Amazon Fire TV Cube vs. Fire TV (3rd-Gen) Comparison

amazon fire tv cube

Fire TV is bigger and heavier than Fire TV but can take Alexa voice commands from any direction in a room via the device’s 8 microphones and speakers. Owners may want to display the device prominently in a room rather than tuck it away behind a TV like the lightweight Fire TV dongle, that’s because if used for voice commands it’s advisable to have the microphones and speaker open to as many directions as possible. Here’s a spec comparison of the Fire TV Cube vs. Fire TV. Here’s where you can buy the Fire TV Cube.

Fire TV Cube vs. Fire TV Comparison

Feature Fire TV Cube Fire TV (3rd-Gen)
Video 720p/1080p/2160p (up to 60fps) 720p/1080p/2160p (up to 60fps)

Dolby Atmos, 7.1 surround sound, 2-channel stereo, and HDMI audio pass through up to 5.1

Dolby Atmos compatibility, Dolby Digital Plus, and Dolby Digital
Processor Quad-core 1.5GHz Quad-core 1.5GHz
GPU Mali450 MP3 Mali450 MP3
Memory 2GB 2GB
Storage 16GB 8GB
Ports HDMI 2.0a, Power, Micro USB, Wired Infrared support 5 Total: 5.5 mm DC Jack
Type A HDMI 1.4b output, w/HDCP
Optical Audio (TOSLINK)
10/100 Ethernet
USB 2.0 Type A
Remote Control Yes (Bluetooth) Yes (Bluetooth)
Voice Support Yes No (Yes, via                                Echo device)
Alexa Voice Remote Yes Yes
Speakers Yes No
Microphones Yes (8) No
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2 + LE Bluetooth 4.2 + LE
Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g/n IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
Operating System Android Android
Warranty 1-year Limited 1-year Limited
Size 3.4” x 3.4” x 3.0” 2.6” x 2.6” x 0.6”
Weight 16.4 oz 3.1 oz
Price $119 $69.99

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