On September 20th, Amazon announced a new series of Fire Stick Devices and Advanced AI based updates for its Fire TV
Amazon has unveiled a series of advancements to its renowned Fire TV lineup, featuring improved AI-driven voice search capabilities, enhancements to the Fire TV Ambient Experience, and the introduction of their latest streaming devices: the Fire TV Stick 4K Max equipped with the Ambient Experience, and the Fire TV Stick 4K. Furthermore, Amazon has launched a brand-new Fire TV Soundbar designed to amplify the audio experience for viewers.
As Tapas Roy, Fire TV’s Vice President, remarked, “With so much to choose from, deciding what to watch can be challenging. Our new AI-driven voice search now offers a more intuitive way to discover content.”
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All-New Fire TV Stick 4K Max
The Fire TV Stick 4K Max, priced at $59.99, is Amazon’s latest and most robust streaming stick. The Fire TV Ambient Experience, a faster 2.0 GHz quad-core processor, and double the storage (16GB) ensure a smooth user experience.
Additionally, it’s the first to support Wi-Fi 6E, promising a lag-free streaming experience for users with compatible routers. It supports 4K Ultra HD, Dolby Vision, HDR, HDR10+, and Dolby Atmos audio for enhanced visuals and audio.
The Ambient Experience
Previously exclusive to the Fire TV Omni QLED Series, the Fire TV Ambient Experience is now accessible on the Fire TV Stick 4K Max. This feature transforms idle TV screens into engaging displays, showcasing helpful information, stunning artwork, and more.
Users can view calendars, leave notes, control smart devices, and play music. Additionally, it offers a vast collection of over 2,000 artworks from global artists and renowned institutions, with the option to customize displays using voice-driven AI Art.
All-New Fire TV Stick 4K
Priced at $49.99, the new Fire TV Stick 4K promises enhanced performance. It supports Wi-Fi 6 and has a faster 1.7 GHz quad-core processor, making it significantly more potent than its predecessor. Users can expect vibrant 4K visuals, Dolby Atmos audio, and additional features like Alexa Home Theater for a comprehensive audio experience.
AI-Powered Fire TV Experience
The updated Fire TV interface uses generative AI to refine content search and recommendations. This allows users to engage in more natural conversations with Alexa, seeking content based on specific criteria or moods. A “Continue Watching” section has also been added, featuring content from top streaming platforms, ensuring users always have something interesting on their watchlist.
Fire TV Soundbar
Available at $119.99, the new Fire TV Soundbar offers an encompassing audio experience with support for DTS® Virtual:X and Dolby Audio. This 24-inch device is compatible with all Fire TV models and can be paired with Bluetooth.
Amazon’s Sustainability Commitment
Amazon’s latest Fire TV products proudly display the Climate Pledge Friendly badge, signifying their commitment to eco-friendly practices. They utilize sustainable materials, have recyclable packaging, and feature a Low Power Mode to conserve energy. Amazon also aims to match the electricity consumption of all Fire TV devices with clean energy production by 2025.
Fire TV Bundles and Promotions
Customers purchasing a new Fire TV device can avail of a complimentary six-month subscription to MGM+, providing access to many movies and original series. The devices can be pre-ordered on Amazon.com.
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