Amazon today introduced the successor to the Fire TV Stick 4K, and it’s called the Fire TV Stick 4K Max.
According to Amazon, the new device is 40 percent more powerful than its predecessors and features a faster MediaTek MT8696 processor and an improved network. The previous model featured a 1.7GHz quad-core CPU and 650MHz GPU, while the new model featured a 1.8GHz quad-core CPU and 750MHz GPU.
It also has 2GB of RAM compared to 1.5GB in the previous generation.
To enable smoother 4K streaming, the new device also features Wi-Fi 6 support along with an updated Alexa Voice Remote that has dedicated buttons for Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney +, and Amazon Music.
The device retains most of its old features, including Dolby Vision support, along with new features such as Live View Picture-in-Picture support.
The new Fire TV Stick 4K Max will be available on October 7, however you can pre-order today on Amazon for $ 74.99.
Additionally, having dominated the online retail business and getting its feet wet in the video-on-demand and music streaming sectors, Amazon is now looking to enter the television market with its new line of 4K Fire TVs. Find out more here.
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