In anticipation of next week's guaranteed announcement of a third-generation Google Chromecast, Amazon has just taken the wraps off its third Fire TV Stick variant, which is the first to support 4K Ultra HD video streaming.
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HAS announced the latest version of its wildly popular Fire Stick, the dongle that makes any television both smart and Amazon-themed.
That's an incredibly comprehensive list of features for a product sold at $49.99 with an "all-new" Alexa Voice Remote thrown in for no extra charge.
"We've listened to our customers and pushed to deliver the complete 4K solution they are looking for, all within a compact stick form factor", said Marc Whitten, Vice President, Amazon Fire TV. Our new quad-core processor delivers a fast and fluid experience and support for Dolby Vision and HDR10+ provides an unbelievable picture. It will start shipping later this month and is up for pre-order now for $50.
The Alexa Voice Remote will start shipping on the same dates for $30 / £30 / 30 when bought separately. It will start shipping in the United Kingdom and Germany on November 14 for £50 / 60. The remote uses Bluetooth and multidirectional infrared technology, allowing it to communicate with a variety of compatible TV and AV equipment in addition to providing voice command functionality.