Round up on Amazon Fire SmartPhone

Last Updated On : Saturday, March 12, 2016
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Finally on June 18th Amazon unveiled its own smartphone called “Amazon Fire SmartPhone”. The phone will be officially available from July 25th, exclusively on AT&T starting at $199 with a two year contract. You can also avail this phone without contract. The phone is packed with a good set of features like HD recording, faster processing with 2.2 GHz Quad-core Snapdragon 800 CPU and 2 GB of RAM, HD LCD display and having 13 MP of rear camera and 2.1 MP of front camera to capture the important moments. Lets see the detailed specifications of the mobile. The phone is available in a variety of colors like Black or Cayenne in premium leather, or Black, Cayenne, Citron, Blue, or Royal in durable polyurethane.

Complete Specifications :

Size : 5.5″ x 2.6″ x 0.35″ (139.2mm x 66.5mm x 8.9mm)
Weight : 5.64 ounces (160 grams)
Processor : 2.2GHz Quad-core Snapdragon 800 CPU, with Adreno 330 GPU and 2GB of RAM
Display : 4.7″ HD LCD display, with 1280 x 720 resolution at 315 ppi, 590 cd/m2 brightness (typical), 1000:1 contrast ratio (typical)
Cameras : 13 MP rear-facing camera, multi-frame HDR, auto focus, optical image stabilization, f/2.0 5-element wide aperture lens, LED flash
2.1 MP front-facing camera
OS : Fire OS 3.5.0
Storage : 32 GB or 64 GB, Cloud Storage Free cloud storage for all Amazon content, and photos taken with Fire phone
Battery : Battery size: 2400mAh. Talk time: up to 22 hours; standby time: up to 285 hours. Video playback: up to 11 hours; audio playback: up to 65 hours.
Video recording : 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps (front- and rear-facing cameras)
Audio playback Dual stereo speakers with Dolby Digital Plus audio processing
TV and Video Supports screen mirroring and Second Screen
Content formats supported Audio: Dolby Digital (AC-3), Dolby Digital Plus (E-AC-3), non-DRM AAC, MP3, MIDI, OGG, PCM/WAVE, AAC LC/ELD, HE-AAC (v1 & v2), AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AMR-WB+, Audible Enhanced format (AAX); Video: MPEG4, VP8, H.264/MPEG4/AVC,MPEG4 SP, H.263,AVI,HDCP2.x, PlayReady DRM; Images: JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP, GIF87a,GIF89a; Viewable docs: PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively, DOC, DOCX, Kindle (AZW), KF8, TXT
Sensors : Dynamic Perspective sensor system with invisible infrared illumination, gyroscope, accelerometer, magnetometer, barometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor
Location GPS, Assisted GPS, GLONASS, Wi-Fi/Cellular location, and Digital compass
Cellular UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz), Quad-band GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), 9 bands of 4G-LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20), supports carrier aggregation
Connectivity 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, up to 300 Mbps with channel bonding; Bluetooth 3.0 wireless technology; NFC enabled
Headphones Premium, tangle-free headphones with remote and mic
Rating for hearing aids M4, T4
SIM Card Pre-installed Nano SIM card
Ports Micro USB 2.0
3.5mm headphone
Warranty and Service 1-year Limited Warranty included. Use of Fire phone is subject to these terms
Included in the Box :

  • Amazon Fire Phone with Fire OS 3.5.0
  • Premium headphones with remote and mic
  • Micro USB to USB charging cable
  • USB power adapter (5W)
  • Quick Start Guide

Fire OS : Amazon Fire SmartPhone 3D is running on FIRE OS which is nothing but a customized Android OS. FIRE OS starts with Android and adds cloud services, a content-forward user interface, built-in media libraries, productivity apps, and platform enhancements to integrate Amazon’s digital content and improve performance. Current version of the OS is 3.5.0

Camera: The phone comes with 13 MP rear camera with includes the features like multi-frame HDR, auto focus and more. The camera has LED flash. The front facing camera is 2.1 MP. You can also record videos in HD upto 1080p at 30 fps using both rear and front cameras. The camera comes with optical image stabilization and it phone keeps the shutter open up to four times longer for stunning shots, even in low light conditions. Panorama, Lenticular, Burst Capture are other features you can avail in this camera app.

Storage : As of now the phone comes with two types of storage, which is 32 GB and 64 GB. External memory card support was not announced yet. Also Free cloud storage for all Amazon content and photos taken with Fire phone was included.

Android Apps: As i said early FIRE OS installed in the phone is a customized version of Android, hence android apps can be installed on the phone from Amazon Appstore. For a limited period, the phone comes with 1,000 Amazon Coins (a $10 value) for apps, games, and in-app purchases. [Conditions Apply]

Book your copy of phone now @ Amazon 

Screenshots of Phone: Amazon SmartPhone (1) Amazon SmartPhone (2) Amazon SmartPhone (3) Video : Checkout the official Press conference video were Amazon Fire SmartPhone 3D was introduced.