If the Amazon Kindle HD was one of the tablets that amazed you and if you are a fan of Amazon, then this is probably good news for you. Amazon is working on its very own smartphone which will be launched by the end of this year.
The popular tablet maker will soon enter the mobile market with its new flagship device which might even challenge smartphone market leaders like the Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One, Sony Xperia Z and so on.
This new smartphone from Amazon is said to have a 4.7-inch touchscreen display instead of the 4.3-inch display that was informed earlier. Amazon took into account the increase in demand for large display smartphones and hence decided to join the large display smartphone club (4.5-inch to 5-inch).
Recent reports also claim that Amazon has been working on this smartphone since a long time and now looking into the details of the device. The company is spending time in order to improve the internal system and hardware of the device to make it bigger and better.
Details were given out this week by DigiTimes, which happens to be one of the popular sources for leaking information about upcoming products. The report said that the smartphone will be released in the second quarter of 2013, but there are possibilities that the company might have a change in plan similar to what happened with HTC regarding the HTC One.
Earlier this month, cnBeta.com reported that the launch of the Amazon smartphone could be delayed because of supply issues. Rumors say that Foxconn will be taking care of the product assembly for Amazon. Foxconn is the unit that also assembles various products like the iPhone, iPod and Pad for Apple.
We will always be ready to welcome this new smartphone from Amazon, but we hope that the company has already taken into account the level of challenge that it will have to face as this new smartphone will be battling with masterpieces from rivals like Apple and Samsung.