Amazon launches updated Fire TV Stick

Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice RemoteAmazon has launched its updated Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote in the US, priced at US$39.99.

Amazon said the new streaming device is up to 30% faster than the original version, includes the Alexa Voice Remote and is available now for pre-order.

“We are proud that our customers have made Amazon Fire TV the number one streaming media player in the US. With more than 120,000 reviews and a 4.2 star rating, they’ve also made the Fire TV Stick the most reviewed product ever on Amazon,” said Marc Whitten, vice president, Amazon Fire TV.

“Today, we are excited to make it even better. The new Amazon Fire TV Stick has been completely redesigned with incredible performance, powerful voice search and the included Alexa-powered remote to deliver instant access to a vast selection of movies, TV shows, games and Alexa skills at just US$39.99.”

The new Fire TV Stick will begin shipping to US customers on October 20.

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