TIME Amazon

Here’s the Mind-Bending 3D-Effect Amazon’s New Phone Can Create

Tech giant Amazon finally announced its long-awaited phone on Wednesday. The so-called Fire Phone will be available July 25 exclusively from AT&T for $199 with a two-year contract. Among the many features announced: multiple front-facing cameras and software that can create interactive 3D effects on screen. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos likened the technology to the shift from flat artwork to artwork with geometric perspective before the Renaissance. Here’s a close look at what the effect looks like.

Tap to read full story

Your browser is out of date. Please update your browser at http://update.microsoft.com


Dear TIME Reader,

As a regular visitor to TIME.com, we are sure you enjoy all the great journalism created by our editors and reporters. Great journalism has great value, and it costs money to make it. One of the main ways we cover our costs is through advertising.

The use of software that blocks ads limits our ability to provide you with the journalism you enjoy. Consider turning your Ad Blocker off so that we can continue to provide the world class journalism you have become accustomed to.

The TIME Team