Amazon announces 4K version of its Fire TV Stick

The all-new Alexa Voice Remote with Fire TV Stick 4K

A Fire TV Recast bundle including the Fire TV Stick 4K, recently unveiled DVR, and a 35-mile HD antenna can also be purchased in exchange for $249.97, while a Fire TV Stick 4K/ Echo Dot combo now fetches $79.98.

Amazon just announced another new product: the 2018 Fire TV Stick.

The updated Fire TV Stick 4K is available to pre-order for £49.99 ($49.99) today on Amazon and will start to ship to customers on November 14, 2018. Additionally, it's the first of Amazon's Fire TV Sticks to feature Dolby Vision.

Simply called the Fire TV Stick 4K, it features a new quad-core processor and redesigned antenna, which Amazon said will allow it to stream Ultra HD content despite any congestion.




Gupta added that one can also pair their Echo devices (if any) with the Fire TV to control their entertainment experience and launch apps using Alexa.

Amazon is also finally bringing the much-requested Alexa integration to Fire TV through the new remote, enabling users to search, browse and control the playback experience on the device. It's compatible with all the latest generation Fire TV hardware. Dolby Vision & Atmos in a stickAmazon says that it is the “powerful streaming stick available”, with over 80 percent more horsepower than the last version. So move along flappy Fire TV dongle, hello 4K Fire TV Stick. Its included remote now comes with dedicated buttons for power, volume, and mute, as well as an IR transmitter that gives it a modicum of control over various soundbars, cable boxes, and AV equipment. The Alexa Voice Remote is available for standalone purchase at Rs 1,999, which will be really helpful to the existing Amazon Fire TV Stick users.

"We've listened to our customers and pushed to deliver the complete 4K solution they are looking for, all within a compact stick form factor", said Eric Saarnio, Head of Amazon Devices for Europe.

Those who are perfectly happy with their existing Fire TV, but would like to get their hands on the new remote control can pre-order the Alexa Voice Remote separately for £29.99 ($29.99). It will start shipping in the United Kingdom and Germany on November 14 for £50 / €60.

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