Amazon launches Fire TV Stick in India with Dolby Atmos, price starts at Rs 2999
Ankita Chakravarti September 25, 2020
Amazon unveiled a lot of new products on its launch event on Thursday. Some of the devices include the new range of Echo speakers, ring car alarm, flying security camera, and more. Out of all the products that were announced, only the Fire Stick TV and the Echo Dot speakers will be available in India.
Amazon has launched the Fire TV Stick alone with a slightly cheaper Fire Stick TV Lite. The new generation of Fire Stick comes with a lot of enhanced features such as the full- HD streaming, HDR support and Dolby Atmos, and more.
Talking about the Fire TV Stick, Parag Gupta, Head of Amazon Devices, India said, "Millions of Fire TV customers in India will now experience an even better and faster streaming experience with this launch. TV at home has become the mainstay for movies, shows, kids' entertainment, and the latest news during these uncertain times. Customers can now get the most out of their TVs with the next-generation Fire TV Stick and Fire TV Stick Lite. It offers a more powerful and affordable streaming experience with better voice integration with Alexa,"
Fire TV Stick, Fire TV Stick specifications and features
Amazon claims that the new generation Fire TV Stick is 50 percent more powerful than the previous generation Fire Stick. The stick is powered by an enhanced 1.7 GHz quad-core processor that enables faster streaming in 1080p at 60fps with HDR compatibility. The TV Stick also comes with support for Dolby Atmos for immersive sound with compatible content and speakers, and an Alexa Voice Remote. Apart from being 50 percent powerful than its predecessor, it also consumes 50 percent less power than its predecessor.
Now coming to the Fire TV Stick Lite, it is a watered-down version of the Fire TV Stick and also more affordable. The Stick light also comes with HDR support and comes with Alexa Voice Remote Lite, a new remote that allows users to use give voice commands. It is also more 50 percent more powerful than the previous generation fire stick.
Fire TV Stick, Fire TV Stick price and availability
The new generation Fire TV stick will be available on the Amazon India website for Rs 3999. The users can pre-order the device starting today. Similarly, the Fire TV Stick Lite will be available for Rs 2999 and can be pre-ordered on Amazon.