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Amazon Fire, The First Smartphone by Amazon : Review and Price

Amazon Fire, The First Smartphone by Amazon : Review and Price

by Abhishek VoheraJune 21, 2014

Amazon Fire Phone is one of the smart phones that excited the customers with lots of marvelous features. The phone started selling at an affordable price of Rs. 11500. It is called as the 3D shopping phone because it comes with Amazon shopping application. The adjustments made by Amazon in its smart phone had stolen the android look of phone, despite it runs the android software inside. Let’s have our hands on review about this smart gadget.

Amazon Fire Features

Top Features of Amazon Fire Smart Phone

Display and Body

Amazon Fire phone comes with a 4.7 inch IPS LCD touch screen with HD display and 16 million colors. The screen resolution is about 720p and the pixel density goes to 720p. The Amazon fire phone weighs 160g with dimensions 139.2 x 66.5 x 8.9 mm. This smart phone has also got Gorilla Glass Protection. The phone is available in black color with different back panels. This adds beauty to the phone. You can easily play with these back panels.

Sound Memory and Data

The Amazon Fire Phone comes with two variants- 32 GB and 64 GB variant. Amazon also provides you the free cloud storage for all the Amazon content. You can even store the photos to this storage from your smart phone. The phone is enabled with Wi-Fi and also supports Wi-Fi channel bonding. It also supports GPS, NFC, and GLONASS. The 2400mAh monstrous battery of this smart phone provides you with 22 hours of talktime and 285 hours standby time. The audio playback time is about 65 hours, once you charge the battery to full.



Amazon Fire phone comes with a 13 megapixels rear camera with Geo tagging, autofocus, and LED flash. It comes with optical image stabilization too. Rear camera also supports multi frame HDR. For the people, who love to click the selfie, it comes with a 2.1 megapixels front camera too. Both cameras support the HD recording with 1080p at 30 fps.

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The phone is powered with Quad-core Snap Dragon 800 processor clocked at 2.2 GHz. It has 2 GB RAM that is capable to handle the multiple processes efficiently. It has got Adreno 330 GPU. The phone is installed with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system.


The Amazon Fire phone starts with a minimal price of $119 that is approximately equal to Rs. 11500. This suits the budget of most of the people. It is worth investing money on this smart phone by Amazon.


Verdict of Amazon Fire Phone

Why to buy Amazon Fire Phone?

You can buy Amazon Kindle fire because:

  • The 2 GB RAM of this smart phone can handle the multiple applications effectively
  • The 13 megapixels rear camera of this smart phone is capable of capturing images at 4128 x 3096 pixels
  • It has got app for 3D shopping

Why not to buy Amazon Fire Phone?

You need to think on various factors before buying this device:

  • It does not come with support for external memory card
  • The features it offers are slightly low as compared to  its price
  • The radio functionality is absent

There are many more devices to look at this range, but you can still opt for this smart gadget, if you are looking for good camera and great performance at this price.

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About The Author
Abhishek Vohera
Abhishek Vohera is the Founder and Chief Editor at Above Android. He is from Mumbai, India. Abhishek is a Software Engineer at Multi-National Company by profession and Blogger and SEO expert by passion. He is crazy about Android and a true Google Fan Boy.