Amazon has started shipping its first smartphone, the Fire Phone today. At the same time, AT&T is now selling the phone at prices ranging from $0 to $749, accordingly.
Over a month after the announcement, Amazon Fire Phone’s shipment has just started today. The phone is available exclusively through AT&T.
Additionally, it appears like Amazon has plans to win over smartphone shoppers with its first smartphone, the Fire Phone. The retailer giant is offering the phone for $0 now with a Full Year of Prime Benefits worth $99.
Those purchasing a Fire Phone will get a full year of all Prime benefits, including Prime Instant Video and Free Two-Day Shipping.
For a quick note, the Amazon Fire Phone features a quad-core 2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor and a 4.7-inch 720p HD display with a resolution of 720×1280 pixels. It also includes 2GB of RAM, dual stereo speakers, a 13-megapixel rear camera with OIS and LED flash and 2.1MP front-facing camera for selfies. In addition, it also incorporates four camera modules that are low-power units tracking the user’s head moves in order to facilitate the 3D effects and motion gestures.
The handset comes in two storage versions i.e. 32GB and 64GB with unlimited cloud-based photo storage. As expect, the phone runs a forked version of Android dubbed as Fire OS 3.5.0 on board.
With an array of common connectivity sensors, it boosts a non-removable 2400 mAh battery which keeps the phone turned on up to 22.00 hours of talk time, up to 285 hours of stand-by time. The dimensions of the device are 140 x 66 x 9 mm while the weight is 160 grams.
The Amazon Fire Phone with 2-year service plan by AT&T is now available for $0 (at the time of writing this). Off contract, the phone is starting at $649.