New Fire TV model, identical Fire TV far off.
If you need to look at 4K video streamed at 60 frames in keeping with 2d, you can want one thing larger than the former Amazon Fire TV stick.
Micro USB connector at the again of the new Amazon Fire TV unit.
Yes, you truly do plug this huge factor in from a dangling HDMI cable. You’ll additionally want a energy wire, which isn’t proven right here.
This is the one image of the ability wire I may just in finding.
Amazon has a large release birthday celebration lately, and at the TV-side of items, the corporate is launching a new Fire TV. It’s $69, has a new form factor, and has 60FPS 4K HDR reinforce.
4K HDR is a large deal for Amazon because the corporate is in fact generating 4K HDR content material. Before lately, it wasn’t conceivable to make use of Amazon to look at Amazon presentations like The Grand Tour in their complete HDR glory. Now, Amazon after all has a complete HDR and content material answer it might probably pitch to shoppers.
The form factor of the new Fire TV isn’t like its predecessor. The earlier Fire TV was once a set-top field designed to sit down on a piece of furnishings like a cable field. This new Fire TV appears a lot like a sq. model of a Chromecast—a field of electronics hangs off the again of the TV by way of a super-short HDMI cable. This works significantly better for blank wall-mount installations, a favourite setup of wire cutters.
The new Fire TV additionally comes with an Alexa voice far off. Besides dealing with the far off regulate tasks, it additionally has a microphone, giving customers get admission to to Alexa voice instructions and talents.
Under the hood there is a Amlogic 1.5GHz SoC with 4 Cortex A53 cores, a Mali450 MP3 GPU, 2GB of RAM, 8GB of garage, an 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection, and Dolby Atmos reinforce. And, in fact, since it is a Fire instrument, below the hood it runs an Amazon-built fork of Android with all of the same old apps and video games from Amazon’s Fire TV app retailer. The best port is a rear Micro-USB port, which Amazon’s spec sheet notes is used “for power only.”
The release date is October 25, however the instrument is to be had for pre-order now from—you guessed it!—Amazon.