Recently it was loud about new devices from Amazon. One of them is the new Amazon Fire TV Box with support for 4K Ultra HD and HDR (High Dynamic Range), and also support Alexa Voice Remote. As you can see the home entertainment market is hot, and Amazon wants to be part of it. Therefore, through the new Amazon Fire TV, Amazon can pick up a large part of the market and become a leader.
All-New Fire TV Pre-order now for $69.99 / £69.99 and will be released on October 25, 2017. The new Fire TV Box is a small (65.0mm x 65.0mm x 15.0mm) and is plugged in like a chromecast. Simply plug into your HDTV’s HDMI port and connect to the internet via Wi-Fi or the optional Amazon Ethernet Adapter to start enjoying your favorite content. With an ultra-fast 1.5 GHz quad-core processor, Fire TV is 40% more powerful than Fire TV Stick. And with a compact and portable design, it’s easy to bring your movies and TV shows with you when you travel.
The great advantage of Amazon Fire TV is the access to Netflix, Prime Video, YouTube, Hulu, HBO, SHOWTIME, STARZ, Prime Music, Spotify, and iHeartRadio and more. Amazon Fire TV also provides friendly and comfortable use through the Alexa Voice Remote feature. Simply say “Alexa, find suspense thrillers” ( to the built-in microphone on the remote control) and Alexa will show you results. For hands-free content control, pair Fire TV with your favorite Echo device and Alexa will hear you from across the room using far-field voice recognition.
Fire TV TV Box was equipped with Amlogic S905Z SoC which supports [email protected] streaming, HDR and Dolby Atmos Audio. More details in the specification below.
Amazon All-New Fire TV 2017 specifications:
- CPU – Amlogic S905Z quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 processor @ 1.5 GHz with
- GPU – Penta-core Mali-450MP3 GPU
- Memory – 2GB RAM
- Storage – 8GB flash
- Video & Audio Output – HDMI 2.0a up to 4K 60 Hz with HDCP 2.2, Doby Atmos support
- Video – HDR-10, H.265, H.264
- Connectivity – Dual band 802.11 b/g/n/ac WiFi + Bluetooth 4.1 LE
- USB – 1x micro USB port for power (and optional USB Ethernet adapter)
- Dimensions – 65 x 65 x 15 mm
- Weight – 87 grams
In the package you will find: Fire TV, Alexa Voice Remote, USB cable and power adapter, quick start guide, product guide, 2 AAA batteries. The competitor for Amazon Fire TV may have been presenting for a long time Xiaomi Mi Box, though it seems that All-New Fire TV with Alexa Voice Remote, access to a huge video and audio library, and attractive price $69.99 / £69.99 is unrivaled.