Amazon Fire TV Stick Fundamentals Explained
The Amazon Fire Stick is a device the size of a flash drive that plugs. The Fire Stick enables any TV to much more, plus stream content over WiFi like Netflix, YouTube Pandora, HBO go. A remote control is included that works using buttons or voice commands, new versions currently included Alexa Virtual Assistant. By simply plugging it in a HDMI video port it can turn any TV into a wise TV.
Introduced in 2014 the Fire Stick is currently in contest with Google Chromecast, also Roku. Amazons Fire Stick, Roku, and Chromcast , are a new breed of electronics called Streaming TV Sticks that stream movies and TV shows from online sources.
There are two variations of this Fire Stick using the new version introduced in October 2016. The newest version included updated hardware along with the digital assistant 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. The output signal resolution is exactly the same for both with definition 720p or 1080p.
Following a Fire TV Stick is installation with a TV, a Amazon Fire TV Game Controller steaming service will be necessary. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu would be the most common online streaming services each with their own content. Anyone with Amazon Prime shipping will have access to movies automatically on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has for streaming a free 30 Day Trial.
Apart from streaming movies and TV shows it can also play games also has Voice controls using Alexa virtual assistant. Apps may also be installed to customize the Fire Stick to enhance its ability to do what an owner needs. Amazon also makes the Fire TV Box which is an android TV box which has better hardware but also cost more.