It’s just 2 weeks since the release of Amazon’s line of Echo speakers. Just when the talk is about the Speakers, Amazon sets ablaze with its with its new 4K Fire TV stick as well as a new Alexa voice remote Wednesday.
This new Fire TV Stick 4K supports Dolby Vision and High Definition Recording(HDR10) + Ultra High Definition (UHD) video streaming. All of this is possible with the quad-core 1.7GHz processor, and includes a 802.11ac Wi-Fi chip for optimal wireless connectivity. “We’ve listened to our customers and pushed to deliver a higher performance Fire TV. “The new quad-core processor delivers a fast and fluid experience and support for Dolby Vision and HDR10+ provides an amazing picture quality,” said Marc Whitten, Vice President, Amazon Fire TV.
The device can be pre-ordered for$49.99, will ship in the U.S. and Canada at the end of the month. Its available at 5999 INR back in India. The new Alexa Voice remote is compatible with the older generation of Fire TV devices and can be purchased separately for 1,999 INR and $29.99 in the U.S. and will also begin shipping to consumers on October 31st and will roll out on November 14 in India
The “Fire TV Stick 4K” and the “Alexa Voice Remote” would start shipping in India from November 14. The “Fire TV Stick 4K” offers more than what is expected in such a small package. To add to the excitement, the stick also comes with a new remote control known as the Alexa Voice Remote. The remote not only controls the Fire TV Stick but your TV and setup box as well. This is possible by combining Bluetooth with Infrared technology and powered by Amazon’s proprietary cloud-based service.
Amazon’s new Fire TV Stick 4K is effectively in the process of supplanting the company’s Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD, which the company introduced last year. “We have sold through the earlier Fire TV 4K edition inventory and we do not plan to replenish supply at this time,” as reported by sources. There are claims that the present 4K Fire TV stick is 80% faster than the Fire TV stick released before. The Fire TV Stick 4K can be used to access apps like Hotstar, Netflix, Sony LIV, Zee5 and many more.
The people would be delighted on the convenience that is being offered through this facility. This is available at such a small form factor. Being able to control your entertainment using might just be the trend for now.