Amazon smartphone will have 4.7-inch display, manufacturing delayed

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According to industry supply chain sources Amazon are working on a smartphone with a 4.7-inch display. Initially set on 4.3-inches, Amazon decided to tag along with the trend of flagship models being superphones or phablets. The model should ship in the second half of 2013. Specs are unknown and this point and have been revised numerous times, which has brought a delay in manufacturing the smartphone. Amazon have partnered with Foxconn for manufacturing as usual.

An Amazon smartphone has been in the talks since the company debuted the Kindle line of tablets in 2011.

Source: DigiTimes