Amazon has launched its Fire TV Stick, which is a media streaming device to compete against the popular Chromecast from Google in India. The device is priced at Rs. 3,999 and comes with a Voice Remote. It plugs into the HDMI port and lets you access lots of movies, TV shows, apps, games and more. The Amazon Fire TV Stick is available for sale on Amazon.in and selective retailers.
The highlight of the Fire TV Stick is that it comes with a voice responding remote which, makes it convenient to browse and navigate through the content just by speaking to the remote. Also, the remote comes with support for spoken languages like Hindi and English considering the customers in India. Apart from this, the device comes with 1 GB RAM and 8 GB internal storage which allows users to download and store recorded content or games from the Amazon App store.
“Fire TV Stick offers access to a vast selection of movies and TV shows, popular apps, and features designed specifically for customers in India including powerful voice search for Amazon Video titles in Hindi and English. Fire TV Stick also offers Data Monitoring and other features to help customers in India get the most from their data plan and stream more content using less bandwidth”
– Marc Whitten, Vice President of Amazon Fire TV.
The Amazon Fire TV Stick comes with an introductory offer under which all those who buy the device before 31st May and subscribe to Amazon Prime will get Rs. 499 credited to their Amazon Pay account, and the offer is also valid for those who are already subscribers of Amazon Prime. Along with this, the offer also includes up to 100 GB of free data on Airtel Broadband and 4G Wi-Fi home devices valid for three months from the time of activation. Added to this, there is 240 GB of free data from YOU Broadband and a six month subscription to Gaana+ with unlimited ad-free music streaming. For videos, users get a premium video membership from Eros Now for three months and one month ad-free streaming from Voot and Voot Kids.