Amazon's Prime Exclusive phones lose the lock screen ads

Amazon Prime Exclusive phones remove lockscreen ads

In exchange for a discounted smartphone, you got to see ads on your lock screen whenever you picked up the phone.

Amazon recognizes the customers rely on phone manufacturers lockscreens for security such as facial recognition, as well as using the lockscreen for personalization. The same thing goes for speedy fingerprint sensors.

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Turkey's military launched an incursion into northern Syria's Afrin region against the US -backed YPG militia two weeks ago. The YPJ is an all-women force that fights alongside the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG).

Amazon confirmed to Business Insider that future models on Amazon's Exclusive Phone program won't come with the Amazon ad lock screens, and they'll still sell at a similar level of discount to the phones now available on the program. However, because Amazon doesn't plan to serve up ads any longer, Phonescooper has claimed Amazon will raise the cost of all Prime Exclusive phones by $20 starting 7 February. Here's the full statement. Amazon also said that removing the ads from the lock screen will allow for these phones to support features like facial recognition and fingerprint scanners. These handsets are (as the name implies) only available to Amazon Prime subscribers, and they are offered at a discount compared to the normal pricing. There will still be ads in the Amazon Widget app, and the phone will still collect information about "your use of your device, including your device's system and stability, applications and services on the device, and your device's interaction with software, applications, and services on the device".

That will continue to be the case, and the phones will still ship with many Amazon apps preinstalled. They removed the lockscreen ads, making their devices far closer to the standard non-ad-filled Android experience available on all non-Amazon phones. Ditching the ads makes the Prime Edition phones even better deals than they already were.

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They are already trailing in the series having lost the first two games but injuries continue to haunt South Africa . Chahal trapped Morne Morkel (1) LBW as well, while Yadav got rid of Kagiso Rabada (1) with a wrong one, out LBW.

Apparently, the bloatware will remain but can be uninstalled or hidden if you don't use it.

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