The Amazon Fire Stick is a device the size of a flash drive that plugs into a TVs HDMI port. The Fire Stick enables any TV to much more, and stream content over WiFi like Netflix, YouTube Pandora, HBO go. A remote control is included that works with buttons or voice commands, new versions currently included Alexa Virtual Assistant. Simply by plugging it it can turn any TV into a Smart TV.
Launched in 2014 the Fire Stick is currently in Roku, and competition with Google Chromecast. Amazons Fire Stick, Chromcast, and Rokuare a new breed of electronic equipment known as Streaming TV Sticks that flow films and TV shows from online sources.
There are two versions of the Fire Stick with the new version released in October 2016. The most recent version comprised updated hardware together with the virtual 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 video output signal resolution is exactly the exact same for both with definition 720p or 1080p.
Following a Fire TV Stick is setup with a TV, a steaming service will be needed. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu would be definitely the most common online streaming services each with their own content. Anyone with Amazon Prime shipping may also have access to movies on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has for streaming a free 30 Day Trial.
The Amazon Fire Stick is a great low cost way to turn any TV into Fire TV Stick a wise TV and play with all kinds of content, from TV shows and movies, to music. Apart from streaming movies and TV shows it can also play games also has Voice controls with Alexa virtual helper. Apps may also be installed to customize the Fire Stick to boost its ability to perform what an owner needs. Amazon also makes the Fire TV Box that's an android TV box that has better hardware but also be more expensive.