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Teardown: Amazon Fire Phone

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naperlou
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great new phone, too bad it's hard to fix
naperlou   8/1/2014 1:07:29 PM
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The new Amazon Fire has a lot of great new features.  I expect we will see many of them in future generations of competing phones.  On the other hand, putting this much stuff in a phone is difficult.  That seems to lead to a phone that is hard to repair. 

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Re: great new phone, too bad it's hard to fix
far911   8/2/2014 10:25:00 AM
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It certainly looks interesting and with so many features I consider if it doesn't slow down the processing it will give tough time to its competitors.

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Re: great new phone, too bad it's hard to fix
Mydesign   8/4/2014 5:01:13 AM
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"The new Amazon Fire has a lot of great new features.  I expect we will see many of them in future generations of competing phones.  On the other hand, putting this much stuff in a phone is difficult.  That seems to lead to a phone that is hard to repair. "

Naperlou, No doubt that its good in terms of specification. Which OS its running?

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Re: great new phone, too bad it's hard to fix
Mydesign   8/4/2014 5:03:36 AM
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"2.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 CPU, with 450 MHz Adreno 330 GPU"

Far911, No doubt. GPU can also render more performance especially when it comes for video streaming and display.

far911
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Re: great new phone, too bad it's hard to fix
far911   8/4/2014 6:08:18 AM
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Ok .. I didn't know that live streaming will be enhanced by it.

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Re: great new phone, too bad it's hard to fix
Cabe Atwell   8/6/2014 6:27:51 PM
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With phone unlocking the norm... can this be used on other networks now?

far911
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Re: great new phone, too bad it's hard to fix
far911   8/7/2014 5:56:44 AM
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I guess it should.

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Re: great new phone, too bad it's hard to fix
Mydesign   8/7/2014 11:26:22 PM
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"Ok .. I didn't know that live streaming will be enhanced by it."

Far911, sorry.

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Re: great new phone, too bad it's hard to fix
Mydesign   8/7/2014 11:29:08 PM
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"With phone unlocking the norm... can this be used on other networks now?"

Cabe, that's a drawback with most of the service providers. They used to lock the device with their services. But in Asian countries there won't be such issues. Here customers can by any devices and can avail the service by inserting service providers SIM.

far911
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Re: great new phone, too bad it's hard to fix
far911   8/8/2014 1:59:45 AM
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Ya this true here in our country even lots of phones from different networks n countries are unlocked and being used easily.so I m sure this one will also.

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