Heard about the Amazon Fire TV Stick? We are currently in the age of streaming media. The TV Stick now comes with HDR support as well as a 60fps frame rate which ensures quality images. There are two major TV Sticks which are HD TVs and 4K TVs. But by default, there is four range of Fire TV Stick.
Getting an Amazon Fire TV Stick is all you need to bring all TV providers to one place. If you have never heard of the Amazon Fire TV Stick, and yet are a fan of Netflix, Hulu, HBO, etc., then read more on this article. As I will be providing the basic information about the TV Stick.
Amazon Fire TV Stick
The Amazon Fire TV Stick was launched globally on the 30th of September. And you can purchase it for about $39.99 in both US and UK.
This latest TV Stick comes in a Full HD streamer, with Alexa Voice Remote, a clicker with playback, power, volume, and voice command inputs. It can be used to control connected AV receivers and soundbars as well.
What is Amazon Fire TV Stick?
The Amazon Fire TV Stick, also known as a “Fire Stick,” is referred to as a small streaming device manufactured by Amazon. It gives users access to watch videos streamed over their internet connection to their television.
Though it wasn’t the primary Amazon Fire TV device and competes directly with the likes of Roku and Google Chromecast. The device plugs into the rear of your television through HDMI and connects to your home WiFi connection so as to deliver media straight to your television using apps.
It’s powered through the included microUSB cable, plugged into the rear of your television, or into an AC adapter. And it takes up little or no space behind your television.
The remote was recently updated, and may now control your television’s power and volume. Additionally, to the standard play/pause and navigation options on the remote.
Types of Amazon Fire TV Stick
Though there are four different models of the TV Stick. But most users always have an option between Fire TV Stick or the Fire TV Stick 4K.
Both devices are relatively similar, now including an equivalent remote, that permits you to regulate your television. There are two major differences between both Fire TV Stick.
Which is the output resolution as well as the processor power. For $39, the Fire Stick is great for older 1080p televisions and includes a 1.3GHz MediaTek processor that’s powerful. Meanwhile, the $49 Fire Stick 4K upgrades the resolution to 2160p, perfect for 4K televisions, and increases the processor speed to 1.7GHz.
Use of Amazon Fire TV Stick
It can be used for several purposes. Most major streaming applications are available, though there’s a reasonably major exception that we’ll get to in a moment.
From streaming Netflix originals to using your Fire Stick as an unofficial cable box. Here are some of the applications that you simply can connect to via the Amazon Appstore for your Fire Stick:
- The CW.
- Fox Now.
- Pluto TV.
- PlayStation Vue.
- HBO Go and HBO Now.
- Cartoon Network.
However, the Fire TV Stick does not come with the YouTube application. Google pulled YouTube off of all Amazon products at the tail end of 2017. Leaving Amazon high and dry and without how for consumers to stream YouTube on their products.
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