Amazon has announced the new version of its video streaming device Amazon Fire TV Stick, which includes a remote control with integrated assistant Alexa voice. The company founded by Jeff Bezos continues to include new and improved features in their devices and while the new Amazon Fire TV Stick costs $39.99, the same as the original, this new version includes new remote control with Alexa.
This new remote control supports voice commands and allows universal search through more than 90 applications and channels, also using the voice. In total this device provides access to over 7,000 channels, applications and skills Alexa, 300,000 movies and TV series. But this is not all, Amazon indicates that also offers a new visual experience that allows you to navigate more easily and quickly.
The new Amazon Fire TV Stick includes a 4-core processor and also according to Amazon, the Wi-Fi faster than any other device of this type can offer.
Regarding the hardware, it has received an update, counting on the new version with a quad-core processor MediaTek 1.3 Ghz. The graph is a Mali-450, has 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB of internal storage, support for Bluetooth 4.1, 802.11ac WiFi, HDMI port and microUSB port. According to Amazon, the new version of Fire TV Stick is up to 30% faster than the original version, which has been highly successful sales.
The device will be released on October 20, but it can be pre-order already. If activated before October 31, Amazon offers $65.00 free content Sling TV, Hulu and Amazon Video.