Leaked renders are the world's first clear look at Amazon's smartphone

The product renders, published on Thursday by BGR, are said to have been created by graphic designers working at Amazon. While the 3D motion sensing functionality expected of the device would be unique, its overall look it essentially what’s expected of a modern smartphone, and not dissimilar from Apple’s own iPhone. The top of the handset is shown with a touchscreen display, earpiece and single button likely used as a “home” button. 

Amazon is still more than a month away from unveiling its first own-brand smartphone, but there isn’t much mystery that remains. BGR gave the world its first look at the unannounced handset in mid-April, and we followed up with exclusive details surrounding the phone’s unique 3D interface and gesture-based controls. Then, we revealed that “Prime Data” will be one of the device’s key weapons in the crowded U.S. smartphone market. Now, BGR has exclusively obtained a new image of Amazon’s smartphone that reveals the handset’s design for the first time ever. When BGR published live photos of Amazon’s smartphone prototype for the first time, we noted that the device was covered by a protective housing designed to prevent unauthorized people from seeing the phone’s hardware. As a result, the phone’s physical appearance remained a mystery.

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