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Are you familiar with the term Amazon Fire TV Stick? If not, this topic is for you. You will get to know all about the Amazon Fire TV Stick like what is it, how to use it, and different editions of Amazon Fire TV Stick in today’s topic.

What is Amazon Fire TV Stick?

Amazon Fire TV Stick is a media streaming device that allows you to stream videos, play music, install apps, and many more on your tv. Build on the Android platform, Fire Stick helps to convert your regular TV to a Smart TV. Your TV should have an HDMI port to connect and go.

With an Amazon Fire TV Stick, you can access all the streaming services, like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+ Hotstar, HBO Max, YouTube, and more. All you need is a fast WiFi connection and a TV having an HDMI port, then you can use the Fire Stick in place of a cable subscription.

You can watch over 500,000 movies and TV episodes, live sports, and listen to music with Pandora, Spotify from free and paid streaming services.

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What is the Use of a Fire TV Stick?

The main use of Fire Stick is to watch content from the OTT platforms like Amazon Prime, Netflix, and other apps over the internet. It allows you to load any android app and provides an in-built Amazon app store to download the apps.

Without having a DTH or cable connection, you can watch TV with Jio TV and Live Net TV. You only need a good internet connection. Fire TV Stick comes with preinstalled apps like Netflix, Hotstar, Prime Video, Sony Liv, Jio Cinema, Airtel Movies, Gaana, Prime Music, and more.

You can easily use a voice remote including a Bluetooth connection. Moreover, it offers to screen mirroring, but not so smooth.

How to Use Amazon Fire TV Stick?

The setup process is quite simple. You need to connect Fire Stick to your TV’s HDMI port and plug it into the power adapter. Then grab the remote and sign in with your Amazon account. If you purchase this Amazon Fire TV Stick on Amazon.in, then it will come with preloaded credentials of you.

You need to scroll right or left on the TV screen to switch between Prime TV shows, Apps, and the Movies library. Even it provides a breeze for searching and discovering new content. Connect it to your mobile hotspot or any wifi networks and go.

Fire TV Stick also delivers parental controls settings to restrict the access of mature content for children by setting up a PIN. Moreover, all movies and TV shows in the Amazon Prime Video, and the apps from Amazon App Store will come with the age group maturity.

Features of Amazon Fire TV Stick

Using of Amazon Fire TV Stick offers countless features to its users. Some of them are as follows.

βœ… Fire TV Stick allows the user to check their data consumption.

βœ… Also, you can select different video quality to manage your data by using the data monitoring feature on Fire TV Stick.

βœ… Fire TV Stick also gives an alert before exceeding the preset limit of your data.

βœ… The user can search for Amazon Video content easily by using their voice as this Voice Remote responds quickly. But, you can’t search content in other apps such as youtube.

βœ… As the Bluetooth remote is easy to use and incredibly fast, the voice function doesn’t come to use much.

βœ… However it doesn’t have any volume controls, and that’s a big miss.

βœ… Amazon has included the Alexa voice control assistant to their Amazon Fire TV Stick. Thus, you can control the music, order online food through zomato, and connect it to your Echo devices as well.

βœ… The battery performance is average and works for 10 months and more.

βœ… Fire TV stick is very fast even working on a 1mbps plan and streaming HD videos.

βœ… It comes with only 5GB of free space that can be increased via connecting pen drives.

βœ… You can connect a USB OTG host cable, a wireless keyboard or mouse, and Bluetooth headphones or speakers to the Fire TV Stick.

βœ… There are some apps available on the Play Store and App Store to make your mobile a keyboard for the Fire TV Stick.

βœ… It allows you to play videos from Prime video and YouTube directly from your mobile to your Fire TV Stick. For that, you must have to register the same account on both devices.

βœ… Amazon and Google removed YouTube from the Fire TV Stick due to some issues, but you can open YouTube with Firefox or Silk browser that comes with the Fire TV Stick.

Different Editions of Amazon Fire TV Stick

There are several editions of the Amazon Fire TV Stick. With time, technology upgrades and the requirements of people also change. To fulfill that, the gadgets also modify themselves. Check out all the available editions of Amazon Fire TV Stick here.

