The new Amazon Fire Phone is the most ambitious mobile device yet from the online retail giant. With high-end specs and unique software features like Firefly visual search and "Dynamic Perspective" 3D effects — not to mention a ton of content — the Fire Phone brings a lot of new stuff to the table. As we all mull over the day's big announcements from Amazon, we've already got some great...
Posted by Jerry Hildenbrand on 18 Jun 2014 3:46 pm
Of course Amazon — the king of online retailers — is where you can buy a new Amazon Fire Phone. They have a pre-order page up and ready for you so that you can have the Fire Phone in your hands the very day it's released.
The pricing is as follows:
32GB — $199 with an individual or family plan contract or $649 if purchased outright
64GB — $299 with an individual or family plan contract or $...
According to a quick search at AT&T, Amazon's Fire Phone will be landing in two versions — a 32GB for $199 and a 64GB for $299. Currently only a black model is listed, but no other info is tagging along. As we know, the Fire Phone will be sporting a 4.7" IPS LCC HD display, quad-core 2.2GHz processor, 2GB RAM, a 13MP camera, and much more.
With the announcement of the Amazon Fire Phone comes the questions of what it's running. It isn't a great surprise to hear that it's running the latest version of Amazon's own Android based Fire OS. And on the whole, if you've ever looked at a Kindle Fire then you'll be pretty familiar with what you're seeing on the Fire Phone.
The Amazon Fire Phone is official, and we've got all the news on the device live from the launch event in Seattle. Naturally, we've also got the first info on the phone's specs waiting for you after the break.
Amazon's new Fire Phone was announced today, and in addition to the quad-core 2.2GHz processor and 2GB RAM, it will be sporting a 13MP f2.0 rear-facing camera. If you were worried that the Fire Phone wouldn't be great on-the-go camera — don't be. There's plenty here to rival the latest and great on-device cameras.
We're here at Amazon's "device unveiling" event where the retail giant has just announced its long-awaited entrant into the phone market. The Fire Phone is glass on both sides with a metal frame, rubber trim and metal buttons and has a 4.7-inch IPS LCD display.
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