Fire Phone is a 5.5″ tall phone with a 4.7″ display at 1280×720 resolution with a 2.2GHz quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM. The rear camera is 13 MP with a 2.1 MP front-facing camera. Storage comes in 32GB or 64GB options with free cloud storage on Amazon’s services. Buying the phone also comes with a year of Amazon Prime service.
Many of Amazon’s features from the Kindle Fire tablets are on the phone, and are joined by a few others:
- Mayday – live, on-device video support
- Dynamic perspective – a sensor system that allows you to navigate the phone with tilts, swivels, and peeks
- Firefly – Shazam for music and movies and Google Goggles for ads and products
- Image stabilization – The 13MP camera has optical image stabilization and can record 1080p video at 30fps
- Amazon Appstore – Includes Amazon’s built-in apps
- Dolby Digital Plus – paired with premium earbuds iwth a tangle-free flat cable
- Amazon Prime – Prime Instant Video, Prime Music, Kindle Owners’ Lending Library, one year of Prime included
- Kindle features – X-Ray, Second Screen, Immersion Reading, ASAP, Whispersync, and Silk Browser
You can see the full list of features in today’s press release or from the Amazon listing for their new Fire Phone. Additional information is available for developers that wish to take advantage of the Dynamic Perspective SDK or Firefly SDK.
The 32GB Fire Phone is available for $649 without a contract or $199 with a two year plan. The 64GB version costs $100 more.