Amazon Fire TV Stick – 3rd generation

The Amazon Fire TV Stick 3rd gen. is 50% more powerful compared to the 2nd gen. and allows to stream full HD. It comes with an Alexa voice remote that allows you to voice search, launch shows throughout the apps. It supports Dolby Atmos to deliver immersive audio.

Amazon Fire TV Stick 3rd Generation 2021

It offers tens of thousands of movies, shows, and web series from Netflix, Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar, Zee5, and many more. But, you need an active subscribed plan on these OTT platforms. You will get YouTube, MX Player, TVF Play, and more for free. Enchantrixto recommended using alkaline batteries for the Alexa voice remote. It will help to deliver a steady performance.

Features

  • Easy to set up and stay hidden
  • Allows you to optimize your data consumption by setting the video quality.
  • 50% more powerful than the 2nd gen. model.
  • Offers tens of thousands of movies, web series, and shows on popular OTT platforms like Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar, Amazon Prime, and more.
  • Provides Alexa voice search for easy searching, play, pause, rewind, and forward.
  • It supports full HD streaming, but 4K is unsupported.

Price

It costs 3,999 INR on Amazon. (Subject to change)

Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite

The Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite comes with an easy-to-use and fast software that allows full HD streaming supporting HDR10, HDR10+, and HLG formats. It comes with Alexa’s voice remote lite that allows you to search over voice. You can also mirror the screen of your smartphone or Laptop. And, its budget-friendly price makes it a better option to choose.

Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite

It offers tens of thousands of movies, shows, and web series from Netflix, Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar, Zee5, and many more. But, you need an active subscribed plan on these OTT platforms. You will get YouTube, MX Player, TVF Play, and more for free. Enchantrixto recommended using alkaline batteries for the Alexa voice remote. It will help to deliver a steady performance.

Amazon Fire TV Stick Features

  • Easy to set up, use, and stay hidden.
  • At an affordable price, it offers fast streaming.
  • Offers tens of thousands of movies, web series, and shows on popular OTT platforms like Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar, Amazon Prime, and more.
  • Provides Alexa voice search for easy searching, play, pause, rewind, and forward.
  • Support mirroring of content from your smartphone and laptop.
  • It supports full HD streaming, not the 4K streaming.
  • Deliver helpful shortcuts via guide buttons.

Price

It costs 2,499 INR on Amazon. (Subject to change)

Amazon Fire TV Stick Plus

The Amazon Fire TV Stick Plus is 50% more powerful compared to the previous gen. and allows to stream full HD. It comes with an Alexa voice remote with power and volume buttons that allows you to search over your voice. It offers Dolby Atmos to feel immersive audio.

Amazon Fire TV Stick Plus

It offers tens of thousands of movies, shows, and web series from Netflix, Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar, Zee5, Sun NXT, and many more. But, you need an active subscribed plan on these OTT platforms. The interesting fact is that Fire TV Stick Plus comes with a one-year subscription to Zee5, SONY LIV, and Voot app. You will also get YouTube, MX Player, TVF Play, and more for free.

Amazon Fire TV Stick Features

  • Easy to set up, use, and stay hidden.
  • It comes with a one-year subscription to SONY LIV, Zee5, and Voot.
  • Offers tens of thousands of movies, web series, and shows on popular OTT platforms like Netflix, ATL Balaji, Disney+ Hotstar, Amazon Prime, and more.
  • It supports full HD streaming, not the 4K.
  • It delivers a low power mode to reduce energy consumption when it goes to sleep.

Price

It costs 4,999 INR on Amazon. (Subject to change)

Amazon Fire TV Stick – 4K

The Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K supports vibrant 4K Ultra HD streaming with Dolby Vision, HDR, and HDR10+. It offers the next-gen. Alexa voice remote with dedicated power, volume, and mute button. It delivers an immersive sound along with 4K Ultra HD, Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos, HDR, HLG, and HDR10+.

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K

It allows you to experience thousands of Streaming Apps like Netflix, SONY LIV, Prime Video, Zee5, Disney+ Hotstar, Apple TV, and more. If you are an Amazon Prime Member then you can access an unlimited number of movies, TV episodes, and enjoy ad-free music on Amazon Prime Music.

