The Amazon Fire Stick is a small device the size of a flash drive that plugs. The Fire Stick empowers any TV to a whole lot more, plus stream content over WiFi such as Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, Pandora, HBO go. A remote control is included that works with buttons or voice commands, new versions now comprised Alexa Virtual Assistant. It can turn any TV into a wise TV by simply plugging it.
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 electronics called Streaming TV Sticks that stream films and TV shows from sources that are online.
There are two variations of this Fire Stick with the newest version released in October 2016. The most recent version comprised updated hardware together with the digital helper Alexa.
The first variant had a Broadcom BCM28145 Dual Vore 1.2 GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB Storage, 802.11n WiFi, and Bluetooth 3.0. 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 resolution is exactly the same for both with definition 720p or 1080p.
After a Fire TV Stick is setup with a TV, a steaming service will be needed. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu would be definitely the most popular online streaming solutions each with their own content. Anyone who has Amazon Prime shipping will also have access to videos automatically Amazon Fire TV Game Controller on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has for streaming a free 30 Day Trial.
Apart from streaming films and TV shows it can also play games also contains Voice controls with Alexa virtual assistant. Apps can also be installed to customize the Fire Stick to enhance its capacity to perform what an owner wants. Amazon also creates the Fire TV Box which is an android TV box which has better hardware but also be more expensive.