Amazon launches its smartphone with 3D feel
Yesterday Amazon introduced its first smartphone, the Fire Phone, entering the competition in the business of smart phones with Apple, Microsoft and Samsung. The terminal, called Fire Phone has a 4.7 inch screen with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. A larger dimensions than the iPhone 5s (4 inches) and smaller than the Samsung Galaxy S5 (5.1 inches). It is the first smartphone Amazon will launch.
The Fire Phone also has an interface that provides a 3D effect without using special glasses (thanks to the function Dynamic Perspective) that redraws the device camera images to create the illusion of three dimensions.
The device features Fire Operating System, adapted to the services of Amazon, and features a 13 megapixel camera and Quad-core 2.3 GHz Snapdragon processor with Adreno 330 graphics and 2 GB of RAM. It also has front facing camera of 2.1MP.
A new feature in the Fire Phone is Firefly recognition function that can recognize books, music, TV series or barcodes in seconds by the camera, and then the device can be accessed to purchase the desired products from Amazon store. The terminal also offers a tool to provide personalized customer service, MayDay, which provides service 24 hours a day to assist the fire phone users. The company has also given priority to sound within the Fire Phone, which has two speakers, and support for Dolby Digital Plus technology.
The terminal will go on sale in the U.S. for $ 199 in its 32GB version, subjected to a two-year contract with the operator AT & T, and pre booking has already started, though shipment will start from July 25.
Unlimited cloud storage for photos
Amazon has given great importance to the pictures on their first smartphone. In addition to the 13 megapixel camera, the Fire Phone has unlimited storage for images in the cloud from Amazon, the Amazon Cloud Drive. Amazon is also offering free prime membership for a year.