The Amazon Fire Stick is a small device the size of a flash drive that plugs into a TVs HDMI port. The Fire Stick enables any TV to stream content over WiFi like Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, Pandora, HBO go, and much more. A remote control is included that works using buttons or voice commands, new versions currently comprised Alexa Virtual Assistant. It could essentially turn any TV into a Smart TV by simply plugging it in a HDMI video interface.
Launched 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 electronic equipment known as Streaming TV Sticks that stream movies and TV shows from 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 digital assistant Alexa.
The video output resolution is exactly the same for both with High definition 720p or 1080p.
After a Fire TV Stick is setup with a TV, a steaming service is going to be necessary. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu are the most common online streaming solutions each with their own content. Anyone who has Amazon Prime shipping may have access to videos automatically on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has a free 30 Day Trial for streaming.
The Amazon Fire Stick is a fantastic low cost way to turn any TV into a wise TV and play all sorts of articles, from TV shows and movies, to music. Besides streaming movies and TV shows it may also play games and contains Voice controls using Alexa virtual assistant. Apps may also be installed to further Fire TV with 4K customize the Fire Stick to enhance its capacity to perform what an owner wants. Amazon also creates the Fire TV Box that's an android TV box that has better hardware but also be more expensive.