Home Streaming Fire TV Amazon Updates Fire TV Stick With Quad-Core Processor & Alexa Voice Remote

Amazon Updates Fire TV Stick With Quad-Core Processor & Alexa Voice Remote

amazon_fire_tv_stick_alexa_voice_remoteAmazon has just unveiled a new Fire TV Stick that includes a quad-core processor and Alexa Voice Remote integration. The low-profile streaming device allows users to search across over 90 apps and channels using voice commands, as well as control playback of TV shows, movies and music.

The new model is rated up to 30x faster than its predecessor, given the upgrade from dual-core to quad-core processor. Memory stays the same as the previous model with 1GB RAM and 8 GB storage.

The new Fire TV Stick is available to pre-order for $39.99 (no change in price) and will start shipping in the U.S. on October 20.

As a promotion, Amazon is offering one month of Sling TV, two months of Hulu (with limited commercials), and $10 credit towards Amazon Video to customers who sign up before October 31, 2016.

The new Fire TV Stick follows Roku’s announcement of five new streaming devices, three of which support 4k content. Amazon’s Fire TV Stick only supports up to 1080p (Full HD) HEVC video.



Jeff Chabothttps://hd-report.com
Jeff has a background in photography, video and television production. He writes about technology, broadcasting, home theater, and digital entertainment.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

4k TV Deals

Hot Pre-orders!

The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy 4k Blu-ray
The Hobbit: Motion Picture Trilogy 4k Blu-ray
Game of Thrones: The Complete Series 4k Blu-ray

1-Month Free!

Hot Blu-rays!

New Articles

Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Complete Collection releasing to Blu-ray & DVD

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Complete Collection is releasing to both Blu-ray and DVD on November 3, 2020. The collection from Acorn Media includes all...

Netflix Premium & Standard Streaming Plans Increased

Once again, Netflix has raised the price of its streaming plans. The new monthly rate for the premium plan that streams 4k, HDR, and...

Blumhouse’s The Craft: Legacy Releases to Digital. Here’s Where To Buy.

The sequel to Blumhouse's The Craft (1996), Blumhouse's The Craft: Legacy (2020) written and directed by Zoe Lister-Jones has been released to digital formats...

Love and Monsters releasing to Blu-ray, 4k Blu-ray & DVD

Paramount Pictures' Love and Monsters (2020) is already available to rent and purchase in digital formats but will also release to disc formats including...

Support Us!