Amazon introduces Fire TV Stick 4K with Alexa Voice Remote in India

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K launched in India

Amazon's Alexa Voice Remote has a few neat new tricks, too.

However, Amazon has taken the wraps off a new Fire TV Stick 4K to complete its holiday device refresh, which introduces physical power, volume, and mute buttons so you can control compatible TV and soundbars with a single remote.

Indeed, when you visit the product page for the Fire TV Gen. 3, it recommends you buy a new $49 Fire TV Stick 4K instead.

A Fire TV Recast bundle including the Fire TV Stick 4K, recently unveiled DVR, and a 35-mile HD antenna can also be purchased in exchange for $249.97, while a Fire TV Stick 4K/ Echo Dot combo now fetches $79.98.

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Fire TV Stick 4K is available for pre-order on Amazon.com for $50 and will start shipping on October 31 in the U.S. and Canada.

An "entirely new" antenna design pairs with a "powerful" 802.11ac Wi-Fi chip to provide a "more seamless 4K UHD streaming experience" in a slightly heftier package than before that. still looks like a diminutive stick. It's available here, it's cheaper than Roku's stick, and it supports both HDR 10+ and Dolby Vision - the first device to do so without ditching the stick-shape.

The newly launched Fire TV Stick is a complete 4K solution for the users as it comes with access to Amazon Prime Video, Hotstar, Netflix, Sony LIV and ZEE 5, among others. It will start shipping on November 14, 2018 in the UK. It's the newest update to its best-selling Fire TV stick and, according to the company, 80 percent more powerful. The remote further includes "multidirectional infrared technology", so it'll work with auxiliary devices. The Fire TV Stick 4K, as it's called, includes support for 4K streaming, Dolby Vision HDR, HDR10, HDR10+, and Dolby Atmos surround sound, as well as faster internals and an overhauled remote. It will start shipping later this month and is up for pre-order now for $50.

Amazon says it will sell the new Alexa voice remote separately for $29.99.

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