Amazon launches new Fire TV stick with Alexa remote

Staff writer
Future TV Asia

Amazon has unveiled the all-new Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote, touted as the most powerful streaming media stick available.

The company said the next generation Fire TV Stick is up to 30% faster than the original version, and offers access to over 300,000 movies and TV episodes, and includes the Alexa Voice Remote.

The only streaming media stick with a voice remote, the new Fire TV Stick is available for pre-order and will begin shipping to United States customers on October 20.

Eligible customers who purchase and activate their device by October 31 will also receive a free content package worth up to$65, including one month of Sling TV, two months of Hulu, and a $10 credit for Amazon Video to rent or purchase new releases or old favorites.

“With more than 120,000 reviews and a 4.2 star rating, our customers made the Fire TV Stick the most reviewed product ever on Amazon," said Marc Whitten, VP at Amazon Fire TV.

"The new Amazon Fire TV Stick has been completely redesigned with incredible performance, powerful voice search and the included Alexa-powered remote to deliver instant access to a vast selection of movies, TV shows, games and Alexa skills,” said Whitten.

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