Amazon Brings Fire TV for Your Living Room
Amazon Fire TV
Amazon unveiled Wednesday its newest offering – Fire TV. It is a tiny box that plugs into your HDTV for easy and instant access to Netflix, Prime Instant Video, Hulu Plus, WatchESPN, Showtime, low-cost video rentals, and more.
Fire TV also brings photos, music, and games to the living room.
According to the company, Fire TV offers powerful performance with 3x the processing power, 4x the memory, dedicated GPU, and dual-band, dual-antenna Wi-Fi.
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Say it, watch it—you can use voice search to instantly find movies, TV shows, and more. You can choose from over 200,000 movies and TV episodes, according to Amazon.
An exclusive new feature called ASAP (Advanced Streaming and Prediction) predicts which movies and TV episodes you’ll want to watch and buffers them for playback before you even hit play—instant start.
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Fire TV comes with access to games from EA, Disney, Gameloft, Mojang, 2K, Amazon Game Studios, and more.
“Tiny box, huge specs, tons of content, incredible price—people are going to love Fire TV,” said Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com founder and CEO.
Fire TV is available now for $99.