Amazon's latest Fire TV Stick offers 4K for $50

The all-new Alexa Voice Remote with Fire TV Stick 4K

The USB port pictured here is for power only.

A Fire TV Recast bundle including the Fire TV Stick 4K, recently unveiled DVR, and a 35-mile HD antenna can also be purchased in exchange for $249.97, while a Fire TV Stick 4K/ Echo Dot combo now fetches $79.98.




Trade in whatever media streaming player you own and once it's received, Amazon will take $20 off the cost of a new Fire TV Stick 4K when you go to checkout. Plus, for the first time, it features volume, mute, and power buttons. It will be available for pre-order starting today, 3 October for $50 in the United States, £50 in the UK. It costs $49.99, a $10 increase from the standard 1080p Fire TV Stick. "The team invented an entirely new antenna technology and combined that with a powerful 802.11ac Wi-Fi to optimize for the best possible 4K UHD streaming experience, even in congested network environments", said Marc Whitten, Vice President, Amazon Fire TV. For one Roku supports HDR 10 over Dolby Vision, and those new cheaper devices aren't coming to the United Kingdom anytime soon.

Of course, you don't have to buy a Fire TV Stick 4K just to get this cool new remote, which is separately available at $29.99 and also compatible with the previous Fire TV Stick version, as well as the third-gen Fire TV. For what it's worth, Amazon's announcement suggests the company is phasing out the standard Fire TV 4K and now pitching the Fire TV Cube's integrated smart speaker as its main draw. In the coming weeks, Amazon will begin including the new remote with the Fire TV Cube. The new Fire TV Stick which comes with 4K support also has Alexa Voice integration, which allows users to quickly search content hands-free. The remote itself is $30/£30 and works with existing current-generation Fire TV devices.

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