Amazon Fire TV Stick Features

  • Easy to use and simple to stream up to 4K.
  • It comes with an official YouTube App and the most powerful streaming stick.
  • It delivers a stunning 4K Ultra HD streaming at up to 60fps.
  • Experience thousands of apps, Alexa skills, and millions of websites like Facebook, Twitter.
  • Using Alexa view live camera feeds, order food, check the live score, and stream music.
  • You can watch Live TV shows, news, reality shows, and more in one place under the Live tab.

Price

It costs 4,499 INR on Amazon. (Subject to change)

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max

The Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max is 40% more powerful than Fire TV Stick 4K. It supports 4K Ultra HD streaming with Dolby Vision, HDR, and HDR10+. It comes with an Alexa voice remote and is next-gen. Wi-Fi 6 for more compatible routers. It delivers an immersive sound along with 4K Ultra HD, Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos, HDR, HLG, and HDR10+.

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max

It offers tens of thousands of movies, shows, and web series from Netflix, Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar, Zee5, Sun NXT, and many more. But, you need an active subscribed plan on these OTT platforms. It allows you to enjoy a smoother 4K streaming across multiple Wi-Fi 6 devices.

Features

  • Easy to use and simple to stream up to 4K.
  • Provides faster app starting and more fluid navigation.
  • Delivers tens of thousands of movies and TV episodes on OTT platforms.
  • Alexa voice remote offers to search over voice, play, pause, rewind, and forward.
  • You can watch Live TV shows, news, reality shows, and more in one place.

Price

It costs 6,499 INR on Amazon. (Subject to change)

Amazon Fire TV Cube

Amazon Fire TV Cube comes with an in-built Alexa and allows you to do everything including streaming movies and TV. It also supports 4K video streaming with Dolby Vision, HDR, HDR10+, and Dolby Atmos. It has an infrared (IR) blaster to control Cable boxes, Blu-ray players, soundbars, and other IR-controlled devices.

Amazon Fire TV Cube

It offers tens of thousands of movies, shows, and web series from Netflix, Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar, Zee5, Sun NXT, and many more. But, you need an active subscribed plan on these OTT platforms. It offers unlimited access to movies, TV episodes, and ad-free music for Amazon Prime members. You can also connect a wireless security camera and view the video on your TV.

Amazon Fire TV Stick Features

  • Fastest, most powerful, and easy-to-use Fire TV Stick.
  • Allows you to access your favorite apps, live TV, and many more quickly.
  • You can control your TV using the power and volume button of the TV cube.
  • Offers tens of thousands of movies, web series, and shows on popular OTT platforms like Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar, Amazon Prime, and more.
  • In-built Alexa helps to check weather, notifications, turn off the lights, and TV.

Price

It costs 12,999 INR on Amazon. (Subject to change)

Finally on Amazon Fire TV Stick

Amazon Fire TV Stick helps to stream digital content onto your regular TV set. According to Enchantrixto, this device doesn’t give any cause to complain and you will fall in love with these Fire TV Stick. If you are a movie lover and want to watch English series, YouTube videos, movies, and other online content online, or want to convert your old TV to a smart one then don’t think twice and go for it.

I hope you will get an overall knowledge of the Amazon Fire TV Stick through this article. Share it to help others to know about it. And, comment to share your thoughts about Fire TV Stick. Have you ever used any one of these or going to try it after reading Enchantrixto’s this article, tell in the comment section.

FAQs on Amazon Fire TV Stick

1) Does Fire TV Stick work on any TV?

Yes, Fire TV Stick can be used with any TV to turn it into a Smart one. You just need a stable Internet connection and a registered Amazon account to access Amazon Fire TV Stick.

2) Which one is better, Amazon Fire TV Stick or Amazon Fire TV Cube?

Well, both have their benefits and drawbacks. But, Fire TV Cube is a better option compared to Fire TV Stick in terms of specs and other features such as internal storage.

3) Do I need a Smart TV for a Fire TV Stick?

No, Fire TV Stick is used to turn your normal TV into a Smart one. Just check whether your TV has HDMI Port or not. Plug the Fire TV Stick into the HDMI port.

4) Can Raspberry Pi be used as a streaming device?

Yes, Raspberry Pi can be turned into a DIY streaming device with some technical adjustments. It can be a cost-effective option with an average streaming quality.

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