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Amazon's upcoming phones may offer free access to its Prime services

Apr 26 2014, 3:34am CDT | by , in Rumors | Technology News

Amazon's upcoming phones may offer free access to its Prime services
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Amazon's phone is not just about 3D effects and zero-touch controls.

Amazon's ambitions of dominating the smartphone market may include offering a special data plan that will provide free access to its popular Prime-branded services. The latest report is coming from BGR, who previously detailed Amazon's 3D phone that will reportedly feature zero-touch controls.

Citing well-placed sources, BGR says that 3D effects and cool gesture controls are just a few of the secret weapons that Amazon is preparing to launch. Another big feature, which could be the main selling point of the phone, is a data plan called "Prime Data."

According to the sources, Amazon will launch the new data plan alongside its first phone in the coming months.

The data plan will reportedly launch exclusively on AT&T with a setup similar to the carrier's "Sponsored Data" program. Sources added that Amazon cannot benefit from AT&T’s Sponsored Data program because of API limitations and branding requirements.

If true, users of Amazon's purported flagship phone can enjoy free access to the company's Prime services, which include unlimited access to movie and TV streaming. Interestingly, BGR noted that the recent price increase of Amazon's Prime membership from $79 to $99 could have been made to help cover the costs of Prime Data.

 

Amazon declined to comment on the report.

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