Amazon Phone: the first photos and specifications

by bold-lichterman

If Amazon launches into the manufacture of smartphones, its economic strategy remains quite different

The American site BGR revealed what is expected to be the Amazon Phone, the US e-commerce giant’s first smartphone. Clichés which were quickly taken up by many American media. According to sources mentioned by BGR, the handset would have a 4.7-inch screen for a resolution of 720 pixels, a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 2 GB of RAM and a “highly personalized” version of Android.

Importantly, a series of four small cameras would detect the position of the user’s face in relation to that of the screen to provide an interface that would include “3D effects”. The operating system should be connected directly to the Amazon app store. Note that if Amazon launches into the manufacture of smartphones, its economic strategy remains quite different. Jeff Bezos’ firm mainly intends to impose its handset with lower prices than the competition to impose itself and subsequently generate income by selling content and subscriptions. A model close to his Kindle tablet.

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