Amazon Fire TV streaming set box is powerful and slim, just as promised by the company. But there is more in it to know. Read this article and get a hands-on review of Amazon Fire TV.
Amazon Fire TV a wonderful streaming device that gives access to stream many of your favorite channels, movies, videos, music, and shows. But there is a lot more to know about it. You can also use Fire Tv Support for knowing about your Fire TV.
Fire TV Specs
Inside the box of Fire TV, which is just 0.7 inches thick and 4.5 inches long and wide, there is a lot of horsepowers.
It includes the following things and this information is also available at Amazon Fire Tv Support :
- Qualcomm Adreno 320 GPU
- 2GB Ram
- Qualcomm Krait 300, quad core to 1.7 GHz processor
- Internal storage of 8GB
- Output resolution of 1080p and 720p up to 60fps
- Support for Dolby Digital Plus, 2ch Stereo, and HDMI audio pass through up to 7.1, and 5.1 surround sound.
- Dual band and dual-antenna Wi-Fi for fewer dropped connections and faster streaming.
- An Ethernet port for hard wiring it same as Roku and Apple TV
Setup Of Fire TV
The setup of Amazon Fire TV is very easy. You just need to plug in the power cord, then connect it with HDMI cable to your HDTV. After this, you need to perform a software update which is common in most of the devices. It will start with a small video that will show how to use your remote and voice search system powered by Bluetooth. The remote is non-directional so there is no need to be pointing it at the set-top box when you will speak anything. After this, you will be asked to enable the parental controls and whichever you will choose can always be the turn on and off later. Fire Stick Support can also be taken in case you need any help.
Checking The Interface
The interface of the Fire TV is fast and intuitive. There will be the list of different categories on the left of the screen and for going deeper into each one you will just need arrow over them. There will also be the menu on the top column of home section displaying the recent items that you have watched including apps and games. The overall experience of Amazon Fire TV is the lot faster than any other TV.
With all the default settings, intact, the display and the picture quality is wonderful and crisp with 1080p. Colors are bright and rich. The stock images that with it are easy to use as the screensaver. You can also set them to your Amazon Cloud Collection. The channels in Amazon Fire TV is more than Apple TV but is lesser than Roku.
Another interesting feature of Fire TV is that it includes games. The games are not cheesy like Roku 3. You can play the games like Riptide GP2, Asphalt 8: Airborne, NBA 2K14, Sev Zero, and Minecraft pocket edition. Some games can be played with remote but games need Amazon Fire Game Controller. From Kindle Fire Support every detail can be taken regarding the games.
Another wonderful feature of Fire TV is to do voice search with the help of remote control. You just need to hold the button of the microphone and say what channel or show you want to see and the list of results will be in front of you. The results are from Amazon Instant video collection even you have installed the apps like Netflix and Hulu.
More To Come Still
There is a lot more to come in Amazon Fire TV in the coming future that will its experience better than any other TV.