Amazon India has finally come up with Amazon Fire TV Stick in India to compete with the already famous Google Chromecast. The new Amazon TV Stick is priced at Rs 3,999. The Fire TV Stick will allow you to view Amazon Prime Videos and Netflix on your regular TV and works simply by just inserting the dongle.
The Amazon Fire TV Stick
So here’s the comparison between the two. First, let’s see the features and offers available in the newly launched Amazon Fire TV Stick in India.
Amazon Fire TV Stick India
- Voice Control Remote built-inlt in apps to directly stream on your TV
- 3.4 inch x 1.2 inch x 0.5 inch portable size and weighs 32g
- MediaTek quad-core 1.3 GHz processor
- Mali 450 GPU
- 8GB storage
- 1GB RAM
- Bluetooth 4.1
- Free Cloud Storage for all Amazon Content like movies or shows
- Plays 1080p videos
- Dolby Audio 5.1
- HDMI 7.1 audio pass-through
Amazon has put more innovative technology into the Fire TV Stick like an Advanced Streaming and Prediction ‘ASAP’ feature that keeps a record of what the viewer mostly watches and pre-fetches the shows to cut short the waiting time. This also makes video playback 50% faster, told the Amazon expert.
- An HDMI input slot
- Compatible with all the leading TV brand models
- Minimum of 4MBps internet speed
In case you drop your Fire TV Stick remote and break it somehow, you can download the Amazon Fire TV Remote App for free on your Android or iOS smartphone.
- Airtel users can enjoy upto 100 GB of free data
- YOU broadband users will get 240 GB free data.
- Rs 499 cash back in Amazon Pay Balance. Amazon Prime account required.
The Difference: Amazon Fire TV Stick Vs Google Chromecast 2
The only big difference between the above two is that the Google Chromecast 2 can only stream videos and shows through a smartphone or tablet. And the other difference is the price. Chromecast is Rs 600 cheaper than the Fire TV Stick.
The Amazon Fire TV Stick launched in India will not require a smartphone to stream content, moreover it directly connects with the WiFi at your home.
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