Amazon unveils Fire Phone

Erik Johnson
Amazon unveils Fire Phone

Amazon is getting into the smartphone market with its freshly revealed Fire Phone, the company announced this week.

Engadget reports the phone will pack support for a 3D interface with Dynamic Perspective head-tracking system that can be used in games.

The gadget packs a 4.7 inch Gorilla Glass display with HD resolution screen, a 13 megapixel camera, dual stereo speakers, a quad-core 2.2GHz processor, Adreno 330 GPU and 2GB of RAM.

It also includes Amazon's free Mayday customer support service, unlimited cloud storage for photos, and Firefly – a feature that uses Fire Phone's camera to recognize a variety of items, such as games, books, DVDs, CDs, bar codes, URLs, phone numbers, QR codes, and more.

Fire Phone will be priced at $200 for the 32GB version and $300 for the 64GB, but note that's with a vaild AT&T contract – off-contract the devices will cost an additional $450. Pre-orders can be put down directly through Amazon starting today.

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