Amazon Will Announce a Smartphone Tomorrow?

Posted September 6, 2012 at 12:28am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 8626 views

Amazon will reportedly show off a smartphone at its press event tomorrow, according to The Verge.

Multiple sources have confirmed to The Verge that Amazon is working on a smartphone that runs a variant of the Kindle Fire's Android-based operating system, and we're now hearing that the device will be shown to the press tomorrow. The phone itself is said to be currently unfinished, so if Amazon does announce it we wouldn't expect too many details. But at this point we would expect it to run a forked version of Android 4.0 as the leaked Kindle Fires seem to do, and to include Nokia Maps as the location solution - forking Android means Amazon can't use Google Maps, and Nokia spoke today of adding a "major" mapping partner at its own Windows Phone event.

Amazon is also expected to announce a larger Kindle Fire tablet to compete with the iPad.

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$$$$$$$$$ - September 6, 2012 at 4:19am
YES!!! iPhone and Galaxy killer!! Amazon is gonna rule the smartphone hands down.
Kingz - September 6, 2012 at 3:24am
That looks just like that galaxy s3, or I need to get glasses
Adam - September 6, 2012 at 11:58am
Too bad it's a galaxy nexus and they're using it as an example. Glasses would suit you.
ZONE1 - September 6, 2012 at 2:12am
Thats stupid to announce any products before an iPhone..No1 cares. I just dont understand why anybody use another phone besides an iPhone ? Are these people stupid or cheap ???...what the fuck is wrong with people ? Why use a different phone? Oh maybe buy1 get 2 Free?
Watcher - September 6, 2012 at 8:43am
Kids only have iphone coz they dont have money to buy anything else aside from iphone, and for anyone claiming iphone is better than galaxy series they usually have low IQ because they judged the other device without even knowing how it compared side by side in terms of performance. Own both samsung and apple before making useless hate comments.
Dude GTFO - September 6, 2012 at 9:12am
DUde your on a APPLE website talking trash about iPhone nice get a life , statistics show iPhone 4s is better then and gay Samsung copy without having a 5-4 inch screen or 4g lte imagine how bad Samsung will suck once iPhone gets both those , and iPhone cost more money then samsung so if someone can afford a iPhone they can afford any Samsung maybe even 2,3 hahaha get a life
apple ass - September 6, 2012 at 11:03am
O if iPhone gets LTE they will get their ass sue and handed to u.
Shawn - September 6, 2012 at 12:52am
Great - but who cares ??? I'm waiting or the 5!!!
Dan - September 6, 2012 at 12:41am
Loosers! Apple starts n everyone else fallows trying to cash in as well. Samsuck, amasuck.
Russell - September 6, 2012 at 1:38am
Um, Samsung has nothing to do with Amazon.
Bsack - September 6, 2012 at 3:52am
It was innovation, its called sales. Make people come back for more stupid
Watcher - September 6, 2012 at 8:45am
Because apple fanboys dont know anything at all!
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