Amazon has announced the Amazon Fire TV streaming box at a price tag of $99 and it is available from Amazon.com. It plugs into your HDTV and lets you stream movies & TV shows at up to 1080p resolution, listen to songs, use apps, play games and more.
On the specifications front, it is powered by 1.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 pro processor which is paired with 2GB of RAM. It runs on Android-based OS Fire OS called Mojito and has 8GB in-built memory.
Amazon Fire TV Full Specifications
|Amazon Fire TV
|115 x 115 x 17.6 mm
|Qualcomm Snapdragon 8064
|Qualcomm Krait 300, quad-core to 1.7GHz
|Qualcomm Adreno 320
|2GB LPDDR2 @ 533 MHz
|Dual-band, dual-antenna Wi-Fi (MIMO) for faster streaming and fewer dropped connections than standard Wi-Fi. Supports 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi networks
|Bluetooth 4.0 with support for the following profiles: HID, HFP 1.6, SPP
|Free cloud storage for all Amazon content
|5.5 mm DC Jack
Type A HDMI 1.4b output, w/HDCP
Optical Audio (TOSLINK)
USB 2.0 Type A
|Support for Dolby Digital Plus, 5.1 surround sound, 2c Stereo and HDMI audio pass through up to 7.1
|Content Formats Supported
|Video: H.263, H.264, MPEF4-SP, VC1
Audio: AAC, AC-3, E-AC-3, HE-A, PCM, MP3
Photo: JPG, PNG
|Output Resolution Supported
|720p and 1080p up to 60 fps
|High-definition television, HDMI cable
|Compatible with high-definition TVs with HDMI capable of 1080p or 720p at 60/50Hz, including popular HDCP-compatible models from these manufacturers: Hitachi, JVC, LG, Mitsubishi, NEC, Panasonic, Philips, Pioneer, Samsung, Sharp, Sony, Toshiba, Vizio,, Westinghouse
|Warranty and Service
|1-year Limited Warranty and service included.
|Certain services may not be available outside the U.S.
|Watch videos and TV shows with closed captioning displayed. Captions are not available for all content.
|Included in the Box
|Amazon Fire TV
Amazon Fire TV Voice Remote
2 AAA batteries
Quick Start Guide