The Amazon Fire Stick is a small device the size of a flash drive that adheres to some TVs HDMI port. The Fire Stick enables any TV to much more, and stream content over WiFi such as Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, Pandora, HBO go. A remote control is included that works using buttons or voice commands, new versions currently comprised Alexa Virtual Assistant. By simply plugging it it can basically turn any TV into a Smart TV.
Introduced in 2014 the Fire Stick is currently in Roku, and competition with Google Chromecast. Amazons Fire Stick, Roku, and Chromcast are a new breed of electronic equipment known as Streaming TV Sticks that flow films and TV shows from online sources.
There are two versions of the Fire Stick with the new version introduced in October 2016. The newest version included updated hardware together with the digital helper Alexa.
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. Game Controller The video output resolution is the exact same for both with definition 720p or 1080p.
Following a Fire TV Stick is installation with a TV, a steaming service is going to be needed. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu are the most common online streaming solutions each with their own content. Anyone who has Amazon Prime shipping may have access to videos on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has a free 30 Day Trial for streaming movies that can be signed up.
The Amazon Fire Stick is a great low cost way to turn any TV into a Smart TV and play with all kinds of content, from TV shows and movies, to music. Apart from streaming movies and TV shows it can also play games also has Voice controls using Alexa virtual helper. Apps may also be installed to customize the Fire Stick to enhance its capacity to do what an owner needs. Amazon also creates the Fire TV Box which is an android TV box which has better hardware but also cost more.