First Amazon smartphone surfaced in photo leaks with rumored features and specs

Known for
being the world’s largest retailer online, Amazon is now up for a new business
venture, emerging among the newest entrants to smartphone industry that is set
to compete against today’s leading tech-giants including Samsung, Apple and HTC.

In just a
month before its scheduled announcement, Amazon’s first own-brand smartphone
already surfaced via leaked images on social media networks and some news/tech

mid-April, Amazon’s upcoming handset was first revealed via prototype images
courtesy of BGR. Exclusive details about the phone came up later, telling about
the phone’s potential key features and specs.

As first
told by some trusted sources, Amazon’s first smartphone will likely to
encompass the following attributes:

A. Possible Key Features

Prime data
– Amazon’s special data plan and the
handset’s key selling point
Unique 3D
Unique-gesture controls
patented by Amazon – used to access
menus and additional info

B. Possible Key Specs

to our trusted sources, the device will feature these potential specs:
* 4.7-inch display
* 720p HD resolution
* Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon
* 2 GB of RAM
* 6 individual camera modules
* Highly-customized version of
Google’s Android OS like the ones seen on Amazon Kindle Fire tablets
* 3D effects enabled by 4 front-facing
cameras (cameras can track position of user’s head in relation to the device’s

Mobile app
store will depend on Amazon’s own mobile app store for third-party app

C. Projected Design

recently some new images that are thought to be Amazon’s first smartphone
appear, revealing the handset’s design for the first time.
Amazon first smartphone

[One of the live photos of Amazon’s smartphone prototype first published by BGR]

trusted sources have further attested that the image was authentic and in fact, was crafted
for internal use by graphic designers at Amazon.

The first
leaked images apparently give us hint on how the handset would look like
[partly] when it officially arrives. Here are some of the notable physical attributes
of Amazon’s first phone as manifested by the image prototype.

Protective casing/cover
– designed to prevent unauthorized
access on the phone’s hardware
Polished, chamfered bezel
that is closely akin to that of the
HTC One.
Phone size
is a bit larger than the HTC One, Apple’s
iPhones and Samsung’s Galaxy S lineup but is reasonably comfortable for
one-hand use.

The exact
Prime Data that will offer the first Amazon smartphone is yet to be confirmed
but according to trusted sources, the handset could likely be an AT&T
exclusive. If that is true, then Prime Data will more likely be a monthly data
package that comprises of certain amount of Prime video and Free music

first smartphone is reportedly set to launch in the third quarter of this year,
probably in the late spring or early summer.

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