On Monday, Amazon flaunted its latest product a new media streaming device. The device which is named as Fire TV Stick will certainly give a tough competition to Google’s Chromecast.
The Fire TV Stick will allow users to surf videos and music from some of the famous internet video streaming sites such as Netflix, Pandora, Hulu, Watch Disney Live, Prime Music, Spotify, Vevo, You Tube, PBS KIDS and much more. Moreover, it provides access to all kind of TV shows, music, apps, photos and games.
Unlike Google Chromecast, the Fire TV Stick works on a HD TV along with a remote control. It can also offer media content from a smartphone or a tablet.
As far as the games are concerned, the new product can run title such as Monster University, Flappy Birds Family and Ski Safari. However, the online retailer has promised to release a new game every week especially for Fire TV stick.
Furthermore, it will come with a virtual movie store that contains nearly 2000,000 movies that can be purchased.
The product is similar to Chromecast in terms of design and price. The chief difference is in the memory processing speed and storage of the device. It incorporates a dual core processor, Wi-Fi, 1 GB of memory, dual antenna and 8 GB of storage.
Amazon is all set to release the device on the 19th of November. The online retailer started to accept the pre-order of this new device. The Fire Stick is available at a price of $19 for Prime members.
On the other hand, the product comes with a price tag of $39 for ordinary buyer.