Posted Thu Sep 17, 2015 at 12:00 PM PDT by Steven Cohen
The latest Fire TV and Fire TV Stick models have been unveiled.
Amazon has announced the newest editions of its popular Fire TV and Fire TV Stick devices. The upgraded Fire TV model ($100) now includes 4K Ultra HD video support, while the updated Fire TV Stick ($50) now includes a Voice Remote. Both Fire devices offer access to a growing collection of media services like
"The team has packed an incredible amount of technology and innovation into a tiny package," said
The new Fire TV includes playback support for several 4K content platforms including
Meanwhile, the company is also releasing a new Fire TV Stick model with an included Voice Remote. With the remote, customers can now speak the name of a movie, TV show, actor, director, or genre and get instant search results. Likewise, the voice remote also offers Alexa support, allowing users to ask for info related to weather, sports scores, traffic, music, and more.
The new Fire TV ($100) is now available for pre-order and will begin shipping on October 5. The new Fire TV Stick with Voice Remote ($50) is also now available for pre-order and will begin shipping on October 22.
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