Also, 4K TVs in India are available at a low price of Rs 36,999, so the newly launched 4K version of Fire TV Stick could get a good reception from the audience though.
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. It will be available for pre-order starting today, 3 October for $50 in the U.S., £50 in the UK.
The new Fire TV Stick 4K features a 1.7GHz quad-core processor which is said to offer faster content streaming.
It will begin shipping on October 31 in the U.S. and Canada. So move along flappy Fire TV dongle, hello 4K Fire TV Stick.More news: Theresa May: A general election isn't in the national interest
The new Alexa remote includes dedicated power and volume buttons (finally!) as well as an IR sensor for controlling soundbars and AV equipment.
Along with the new features, the Fire TV Stick 4K continues to provide consumers access to an array of channels, apps, Alexa skills, live TV options, music streaming services, and more. You'll have more reason to use the remote, as well. 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. It will start shipping on November 14, 2018 in the UK. It will come included with new Fire TV Cube purchases from now on but will also work with the 2nd-gen Fire TV Stick and the 3rd-gen Fire TV.
The new Fire TV Stick 4K and Alexa Voice Remote.
"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 Eric Saarnio, Head of Amazon Devices for Europe. In the coming weeks, Amazon will begin including the new remote with the Fire TV Cube.