Finally, Amazon released ‘fire phone’ at the event in Seattle on June 18. After the rumors of its launching date, leaked pictures and some specs, finally the device is on the floor with high-end specifications. Even we have already heard some of specifications of this Amazon phone like impressive design, 3d features and many more. After the huge success of Amazon Fire Tv, the company decided to launch this device in June. We tried to describe all the specifications below.
The gadget is a mobile phone, but did not grab attention for making calls in the event. The Fire phone, the result of 4 years of research and hard work, offering the chance to live in the themed – world of Amazon, where just about every element can be shared, ranked, identified and of course ordered.
Amazon Fire Phone price and release date
Amazon has priced $199.99 (approx. £117, AU$213) for a 32GB version and $299.99 (approx. £176, AU$320) for 64GB Fire phones. If you want to buy Off contract, then you will have to pay $649.99 (approx. £382, AU$691) and $749.99 (approx. £441, AU$798), respectively.
Amazon Fire phone will be AT &T exclusive and pre-orders start from now but the phone will be shipped on July 25 and will be available in all stores from the same date.
As bonus, the customers who buy the smartphone will be treated as a premium member but the offer is available for limited period.
Amazon Fire Phone Specifications
As the rumors speculated, the phone flaunts 4.7 inch LCD touch screen display with resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The display is protected by Gorilla Glass 3 and having a rubber frame around the edge. Really, the company has worked very much on display and it seems long and wide, something like Google Nexus 4 and Apple iPhone 4S.
If we talk about its hardware, then it would not be boasting that It’s going to be a big competitor of Note 3 and iPhone 5s. The Fire phone is powered by 2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor along with 2 GB of RAM, which makes it powerful and long term standing device.
Amazon Fire phone is less with all advanced connectivity options including Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi 802 .11ac , 4G LTE. The company has packed 2400mAh battery with the phone which is to be claimed delivering talk time up to 22 hours and video playback up to 11 hours.
The Smartphone is available is two variants; 32 or 64 GB storage. The user can use 5 GB of extra free space via Amazon Cloud drive.
Amazon included dual Dolby stereo speakers with the device for better sound quality while watching movies or videos. Amazon commented that more than 200,000 videos will be available for this Fire phone via instant video system.
- Display : 4.7-inch 1280 x 720 pixel LCD screen
- Processor: 2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor
- Graphics : Adreno 330 GPU
- RAM: 2GB RAM
- Memory: 32 or 64GB of storage
- Cloud storage: 5GB of extra free space via the Amazon Cloud Drive
- NFC: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 3.0
- Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 802.11ac
- Network: 4G LTE
- Battery: 2,400mAh battery (Delivering up to 11 hours video playback and 22 hours of talk time)
Amazon Fire Phone 3D features with Dynamic Perspective
The Phone comes with Dynamic Perspective features which adjust the 3D image on the display to match yours’ face position. The Lockscreens and wallpapers also have 3D effect and that is not all.
According to Bezos, the Fire phone can render the building on a map in 3D and neatly, in maps you can slope the device to see rolled information that is existing on another layer.
Amazon launched a new shopping app for Fire phone, which lets you to view product or dresses from every angle and you can see the next one by tilting your phone to right or left. The app allows to make instant order online.
Dynamic Perspective features allow users to interact with images, games, web pages and other content like maps, in a different way.
For making 3D effect, Amazon fixed 4 front facing cameras on each edge of the device. It doesn’t matter that what angle has been held, two cameras will always be facing the user, CEO proclaimed. The cameras work on infrared based technology – ultra low power, Amazon swears so work in dark environment too.
Amazon Fire Phone Firefly- The Best Scanner
Firefly is a amazing tool that helps to find any real world objects online. By pressing the dedicated button, you can identify any printed telephone no, web addresses, DVDs, QR codes, games and more. The Firfly works from distance too so you can capture any phone no, across the road.
The Firefly is able to send e-mail, voice calls, save a contact and go to a website without typing any keyword.
There is no end of its features even though the Firefly can also recognize tv shows, songs, magazines, films, QR codes and much more. iHeart Radio and StubHub create its own app with Firefly to start a new radio station for entertaining the customers. If you are not able to find the things you are looking for, Firefly will redirect you o Wikipedia page. The company claims that it is capable to recognize more than 100 million items, including 240,000 movies and TV shows.
Camera with unlimited photo backup
The smart gadget comes with 13 Megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 lens along with optical image stabilization feature. Amazon said that the camera shutter will stay open longer to make sure that low light shots seem perfect. The company will offer unlimited photo storage so that the user can take numerous photos without thinking about storage. The panorama, burst and action shots also can be taken via it.
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