Amazon Fire Phone Review

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Amazon’s first ever smartphone - the Fire Phone has been released recently. It is available with a two- year contract. One can either purchase the 32BG version of the Fire Phone for $199 or the 64 GB version of rthe device for $299. Amazon is also offering free Prime service for one year with the Fire Phone.
 
Review Amazon Fire Phone
 



The Fire Phone offers several novel features are not available in the wide range of smartphones currently available in the market.
 

The Dynamic perspective feature is a new feature which employs a sensor enabling the device to respond to the ways in which you hold it. This is an exclusive Fire Phone feature which works with the help of four sensors that are installed at the four corners of the device. The infrared LEDs at the corners enable the Fire Phone to measure the depth when placed in dark surroundings.
 

The Amazon Fire Phone allows the user to interact with the device in the most innovative way. There is the auto scrolling option, tilt option, peeking and accessing shortcuts with the help of a single hand. Moreover, Amazon’s latest shopping app allows the user of the Fire phone to play games, view fashion trends and even shop for the daily grocery.
 

Another new feature of the Fire Phone is the Firefly feature. This feature enables the device to recognize the real world things in an instant like music, films, barcodes, phone numbers and e-mail addresses. The Firefly button enables the user to use all these items swiftly and efficiently. The Firefly feature is able to recognize more than 200,000 Television shows and films and more than 150 channels. The user may conjure up the cast of the movie, the name of its director and producer as well as the plot around which it revolves. You may aloe add your favorite titles and watch them later at a time of your convenience. This feature can also identify songs and provide information regarding the artist who performed it. You can also see if there are any lives concerts of the same artist being held in your vicinity and where you can buy tickets for them.
 

There is a 2.2 GHZ Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset that runs the Fire Phone. There is a 2 GB built-in RAM and storage capacity of either 32 GB or 64 GB.
 

The rear camera of the Fire Phone offers the Optical Image Stabilization” feature. There is a separate button for the camera. The photos taken with the help of this camera are saved into Amazon’s cloud drive which offers unlimited storage.
 

The user can also make High Definition movies with the Fire Phone. The camera automatically saves the movies on the Cloud drive.

The Amazon Fire features dual stereo speakers located at each side of the device. The device comes with an earphone and ear buds.
 

Another exclusive service offered by the Fire Phone is that it integrates all the services provided by Amazon including X-Ray and Second Screen. Mayday is another service that allows users to get connected to an expert who will provide guidance. If the need arises, the expert can also carry out the task for you.
 

Pros

1.     Includes a one-year free Prime Service
2.     Offers the Mayday feature for quick professional help
3.     The call quality is very good

 

Cons

 

1.     The Device is Exclusive to AT&T
2.     Possibility of causing motion sickness due to #D option
3.     New features eat up lot of battery.

 

Summary

 

The Fire Phone is a good device, however, the unique feature do not provide anything in terms of utility and hinder performance. The battery life is also affected in an adverse manner.

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