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The Amazon Fire Phone may not be hot to critics, but if Amazon’s site tells the truth, the Fire Phone’s already a success.

Amazon’s Fire Phone wasn’t considered to be very “hot” when it was first released. Despite what we and others may believe, however, consumers are having their say. According to Amazon.com, the Amazon Fire Phone is #1 in the site’s best-selling smartphones competition, with the 32GB Fire Phone being the memory storage version of choice for Amazon’s newest mobile gadget. Following the 32GB Amazon Fire Phone are Samsung’s Galaxy S5 (black and white models), with even Samsung’s Galaxy S4 (Black Mist) finding greater popularity (#6) than LG’s G3 smartphone (#7).

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Amazon’s 64GB Fire Phone comes in at #15, slightly behind HTC’s One M8 (#13) and Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3 coming in at #16. Rounding out the top 20 are Samsung’s Galaxy Mega (White and Black) and other Samsung Galaxy S4 colors (purple for Sprint).

See Also: Amazon Fire Phone vs. Samsung Galaxy S5: Specs and Features.

While this shows some promise for Amazon’s new Fire phone, we don’t have any official numbers regarding Amazon sales within the last two months since the Fire phone was first introduced. What we do know, however, is that the Fire phone ranks 3.3. out of 5 stars at Amazon – so the fact that the Fire Phone is ranked #1 at its own website is more of an indication of how few smartphone sales occur at Amazon rather than a tribute to an assumed sales success of the Fire Phone.

See Also: AT&T, Verizon and Sprint LG G3 on sale $99.99 via Amazon.

The Fire Phone comes with an on-screen parallax motion (similar to Apple’s parallax motion within iOS 7), as well as a neat FireFly feature that allows users to scan products of interest and purchase them within seconds at Amazon.com. The Fire Phone features a 13MP camera with optical image stabilization (OIS), which Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has used to argue that the Fire Phone is better than the iPhone 5s and the Galaxy S5.

See Also: Fire Phone to get Skype, smart move by Amazon.

If you want to purchase the phone, you can now get the Fire Phone for free with a free one-year Amazon Prime membership, or pay $199 with a two-year contract in the US by way of AT&T. For those who live outside the US, the Fire Phone can be purchased for $649 unlocked from Amazon.com.

13 COMMENTS

  1. They must lie. The phone is ugly compared to HTC One M8 or GS5, Xperia z2. Whoever buys it at that price must be crazy.

  2. Keep in mind that the Samsung Galaxy S5 is showing up 4 times in that list, so its totals are split 4 ways. Were the S5 combined into a single category, it likely would be beating the Amazon Fire.

    Even so, its a promising offer. When you wrap Amazon Prime Instant Video, Amazon Prime Shipping, and an Amazon phone together, you have a compelling offer.

  3. Amazon doesn’t divulge their statistics, right? So we’re supposed to believe that *their* phone on *their* sales site is topping *their* list. Sure. My a**.

  4. They dropped the price by $200 already? I knew that at $200 with contract it wouldn’t sell, but at free with contract, it can get the value crowd, but it’s only been, what, a week?

    • Not sure where you got your info at but its still 199 with a 2 year contract its only 0 of you do the att next plan which means an extra 20 bucks a month.

      • No, AT&T Next just makes it so you can replace your phone faster – like every 12 months instead of the usual 24 months. You still pay the $200, say, for an iphone, but you can do it once every year now instead of once every two years. You still need to pay the $200

        • Lol i work at AT&T if you do the AT&T next plan it’s 0 down and 20 bucks a month. You only pay 200 bucks if you want the 2 year contract

          • For an iPhone 5S? That is the AT&T Next plan sells phones for cheaper than someone signing a new 2 year contract?

            I guess it’s a less-bad plan than I thought – $20/month and being forced to trade in your “old” phone

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