Amazon debuts Fire TV Stick Basic Edition in over 100 new countries

Above Amazon Fire TV Stick Basic Edition

Above Amazon Fire TV Stick Basic Edition

It also offers support for Dolby Audio and provides 1080p streaming, according to Amazon. The Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote only costs $40, and as its name suggests, comes with a remote that has Alexa built-in. Whether or not that price hike is worth paying is ultimately up to you, but if you decide you want it, the Fire TV Stick Basic Edition is available now from Amazon. It's a small dongle that plugs directly into an HDMI port on your TV or monitor, or even an HDMI switch if you'd like to easily move between sources.

Today, Amazon has announced a new "basic" edition of its popular Fire TV Stick, which it will ship to 100 markets around the world starting tomorrow. In other words, we're looking at a 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek processor, 1 GB of RAM, and 8 GB of native storage.

That hardware is more or less the same as what's found in the 2nd and 3rd generation Fire TV Sticks, so this certainly isn't a new device.

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"Last year, we made Amazon Prime Video available to customers globally, and today, we're building on that momentum as we introduce Fire TV Stick Basic Edition to new customers around the world", said Amazon Fire TV Vice President, Marc Whitten, in a press release. Additionally, the interface language can only be set to Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, French, Italian, German, or English.

A basic version of Amazon's streaming device is now available for Kiwis to buy.

Prime Video, which costs US$5.99 (NZ$8.70) a month, launched in New Zealand previous year and features shows such as Grand Tour, the Man in the High Castle and American Gods.

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Up until now, customers in most markets have been limited to watching Prime Video through an app on mobile phones and tablets, smart TVs, or through the Prime Video website.

One quick look at the list of specifications and it becomes clear that we've seen this Fire TV Stick before.

The Fire Stick available to Kiwis is a basic version, and it doesn't have voice support for Alexa or other voice-based search functionalities. Those versions are more powerful and, curiously, also less expensive.

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