Amazon launched original Fire TV Stick three years ago in USA. But finally after three Amazon brought the video streaming device to India with aggressive campaign on Indian Television.
Fire TV Stick is an Android based dongle having Wifi connectivity to stream content from Internet.Dongle plugs into your TV’s HDMI port and packs a 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB of onboard storage, Bluetooth 4.1 for connecting to remotes and game controllers, and support for Dolby Audio 5.1 surround sound. Unlike Google’s Chromecast its easy to control Amazon’s dongle as you don’t need any app or phone to run streaming apps.
It can stream 1080p video from Amazon’s own Prime Video service, which launched in India last year, as well as others like YouTube and Netflix. A remote control with an onboard mic comes bundled with the Stick, so you can search with your voice.
The dongle is available on Amazon India website at the price tag of Rs. 3,999 bundled with one year free access on Amazon Prime Video. You can watch free movies, serials , sports and much more on Amazon Prime video for one year. You can order the Amazon Fire TV Stick from Amazon’s store.