Amazon launched its 3D smartphone – Amazon Fire at an event in Seattle
Amazon launched its first smartphone named as “Fire Phone” on Wednesday in Seattle by CEO Jeff Bezos. New smartphone came with audio and object recognition technology that seeks to make it easier for consumers to locate and purchase products and services from the nation’s largest e-commerce company.
Bezos, CEO Amazon said -
“The most important thing that we’ve done over the last 20 years is earn trust with customers. We’ve worked hard to do that. You don’t ask for it. There is a simple recipe for earning trust: Step one do hard things well. Step two repeat. You have to do this thousands of times over and over and over. If you do that customers notice.”
Specifications of Amazon Fire are -
- Display – Ultra Bright 4.7 inch screen
- Rear Camera – 13 megapixel
- Processor – 2.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon
- RAM – 2GB
- Glass Screen – Gorilla Glass 3
Highlights of Amazon Firefly are -
- Reading enhancements for the phone.
- Customer support via a smartphone.
- Firefly features which recognizes books, DVDs, QR codes, CDs, URLs, games and bar codes.
- Firefly can not only see, but listen as well.
- Uses semantic boosting and machine learning.
- Scrapes data for faster processing so it can recognize faster.
- Dedicated button on the phone for Firefly.
The phone will be available from July 25 in the U.S. exclusively on AT&T when it ships on July 25. Pricing starts at $199 for a 32GB version of the phone with a two-year contract. A 64 GB version will be priced at $299 with a two-year contract. The 32GB and 64GB versions will also be available with zero money down from $27.09 a month and $31.25 a month, respectively.