As far as the tablet market is concerned, Amazon has occupied a good position with its impressive offerings including in the Kindle lineup. Now, there are reports suggesting that the firm will be stepping into the smartphone arena to fight with the other tech titans that are already battling for the crown.
While media reports tip that the Amazon’s first smartphone will be announced officially in June, the handset has been leaked quite a number of times exposing its six camera sensors and 3D UI. Now, a new image of this phone has surfaced online revealing the handset’s design in full glory.
According to a BGR report, the leaked image has been verified by several sources and it is said that this is being utilized by the graphic designers in Amazon for their internal purposes. Though there is nothing exceptional in the design, it does feature a decent design. As per the image, the volume rockers, power button and SIM card slot are located on the left side of the device. And the USB 2.0 and speakers are at the bottom.
Going by the specs, the Amazon smartphone is said to feature a 4.7-inch HD 720p display and run on a tailored version of Android platform topped with a 3D UI and unique tilt based gesture control for navigation. It is claimed to be powered by a quad-core Snapdragon processor and 2GB of RAM under its hood.
There are reports suggesting that the phone will come with 6 camera modules comprising of a 13MP rear snapper with LED flash, a front-facer for making video calls and four infra-red camera sensors at the corners of the phone’s front to sense the user’s position and tweak the 3D UI accordingly.
Though there is no word on the specific launch date of the Amazon smartphone, but previous reports claims that the smartphone would get announced in June with September release.