Tag Archive: Phone


This week’s sidebar poll: Amazon’s Fire Phone – a flop or not?

By now, you probably know that Amazon (yes, that Amazon) has a phone coming soon. If you don’t, here is everything you need to know about the Amazon Fire Phone. As expected, reactions are mixed. Will the features and access to Amazon’s content be enough to get folks to buy? Or will it sit on the shelf and collect dust while people reach for Galaxies and iPhones?

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The Amazon Fire Phone hands-on video!

You watched our liveblog. You’ve read our hands-on. You’ve pored over the specs. You’ve entered our giveaway. And now it’s time for the full-on Amazon Fire Phone video.

Have at it. Enjoy. And there’s lots more to come in the weeks ahead.

Pre-order the Amazon Fire Phone direct from Amazon, starting at $199

Of course Amazon — the king of online retailers — is where you can buy a new Amazon Fire Phone. They have a pre-order page up and ready for you so that you can have the Fire Phone in your hands the very day it’s released.

The pricing is as follows:

32GB — $ 199 with an individual or family plan contract or $ 649 if purchased outright 64GB — $ 299 with an individual or  [Read More…]

Amazon Fire Phone hands-on

To the surprise of few, Amazon finally unveiled its first smartphone — dubbed the Fire Phone — today at an event in Seattle. What was surprising, though, are the specifics that surround this latest Amazon Fire-branded device. The long-rumored 3D interface is a reality, but it’s done in an interesting way with specialized hardware and being implemented in tasteful portions, not just as a gimmicky feature.

It also sports a good number of user-friendly features that  [Read More…]

Win a 64GB Amazon Fire Phone from Android Central!

Leave a comment on this article letting us know what you think of the new Amazon Fire Phone for your chance to win one!

Amazon is officially now in the smartphone game with their announcement of the Amazon Fire Phone. It will be available next month as an exclusive from AT&T and if you know you want one you can pre-order the Fire Phone now from Amazon’s website. For those who are a little more on  [Read More…]

Fire Phone will be AT&T exclusive, ships next month

Looking forward to picking up the Fire Phone from Amazon? You might have to temper your enthusiasm for the phone as Amazon has just announced that AT&T is the exclusive carrier for the Fire Phone. Pre-orders start today and the phone will ship July 25. More details after the break.

Amazon officially unveils the Fire Phone

We’re here at Amazon’s “device unveiling” event where the retail giant has just announced its long-awaited entrant into the phone market.

Keep an eye on Android Central as we update this story with the latest news

Motomaker coming to Germany through Phone House

If you’re wanting a customized Moto X and living in Deutschland, it looks like you’ll be able to have it soon. According to the Motorola Facebook account, Motomaker will be coming exclusively through Phone House in two weeks.

250 new emoji could be coming to a phone near you

The Unicode standard has been updated to add an additional 2,834 new characters, which includes about 250 pictographic symbols, or emoji. This expanded list of new symbols could help to add personality to messaging, such as SMS and MMS, Apple’s iMessage, BlackBerry’s BBM, Google’s Hangouts, and other services.

Rumored Google Fit to allow wearables to phone home

Google is rumored to be working on a Google Fit project that could become the hub for collecting data tracked through health and fitness wearable technologies. Google Fit could debut as early as by the end of the month at the Google I/O conference.