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Amazon Fire Phone

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1736 reviews of Amazon Fire Phone. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Comments about the screen and camera are overall positive. The price and performance also get good reviews. Reviews about the GPS navigation and reliability are different, while some have doubts about the social networking functionality and apps.

usability, performance, price, camera, screen

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Amazon Fire Phone is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Amazon Fire Phone

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 792 user reviews of Amazon Fire Phone from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the screen and camera. The price and performance also get good feedback, whereas many are negative about the reliability.

usability, performance, price, camera, screen

reliability

82% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Amazon Fire Phone, 32 GB (O2)Amazon Fire Phone, 32 GB (O2)

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Amazon Fire Phone

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Amazon Fire Phone from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.ca. Reviewers really like the durability.

durability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: AMAZON FIRE PHONE 32GB BLACK FACTORY UNLOCKED 4G/LTE CELL PHONEAMAZON FIRE PHONE 32GB BLACK FACTORY UNLOCKED 4G/LTE CELL PHONE

Aug, 2017

Expert review by: Jon Mundy (techradar.com)

Amazon Fire 7 (2017) review

 

Amazon's cheap tablet still makes us fairly cheerful

Crazily cheap price ; Decent media performance ; Strong battery life

Screen extremely dull and low-res ; Amazon Appstore still lacking ; Camera verges on the useless

Amazon is still in a $50/£50 tablet league of its own with the Fire 7 (2017), but the low-res display is now arguably a cut too far for a modern media-focused device.

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: Sean Cameron (techradar.com)

Amazon Fire review

 

It's so cheap they're selling it in multi-packs

Family friendly ; Sturdy design Fantastically cheap

Poor selection of apps ; Questionable OS design ; Dated screen

With a nice robust design and innovative family features the Amazon Fire tablet is great for kids, but with a poor screen, lack of some core apps and confusing user interface it's not for everyone.

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Marc Flores (techradar.com)

Amazon Fire Phone review

 

Is Amazon's foray into the smartphone space a success?

Easy Amazon shopping ; Decent battery life ; 24/7 live tech support

Unintuitive UI ; 720p display ; Expensive

The Fire Phone is a shopping tool for Amazon with some phone features baked in

Jan, 2015

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

Amazon Fire review

 

£50 for a tablet. Sounds like a great deal, right?

Cheap as chips ; Good battery life ; Sturdy build

Laggy processor ; Weak screen

A cut-price tablet that's understandably rough around the edges

Oct, 2015

Expert review by: Xiomara Blanco (cnet.co.uk)

Amazon Fire review

 

Amazon says the Fire is its best-selling tablet of all time . It's certainly the best tablet in its price range.

The Amazon Fire tablet definitely isn't overpriced. It runs a user-friendly operating system and houses a microSD card slot expandable up to 128GB. Amazon Prime members can access the bevy of free TV shows, movies and games included in the subscription.

The design feels cheap. Performance is slow if many apps are open in the background and when downloading. The display has a low resolution and touchscreen response can be sluggish. Gaming performance for large games is slow and the graphics can...

The Amazon Fire is a fine tablet for casual use, but it's not a good tablet, it's just good for the price.

Oct, 2015

Expert review by: Jim Martin (pcadvisor.co.uk)

Amazon Fire phone review

 

Even now, over four months after it launched, the Fire Phone remains exclusive to O2 if you want a phone on a contract. You can buy a "phone only" version from Amazon directly and prices have dropped £100 since launch: it now costs £299 for the 32GB...

The Fire phone has a few things going for it, but far too many against it. The choice of apps is more limited than Android or iOS, and the hardware itself isn't exactly a bargain, even at the new lower prices. For roughly the same money on contract you...

Jan, 2015

Expert review by: Chris Smith (trustedreviews.com)

Amazon Fire Phone

 

Nice try Jeff, but no.

Innovative software ; Dynamic Perspective works well

Huge Amazon lock-in ; Overpriced ; No Google apps

Overall though, despite offering adequate performance, the Fire Phone’s display is a bit of a let down. Considering the SIM-free cost is $649 and akin to the absolute best handsets on the market, there’s no reason consumers should settle for anything...

Aug, 2014

Expert review by: Ben Griffin (recombu.com)

Amazon Fire review: In Depth

 

Ben Griffin checks out the £400 Amazon blower, the Fire phone, sporting a strange 3D interface and 24-hour live help.

Reasonable battery life ; Aesthetically pleasing ; 24/7 help is unrivalled

No back button ; Fewer apps ; Overpriced ; No Full HD

Amazon has had plenty of time to bring out a decent smartphone and certainly deep enough pockets to do its research. In many ways, the Fire phone is likable. The camera and hardware are solid and there are elements of the OS we started to appreciate....

Oct, 2014

Expert review by: Alex Todd (recombu.com)

Amazon Fire Phone Review: First Look

 

Amazon's just released its first smartphone. It has six cameras, a 3D interface and helps you buy Amazon products. Go figure. Read our review »

Right now, Amazon’s new Fire Phone looks to be a US exclusive, more specifically an AT&T exclusive, available for $199 on a two-year plan and comes with a year's free Amazon Prime subscription. But plans for this new slice of Amazonian mobile tech to...

Jun, 2014

Expert review by: Mark Peters (letsgodigital.org)

Amazon Fire smartphone

 

Amazon Fire Android smartphone : Amazon unveiled Fire, the first smartphone designed by Amazon. Fire is the only smartphone with Dynamic Perspective and Firefly, two new breakthrough technologies that allow you to see and interact with the world...

Amazon Fire ships on July 25 and is available exclusively on AT&T - the nation’s most reliable 4G LTE network. Starting today, customers can pre-order Fire at the Amazon website and in AT&T retail locations nationwide. Amazon Fire with 32GB memory is...

Jun, 2014

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Audio
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes

Battery

Battery life (max):7

Camera

Front Camera: Yes
Rear camera: Yes
Rear camera resolution (numeric):2

Design

Colour of product:Black
Form factor:Slate
Kids tablet: No

Display

Display diagonal:17.8
Display Resolution:1024 x 600
Display Technology:IPS
Pixel density:171
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes

Messaging

E-mail: Yes

Networking

4G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11n
WAP: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Audio formats supported:AAC, MIDI, MP3, MP4, OGG, PCM, WAV
Document formats supported:AZW, DOC, DOCX, PDF, TXT
GPS (satellite): No
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG
Position location:N
Video formats supported:3GP, M4V, MKV, MP4, VP8, WEBM

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone Out: Yes
Micro-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Processor

Processor Cores:4
Processor frequency:1.3

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Platform:Android

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal storage capacity:8
Maximum memory card size:128
Storage Media:Flash

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.06
Height :11.5
Weight:313
Width:19.1
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