event that took place in California, Jeff Bezos, unveiled Amazon’s first phone named the Amazon Fire. As you may have guessed, this is a handset that was designed to work with Amazon’s slew of digital products. Don’t let that fool you though. The Amazon Fire is a beast of a phone in terms of specs. Here is the list of features:
- Processor: 2.2GHz Quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor with Adreno 330 GPU
- Display: 4.7-inch HD LCD display with a 1280 x 720 resoluton (315 ppi)
- Dimensions: 139.2mm x 66.5mm x 8.9mm
- Weight: 160 grams
- Camera: 13MP rear camera, 2.1MP front camera
- OS: Fire OS 3.5.0
- Storage: 32GB or 64GB
- Battery: 2,400 mAh battery
- Cloud storage: Unlimited for all Amazon content
- Connectivity: WiFi, LTE, Bluetooth 3.0, NFC
- SIM Card: Nano (pre-installed)
- Other: Dual stereo speakers with Dolby Digital Plus, Tangle-free headphones, 1-year warranty
The Fire Phone is said to use a Firefly which is a software that helps its users scan physical products and show them on Amazon.com. It can also be used a QR code reader. So yeah, Firefly has been designed to make you buy stuff from Amazon while shopping at other stores.
The new Amazon handset will launch exclusively as an AT&T phone on July 25. It will set you back $199 for the 32GB model or $299 for the 64GB variant – both with a two-year contract. You can also shed $649 if you don’t want to commit. We’ll be bringing more coverage about the Fire Phone as we get our review unit.
Preorders have already been open at Amazon. If you think this is the phone for you, hit the link below.If not, let us know why by dropping a comment below.