Amazon Fire TV Stick Things To Know Before You Buy
The Amazon Fire Stick is a small device the size of a flash drive that plugs. The Fire Stick enables any TV to a whole lot more, and stream content over WiFi such as Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, Pandora, HBO go. A remote control is included that works with buttons or voice commands, new versions now comprised Alexa Virtual Assistant. By simply plugging it it can basically turn any TV.
Introduced in 2014 the Fire Stick is in competition with Google Chromecast, and Roku. Amazons Fire Stick, Chromcast, and Roku, are a new breed of electronics called Streaming TV Sticks that stream movies and TV shows from online sources.
There are two versions of this Fire Stick using the newest version released in October 2016. The most recent version included updated hardware along with the virtual assistant Alexa.
The first version had a Broadcom devices and accessories BCM28145 Double Vore 1.2 GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB Storage, 802.11n WiFi, and Bluetooth 3.0. The new second generation has a Mediatek 8127D Quad-core ARM 1.3 GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB Storage, 802.11ac WiFi, and Bluetooth 4.1. The video output resolution is the exact same for both with definition 720p or 1080p.
Following a Fire TV Stick is setup with a TV, a steaming service will be needed. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu would be definitely the most common online streaming services each with their own content. Anyone with Amazon Prime shipping may have access to movies automatically on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has for streaming movies that can be signed up a free 30 Day Trial.
Besides streaming movies and TV shows it may also play games and contains Voice controls with Alexa virtual helper. Programs can also be installed to further customize the Fire Stick to boost its capacity to do what an owner wants. Amazon also makes the Fire TV Box that's an android TV box that has better hardware but also cost more.