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Amazon Plans 3D Phone: Report
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Susan Fourtané
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Susan Fourtané,
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6/9/2014 | 4:54:18 AM
Re: Amazon's new marketing tool
Richard, 

I believe I wouldn't have a 3D phone either. At least, I don't need such phone.

This phone may be attarctive for those who buy on Amazon quite often, for what I said earlier.

Let's not forget that all Amazon devices are Amazon's marketing tools to lure consumers to the site. 

-Susan 
RichardR441
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6/9/2014 | 4:38:17 AM
Re: Amazon's new marketing tool
Okay, I understand that. But I'm not sure if I would like to have a 3d phone. It might look nice on paper but in reality it may not look good. I'm satisfied with the smartphone I have right now. I have the Samsung Galaxy s5 and I wouldn't switch to a 3d phone.
Susan Fourtané
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6/9/2014 | 4:29:57 AM
Re: Amazon's new marketing tool
Thanks, Richard. 

Creating 3D phones is not the problem. 3D can be useful for many things, like marketing, advertising, etc. 

The problem comes when some people expect a 3D phone to replace their reality, demands from technology more than what it can give today, or criticize a 3D phone or 3D TV, od any 3D experience because it's not like the real world. 

That's why I said if you want to experience the real world you need to step outside, with no 3D devices. :)

-Susan
RichardR441
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6/6/2014 | 5:35:33 AM
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Susan, you are absolutely right about that. If you want to experience 3d you have to go outside and experience it. Because a 3d phone is not the real thing. I often wonder why people are creating things like this. I'm satisfied with my smartphone and I would never switch to a 3d phone.
Susan Fourtané
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4/23/2014 | 3:37:23 AM
Re: Amazon, yes. 3D, ehh...
Thanks, Ariella. 

-Susan
Ariella
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4/13/2014 | 10:34:18 PM
Re: Amazon, yes. 3D, ehh...
"If what you want to see is the real world you should turn your Samsung 3D TV off, go outside, and experience the real world. 3D is not a replacement of the real world, and it should never be."

Very well stated, Susan!
Susan Fourtané
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4/13/2014 | 7:20:34 AM
Re: Amazon, yes. 3D, ehh...
Somedude, 

"The viewing experience of some movies is definitely enhanced by it, some dramatically. But does it look anything like what you see in the real world? Not even close."

If what you want to see is the real world you should turn your Samsung 3D TV off, go outside, and experience the real world. 3D is not a replacement of the real world, and it should never be.

-Susan 
Susan Fourtané
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4/13/2014 | 7:11:05 AM
Amazon's new marketing tool

Since the first time Amazon launched its first tablet it was intended as a marketing tool rather than as a device to compete with the other tablets available at the moment.

For this reason, Amazon's tablets are not highly priced and are considered disposable. I believe this will also be the case with the Amazon phone. The 3D capability will help consumers in their purchases. 

Do you know what the price tag for the Amazon phone is expected to be, Thomas? 

-Susan

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4/12/2014 | 3:29:20 PM
Re: Amazon, yes. 3D, ehh...
Amazon's been fairly successful in selling mid-range tablets - I don't see any reason why they won't be able to do the same with smartphones. Based on this report, it appears that there will be some unqiue features to this device not found in other smartphones.

Offering better purchasing capabilties on the device seems like an obvious choice; all Amazon hardware is constructed as retail channels for the company. 
Somedude8
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4/12/2014 | 2:11:11 PM
Amazon, yes. 3D, ehh...
"The 3D is coming" is something we have heard for decades. We do have it in a limited way right now, but there is always a 'but'. I have a top of the line Samsung 3D TV with 3D far better than what one can find in a theater. But, you have to wear glasses, and honestly, its not really that realistic. The viewing experience of some movies is definitely enhanced by it, some dramatically. But does it look anything like what you see in the real world? Not even close. So as far as a 3D phone goes, I am super skeptical.

The general idea of a phone by Amazon sounds quite interesting though. I would give it a serious look when it comes time to replace my current phone.

That brings to mind something about Amazon though. They sure are getting big. They seem to have avoided the Evil Empire syndrome so far, but for how much longer?


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