Amazon Fire TV Stick Things To Know Before You Buy
The Amazon Fire Stick is a device the size of a flash drive that plugs. The Fire Stick enables any TV to stream content over WiFi such as Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, Pandora, HBO go, plus much more. A remote control is included that works with buttons or voice commands, new versions currently included Alexa Virtual Assistant. It could basically turn any TV simply by plugging it.
Introduced in 2014 the Fire Stick is in competition with Google Chromecast, and Roku. Amazons Fire Stick, Chromcast, and Rokuare a new breed of electronic equipment known as Streaming TV Sticks that flow films and TV shows from online sources.
There are two variations of this Fire Stick using the newest version introduced in October 2016. The newest version included updated hardware along with the virtual helper Alexa.
The output signal resolution is exactly the same for both with higher definition 720p or 1080p.
After a Fire TV Stick is setup with a TV, a steaming service is going to be necessary. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu would Fire TV with 4K be the most popular online streaming services each with their own content. Anyone with Amazon Prime shipping may have access to videos on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has a free 30 Day Trial for streaming.
The Amazon Fire Stick is a great low cost way to turn any TV into a Smart TV and play all sorts of content, from TV shows and movies, to music. Apart from streaming films and TV shows it can also play games and contains Voice controls using Alexa virtual assistant. Apps may also be installed to further customize the Fire Stick to boost its ability to perform what an owner needs. Amazon also makes the Fire TV Box which is an android TV box that has better hardware but also cost more.