Amazon announces Fire TV with 4K HDR

Amazon has launched a new redesigned Fire TV with 4K, HDR, Dolby Atmos, Alexa and more for $69.99.


The Amazon Fire TV has been entirely redesigned, puck shaped, Apple TV-like design and its place is a more compact, Chrome cast-like design. It comes with the built-in HDMI cable, the device now plugs straight into TV without taking additional space. It will need to be powered using the bundled wall outlet.

The Fire TV features Amlogic processor with 4x Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.5GHz and Mali-450 MP3 GPU, along with 2GB of RAM and 8GB internal storage. It gives stream in 4K 60fps with HDR-10 support. There’s also Dolby Atmos, for those with fancy home theater setups but there is no Dolby Vision support, unlike the new Apple TV 4K.

The HD Antenna that can be purchased separately, which allows to watch cable TV from networks like NBC and PBS. The Fire TV comes with the Alexa Voice Remote with full access to Alexa and also pairs with Amazon Echo devices.

The Amazon Fire TV will be available standalone for $69.99 starting October 25. The Amazon Fire TV, Echo Dot for just $10 more at $79.99 and with the optional HD Antenna for $74.99.


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