Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K With Support for More than 12,000 Apps Debuts in India: Price, Features


Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K was launched in India on Thursday, May 9. The Amazon Fire TV Stick comes with some significant improvements over previous generations of the streaming device. The new Fire TV Stick 4K comes with a remote that has dedicated buttons for Amazon's video and music streaming platforms, as well as Netflix. There is also a dedicated button for all apps. The tech giant first introduced the third-generation Fire Stick in 2022, but this is the first time it's launching the streaming device with support for 4K video quality.

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K price, availability

Like its predecessors, the Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K comes in a single matte black color option. The device is priced at Rs. 5,999 and is currently available for pre-order on Amazon's website. The company said the streaming device will go on sale starting May 13. Apart from Amazon, the Fire TV Stick 4K can also be purchased through the online and offline stores of Croma, Reliance Digital and Vijay Sales once it goes on sale.

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Features

The Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K, as the name suggests, features 4K Ultra HD content streaming and supports HDR10+. In addition, it also includes Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos audio. The company claims that this is the most powerful streaming device in Amazon's Fire TV lineup that is available in India.

Under the hood, the Fire TV Stick 4K packs a 1.7GHz quad-core processor, which Amazon claims makes it 30 percent more powerful than previous generations. It offers Wi-Fi 6 connectivity with support for 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz Wi-Fi bands. The new Alexa Voice Remote now also includes dedicated buttons for apps. Users can find buttons for Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Amazon Music.

Also, an apps button opens all other installed video streaming apps. Like its predecessor, the remote includes Alexa-powered voice input, and users can say whatever they want to see and the virtual assistant will bring it up on the screen. Users can also wirelessly connect their Echo devices to the Fire TV Stick 4K using the Alexa app.

The Fire TV Stick 4K offers access to over 12,000 apps through the Amazon Appstore, including popular apps like Disney+ Hotstar, Zee5 and Jio Cinema. Users can view content across all available apps as long as they have a subscription. They can also enjoy free and ad-supported content on Amazon MiniTV, YouTube and MX Player. The company has also included a low power mode, which it says will save power when the device goes into sleep or standby mode due to inactivity.

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