Amazon has announced the launch of Fire TV Stick 4K and all-new Alexa Voice Remote in India. The new Fire TV Stick 4K with Alexa Voice Remote is priced at Rs 5,999 and both are now available for pre-order starting today on Amazon India. The Fire TV Stick users can buy Alexa Voice Remote for Rs 1,999. Both these will start shipping in India on November 14.
The company also announced that Alexa on Fire TV, including far-field control of Fire TV, will be available on all existing Fire TV devices in India through a software update on November 14.
The new Fire TV Stick comes with 4K support and it also has Alexa Voice integration, which allows users to quickly search content hands-free. With the Alexa Voice Remote, Fire TV customers control all their entertainment by just asking Alexa. The remote is compatible with all Fire TV devices available in India.
The newly launched Fire TV Stick comes with access to Amazon Prime Video, Hotstar, Netflix, Sony LIV and ZEE 5, among others. It comes with 4K Ultra HD, Dolby Vision and HDR10+ titles support. The new Fire TV Stick 4K can also pair with any of the Echo devices for easy control of your entertainment experience using Alexa, hands-free. The new Fire TV Stick 4K features a 1.7GHz quad-core processor, paired with 8GB of storage.
Marc Whitten, Vice President, Amazon Fire TV said: “We’ve listened to our customers and pushed to deliver a higher performance Fire TV. The new quad-core processor delivers a fast and fluid experience and support for Dolby Vision and HDR10+ provides an amazing picture quality. It is a complete 4K solution our customers are looking for, all within a compact stick form factor. The team invented an entirely new antenna technology and combined that with a powerful 802.11ac Wi-Fi to optimize for the best possible 4K UHD streaming experience, even in congested network environments. Plus, the all-new Alexa Voice Remote lets you control your complete entertainment experience and use your voice to quickly find the content you want.”