Today is the day that Amazon shows the world that its technology is not just about tablets. Its very first smartphone called the Amazon Fire Phone is making an appearance.Â Looking as though it could be pretty snazzy and start breathing down the necks of the big dogs such as HTC, Apple and Samsung.
Amazon unveils Fire Phone with eye-tracking tech
Building upon its wide expertise in the tablet space, Amazon has unveiled its first smartphone today. So yes, all those rumors were true after all. It’s called the Amazon Fire Phone and its main selling points are bound to be Amazon’s reach in terms of content services, as well as the unique 3D UI dubbed Dynamic Perspective.
It seems a little on the pricey side, but do all the incentives such as Amazon Prime subscription make up for it?
The 3D camera effect sounds interesting and we are yet to see this on other devices (as far as I am aware). It’s so clever! With the ability to scan almost anything and buy it from Amazon. What a way to make money!
FireFly: Amazon’s Fire Phone Can Identify Almost Anything – Gizmodo
Amazon’s new Fire Phone had to be about getting people to buy stuff from Amazon, right? Of course. Enter Firefly, which turns the Fire Phone into a sort of universal object scanner that’ll recognize books, DVDs, or jars of Nutella, and help you buy them – from Amazon!
So will Amazon be the next threat to take over the technology world, or will the competitors within the smartphone industry come up with something even more spectacular? Has the Amazon Fire ignited a spark?