Cell phone also can identify more than 30 million songs
Amazon announced this Wednesday (18) your first smart phone, the Fire Phone. Initially, the appliance will be sold only in the United States, for $ $650 in version unlocked or $ $200 with carrier contract.
The biggest news of the Fire Phone is the Firefly feature. It allows you to use the smart phone’s camera to recognize more than 70 million, according to Amazon. The idea is that the user can shoot an object and immediately buy it on Amazon.
Among the millions of objects recognized by Fire Phone are household items, books, DVDs, CDs, and food products. In some cases, the Firefly uses pictures of barcodes or QR codes of products, in others, simply take a picture of the packaging.
The recognition of physical objects is not new. Google Goggles and other applications have similar functions. But the Firefly uses this technology on a scale much higher, thanks to the powerful Amazon’s cloud platform and the great stock photos of the company’s products.
Firefly also uses the smart phone’s microphone to recognize music, tv programs and serials. Is a feature similar to that provided by Shazam application. According to Amazon, the Firefly recognizes more than 35 million of songs and more than 240,000 movies and episodes of TV shows.
Firefly also recognizes e-mails and phone numbers printed on paper and boards. So, just take a picture of the role to which the e-mail or phone to be automatically recognized and added to the user’s contacts.
3D feature also calls attention
Another novelty of the Fire Phone is the feature that Amazon calls “Dynamic Perspective”. It modifies the content shown on the screen according to the inclination of the smart phone. In practice, the resource simulates a 3D effect and allows you to browse some applications without touching the screen. Just tilt the device to navigate between pictures and flipping through pages of books.
To work, the Dynamic Perspective uses four cameras in front of low power, embedded in the Fire. In addition to the cameras, four infrared sensors are also used to ensure the functioning of the resource even in low light.
Fire Phone has edge configuration
The Fire Phone has a device configuration. The processor is a Snapdragon 800 quad core 2.2 GHz and has 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB versions or 64 GB of storage, in addition to the new Wi-Fi wireless standard BC. Only the screen is a little below the most powerful smart phones, with 4.7-inch HD resolution (1,280 x 720).
The Fire Phone comes with Fire the 3.5 system, a modified version of Android. The rear camera has 13 megapixels.
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