Fire TV Stick 4K Max already available for purchase! Streaming to the nth degree thanks to Amazon

It was long in coming, but the best Amazon streaming key has also arrived in Italy. Indeed, Amazon has announced the arrival of Fire TV Stick 4K Max, which promises to be more powerful than the previous Fire TV Stick 4K and compatible with the new standard Wi-Fi 6. Let’s find out in detail all the new functions, technical features and availability.

The best Fire TV Stick

As stated by Amazon in the same sales page, Fire TV Stick 4K Max is the 40% more powerful compared to Fire TV Stick 4K, equipped with a new 1.8GHz quad-core Mediatek MT8696 processor (four Cortex-A73 cores), one GPU Imagination Technology GE8300 con clock a 750 MHz e 2GB of RAM, three elements that will allow a faster start of the apps and a much smoother navigation. The new power of the Amazon device allows most formats for streaming both in terms of video quality and audio, that is the 4K UHD, HDR e HDR10+, as well as Dolby Vision e Dolby Atmos.

Technical features

Dimensions 99 x 30 x 14 mm (excluding connector), 108 x 30 x 14 mm (including connector)

48,4 g.

Actual size and weight may vary due to manufacturing process.

Processor Quad-core 1.8GHz MT 8696
GPU IMG GE8300, 750 MHz
Memory 8 GB
Wi-Fi MT7921LS. Supporta le reti 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax (Wi-Fi 6).
Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0 + LE. Pairing with speakers, headphones, game controllers and other Bluetooth devices possible.
Voice commands Available using the Alexa Voice Remote (included) or the free Fire TV app (available for Fire OS, Android, and iOS).
Control devices via infrared with Alexa voice remote control The Alexa Voice Remote (included in the box) allows you to control the Fire TV Stick 4K Max and some functions (such as power on and off or volume) on a wide range of compatible infrared devices, such as TVs, sound bars and receivers AV. Attention: Some features may not be available on some compatible infrared devices.
Cloud storage Free cloud storage for all digital content purchased on Amazon.
Door HDMI output, Micro USB for power supply only.
Supported audio formats Dolby Atmos, 7.1 surround sound, two-channel stereo and HDMI audio pass-through up to 5.1. Dolby Atmos is available for select Prime Video, Netflix and Disney + titles (connection to compatible stereo system required).
4K assistance To watch movies and TV series in 4K Ultra HD, a compatible Ultra HD TV is required. Some services may not be available in 4K / HDR.
Supported formats for content Video: Dolby Vision, HDR 10, HDR10+, HLG, H.265, H.264, VP9, AV1.
Audio: AAC-LC, AC3, eAC3 (Dolby Digital Plus), FLAC, MP3, PCM/Wave, Vorbis, Dolby Atmos (EC3_JOC).
Resolution supported on output 2160p, 1080p e 720p fino a 60 fps.
System requirements High-definition television with an available HDMI input and high-speed Internet connection via Wi-Fi. To enjoy the benefits of Wi-Fi 6, you will need a Wi-Fi 6 router.
TV compatibility The TV must support the minimum HDCP requirements for playing protected content. Compatible with: 1) 4K Ultra HD TVs with HDMI input supporting 2160p format at 24/25/30/50/60 Hz and HDCP 2.2; 2) HD TV with HDMI input supporting 1080p or 720p at 50/60 Hz formats.
Warranty and assistance If you purchased the Fire TV Stick 4K Max as a consumer, you have the right to take advantage of the free legal guarantee on consumer goods provided for by the Community Directive 1999/44 / EC, which covers conformity defects that occur within 24 months from the date of delivery. of the product (even if not immediately detectable on that date). Under the legal warranty, you are entitled to a free repair or replacement of a Fire TV Stick 4K Max device that does not comply with the sales agreement. You must report the defect within 2 months of its discovery. For more information on the legal guarantee of conformity, see the section Legal Guarantee. The Fire TV Stick 4K Max is also covered by the one-year limited warranty provided by the manufacturer, the terms and conditions of which are described in the dedicated booklet that you find in the product packaging and are also available by consulting the section Limited Warranty. The use of the Fire TV Stick 4K Max is also subject to terms you find here.
Regional coding Some services may not be available outside Italy.
Accessibility The VoiceView Screen Reader allows visually impaired or blind users to access most features of the Fire TV. Enjoy videos and TV series by reading subtitles on the screen. Warning: Subtitles are not available for all types of content. You can also listen to content from Fire TV with compatible Bluetooth headphones.
Package Contents Fire TV Stick 4K Max, Alexa Voice Remote (3rd gen.), USB cable and power adapter, HDMI extension cable for Fire TV Stick 4K Max, 2 AAA batteries.
Amazon Fire Stick TV 4K Max

Furthermore, as regards the multimedia device market, the Fire TV 4K Max it is the first product to allow support for the new generation standard Wi-Fi 6, thanks to the integration of the Mediatek MT7921LS Wi-Fi 6 chipset. This will allow fast and interference-free streaming in 4K even when using multiple devices connected on the same network. To reduce energy consumption, the device automatically enters Energy Saver mode when it is not in use.

The new Alexa remote

Even the remote control supplied has been completely revised, with buttons dedicated to the main on-demand video streaming services, Netflix, YouTube, Prime Video e Disney+, but obviously YouTube, Now, DAZN, Mediaset Play Infinity, RaiPlay and music streaming services such as Amazon Music, Spotify e Apple Music.

Amazon Fire Stick TV 4K Max

The new remote control offers the ability to control the volume of compatible TVs and soundbars, and they could not be missing Alexa voice controls latest generation, with which you can take advantage of all the skills of the Amazon virtual assistant, also to control other home automation products.

Fire TV Stick 4K Max And available in preorder starting today, priced at € 64.99 with delivery scheduled from 7 October.

Source: Tom's Hardware by

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