Amazon.com have just jump into bandwagon of smartphones with its own $200 smartphone that will be called Amazon Fire Phone. Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos announced the new Fire smartphone that is equipped with 3D-capable display and an ability to recognize music and TV shows –mainly these features are the selling points versus the veterans Apple and Samsung.
You don’t normally hear about Bezos introduced something from Amazon, but the CEO in a rare media appearance demonstrated the 3D capabilities of the 4.7-inch device from depth perception in maps and pictures, as well its abilities to shift perspectives depending on how you rotate the screen.
The Amazon Fire Phone will be joining the largest e-tailer’s Fire lineup of tablets and streaming devices.
Ultimately, it’s Amazon’s bet to expand its reach in the handheld devices which has been one of the main medium now for its e-commerce business as a window to buy items and view video online.
Here are the full specifications of the new Amazon Fire Phone:
Amazon Fire smartphone will have a starting price of $200 for a 32GB version under AT&T two-year contract.
And immediately after Bezo’s announcement of the new smartphone, Amazon shares climbed by 2.5 percent to $333.67.