September 25 : Amazon unveiled a number of new products globally including a new range of Echo speakers, a flying security camera, ring car alarm, and more. Out of these products, only the Fire TV Stick and the Echo Dot speakers will be available in India. Amazon launched the Fire TV Stick along with a cheaper version, the Fire Stick TV Lite, which will go on sale in India on October 15, and pre-orders are already open.
The Amazon Fire TV Stick (3rd Gen), which costs Rs. 3,999 and Fire TV Stick Lite that is priced at Rs. 2,999 run on a redesigned user interface of Amazon's Fire TV OS, and support streaming to full-HD resolution.
Amazon Fire TV Stick specifications
Fire TV Stick offers a more powerful and affordable streaming experience with better voice integration with Alexa. Amazon claims that the Fire TV Stick is 50 percent more powerful than the Fire TV Stick (2nd Gen) that consumes 50 percent less power than its predecessor. Powered by an enhanced 1.7 GHz quad-core processor, it has the ability to stream faster in 1080p at 60fps with HDR compatibility. The TV Stick can support Dolby Atmos for impressive sound quality with compatible content and speakers, along with an Alexa Voice Remote that can control most televisions for power and volume. The device has an 8GB of internal storage for apps and app data and can stream at up to full-HD with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution.
Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite specifications
Fire TV Stick Lite is a cheaper version of the Fire TV Stick but looks identical to the Fire TV Stick (3rd Gen), and has almost similar specifications and features. It also comes with HDR support and Alexa Voice Remote Lite. The new remote allows users to give voice commands. It is also 50 percent more powerful than the previous generation fire stick. Fire TV Stick Lite can support streaming up to full-HD resolution at 60fps and has 8GB internal storage.