Amazon is preparing a smartphone Ice. The firstborn will receive SoC Snapdragon 435 7.1.1 and Android Assistant from Google at a price of $ 95
In 2014 Amazon launched a smartphone Fire Phone. It was a rather unusual device. It was equipped with an array of infrared sensors which monitor the position of the head of the user and accordingly adjust the interface, creating a stereoscopic effect.
However, users are accustomed that Amazon produces high-quality and affordable device, the Fire Phone was expensive enough. In the end, the firstborn of failure in sales, and the company admitted the failure, but said not abandoned this direction.
It’s the middle of 2017 and until no new smartphones, Amazon is not released. However, there is evidence that it will happen soon enough. The source reports that Amazon is developing a smartphone under the code name Ice.
Unlike the Fire Phone, these innovations will be focused on emerging markets. That is expect of inexpensive devices. In addition, they will use the Android OS and Google services.
This year, Amazon reportedly plans to launch at least one new smartphone in India. The source claims that the test is now one of the devices has a display diagonal of about 5.2-5.5 inch, 13 MP camera, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of flash memory. As uses Android OS 7.1.1, and, interestingly, there is Google Assistant, but Alexa, the smartphone will not. The device is based on Snapdragon SoC 435. He also gets the fingerprint scanner, and the cost, presumably, will be about $ 95. With this balance of features and prices device really has a chance to become successful.