The Amazon Fire Stick is a device the size of a flash drive that plugs. The Fire Stick empowers any TV to stream content over WiFi such as Netflix, YouTube Pandora, HBO go, plus a whole lot more. A remote control is included that works with buttons or voice commands, new versions now comprised Alexa Virtual Assistant. It could essentially turn any TV into a Smart TV simply by plugging it.
Launched in 2014 the Fire Stick is currently in Roku, also contest with Google Chromecast. Amazons Fire Stick, Roku, and Chromcast are a new breed of electronic equipment known as Streaming TV Sticks that flow movies and TV shows from sources.
There are two variations of this Fire Stick with the new version released in October 2016. The most recent version comprised updated hardware along with the virtual assistant Alexa.
The output signal resolution is exactly the same for both with definition 720p or 1080p.
After a Fire TV Stick is installation with a TV, a steaming service is going to be needed. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu would be definitely the most popular discount online streaming services each with their particular content. Anyone with Amazon Prime shipping may also have access to movies on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has a free 30 Day Trial for streaming.
Besides streaming films and TV shows it can also play games and contains Voice controls with Alexa virtual helper. Apps may also be installed to further customize the Fire Stick to boost its ability 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 cost more.