Amazon has officially unveiled the Fire Phone, the first smartphone from the company adds to its portfolio of devices with the Kindle and the tablet Kindle Fire. The computer runs on Android, the operating system but with Fire OS, in this case also comes with advanced features such as its three-dimensional interface and, of course, a lot of applications and features focused on the purchase of content through Amazon. Technically, the Amazon Fire Phone is quite complete, but we’ll have to see how it is face to face with one of the most complete of the moment androids. Today we compare the Amazon Fire Phone with the Sony Xperia Z2.
The Sony Xperia Z2 starts strong, and its screen is wide and clear. Are particular to an IPS panel LED Live Colour, with a diagonal of 5.2 inches and resolution FullHD, so we density is no less than 423 ppi. Sony also provides several image enhancement systems, such as engine Sony Mobile Bravia Engine 2, the system Triluminos engine and X Reality. Meanwhile, The panel of the Amazon Fire Phone has a LCD of 4.7 inches, with resolution HD and 315 ppi densities. Its strong point is that the brightness reaches 590 nits.
The design of the Sony Xperia Z2 is one of its strengths. Sony continues to promote a line of similar design in their products, giving them a personality. The device is made of a metal frame, and their faces are covered in glass resistant. In addition it has a very characteristic rectangular shape of sharp corners and the best thing is that it is resistant to water and dust. The Amazon Fire Phone has a very classic design that is not known precisely for its originality. The team has rounded corners, a cover of plastic color black and, despite being more compact, the weight is almost the same as that of its opponent.
The Amazon Fire Phone comes with a fairly complete camera, but has little to do with the powerful camera of the Sony Xperia Z2. The Fire Phone carries a 13 Megapixel, LED flash, autofocus and optical stabilizer with sensor. The lens is made up of five elements and has an opening f/2.0. It also includes other functions common like HDR mode, panoramic, shot blast, FullHD video recording and a 2.1 megapixel front camera.
The Sony Xperia Z2 out chest in the photo section, and is that a RS 20.7 megapixel Exmor sensor, accompanied by a BIONZ image processor and a Sony G lens integrates. This combination offers very good results in low light, very spacious and crisp images. This combination gives very good results in low light images very large and razor sharp. It also has other functions such as mode Superior Auto, LED flash, HDR for photos or videos recorded and again somewhat in the video recording, recorded in 4K quality or 2160p at 30 frames per second, plus the option of allowing record in slow motion.
The two terminals have a good media profile from the point of view of the supported formats. Besides The Amazon Fire Phone carries Dolby Digital, while the Sony Xperia Z2 leads other audio enhancements such as Clear Audio + and xLoud. Sony also provides application WALKMAN to play music, the suite Sony Entertainment Network, certified PlayStation Network and FM Radio integrated.
The Amazon Fire Phone is well equipped in regards to the power. Specifically carries a quad-core chip Snapdragon 800 operating at 2.2 GHz and is supported by 2 GB of RAM. For the Xperia Z2 we find a Snapdragon 801, the top model operating at 2.3 GHz and in this case leads 3Gb memory RAM. Following the report, The Amazon Fire Phone will go on sale in two versions of 32 and 64 Gb storage with the cloud for photos and content on Amazon. The Sony Xperia Z2 is sold only in a version of 16 Gb but allows expansion with MicroSD to 64GB additional.
As mentioned earlier, the operating system of The Amazon Fire Phone is Fire OS 3.5.0, a platform that works on Android but is fully personalized with Amazon services. Among its most prominent features is the three-dimensional interface that shows content in perspective according as we look at the terminal. What it does is calculate the phone’s position relative to the user through its four front sensors. It also has the Firefly button to store phone numbers via the camera or recording content we can find on Amazon, such as movies or television series.
Many of the functions of the terminal are focused on services from Amazon and the phone itself will be which suggests purchases that may interest us, a function that won’t many users since it will be almost like having a commercial on the phone. For its part, the Sony Xperia Z2 works with a full version of Android, specifically the 4.4 KitKat, and provides full access to the app store Google. Also integrated package of services, including Gmail, YouTube, Google Maps, Google Chrome or Google Talk and others.