Amazon fire tv stick, What does Amazon Fire TV Stick do?

Amazon fire tv stick Introduction

The Amazon Fire TV Stick is a video player  which is sold by Amazon. Like the Roku Streaming Stick, the Fire TV is in many ways an entry-level product into the Amazon media player family. The price of this video player is usually around $ 40.

The Fire TV Stick is designed as a large USB flash drive and plugs directly into your TV’s HDMI video input. Instead of saving files, it’s a full-featured streaming player that can turn any TV with an HDMI port into a smart TV.

Fire TV Stick is free to use and setup and free to download in most major applications. However, to watch subscription apps like Netflix or Hulu, you’ll need to pay for them separately.

You can buy the Amazon Fire TV Stick in a basic version and a 4K version. The only difference between the two is that the 4K version – as the name suggests – can stream in 4K resolution.

 

What all can you do with the Amazon Fire TV Stick?

According to Amazon, the Fire TV Stick will add “tens of thousands” of channels to your TV. It includes all the streaming services you are most familiar with, including Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, Netflix, and HBO Now, as well as network TV apps, sports, and of course thousands of lesser known specialty channels you can use. not familiar.

The wand is equipped with a remote control which has a built-in microphone for voice control. Since this is an Amazon product, you can expect Alexa support, and you’re right – you can use Alexa to give Fire TV Stick commands and control all your home automation products (like doorbells, lights), Philips Hue and Ecobee thermostats, among others) , just like you were talking to an Amazon Echo speaker.

How much do Amazon Fire TV Sticks cost?

The Fire TV family adds the price of Fire TV Stick is $ 39.99 and $19.99 with Black Friday discount) and the price of Fire TV Stick 4K is $ 49.99. The 4K version price is a little more and is identical to the Fire TV Stick except it works with 4K video. The original Fire TV Stick instead broadcasts standard 1080p HD video.

 

Amazon also sells the Fire TV Cube. with the Price of  $ 119.99 this media player has a built-in speaker and microphone that has capability of listening to voice commands from across the room – you don’t have to speak from far away.  though both versions of the Fire TV Stick need WiFi, the cube can connect to net for faster and more reliable internet access. (It is possible to connect the Fire TV stick to Ethernet with the optional Ethernet adapter.)

 

How can you set up the Amazon Fire TV Stick?

Setting up the Amazon Fire Stick takes only three steps.

All you have to do is plug the Fire TV stick into the included power adapter and then plug the stick into your TV’s HDMI video input. Then turn on the TV and make sure the TV is set to the correct HDMI input.

The Fire TV Stick plugs into the HDMI port on the television and must be powered via the micro-USB port on the side. Amazon

Finally, read the welcome instructions on the remote control and adjust the television screen. You will need to enter the WiFi password and log into your Amazon account.There is no need for a VPN or anything like that.

Then most of the setup is complete; All you have to do is add all the streaming channels you use (like Netflix, Hulu, etc.) and register.

 

This is how the Fire TV Stick works

The Amazon Fire TV Stick can keep up with other popular streaming devices such as the Roku and Chromecast. How does the Amazon Fire Stick work? Your Fire Stick get connected to your HDMI TV through USB port, WiFi and is equipped with a Bluetooth remote control. Just turn on the Fire Stick and you will be guided through the setup process and asked to sign in to your Amazon account.

Fire Stick is the central repository for all of your content. Once signed in, you will have access to music and videos purchased through your Amazon account. You can also view all photos uploaded to your Amazon cloud service.

Your device also gives you access to thousands of applications and games. For example, you can use the Fire TV Stick to open the Netflix app and watch popular Netflix videos. Or head to YouTube and see the latest uploads from your favorite vloggers. Other services such as HBO Now, ESPN, and Hulu can also be accessed on your Fire TV Stick for a fee. However, even at the cost, you have the advantage of being able to choose the service you prefer rather than being tied to a cable plan.

What do you get with the Fire TV Stick?

Imagine if you could bring a TV with you when you go on vacation. This is the function you get with the Fire TV Stick. The Fire TV Stick stores all your content and is completely portable. Just take out your device and take it with you on the go. Connect to a compatible TV for quick access to all your favorite videos.

If you are a member of Amazon prime , your Fire Stick is pre-registered to your account. You have instant access to all your content on Amazon Prime as soon as you plug the Fire TV Stick into your HDMI port. As a primary member, you can also choose from the Amazon Originals cache, which normal users cannot access.

When you receive your box from Amazon, you have everything you need to get a Fire TV Stick. In the box you’ll find the new Fire TV Stick, remote control, USB cable and power adapter, HDMI extension, 2AAA batteries, and a getting started guide.

In addition, you get the following functions:

1 GB memory

8 GB internal storage

Optional language support

Dual band WiFi with two antennas

VideoCore4 dedicated graphics processor