Amazon Fire TV Basic Announced Ahead Of Black Friday 2017

Posted: Nov 7 2017, 4:48am CST | by , in News | Technology News

 
Amazon Fire TV Basic Announced ahead of Black Friday 2017

Fire TV Stick Basic Edition launches in 100 countries.

Amazon today announced the new Fire TV Stick Basic Edition, a streaming media player that provides simple and fast access to thousands of movies, TV shows, apps, and games. Starting today, the device will be available for purchase in more than 100 countries and territories around the world including Canada, France, Italy, and Spain. In addition, customers can set their default language as Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, French, Italian, German, or English.

“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 Marc Whitten, Vice President, Amazon Fire TV. “This makes streaming content from apps like Prime Video fast and easy and we can’t wait to hear what customers think.”

The Fire TV Stick Basic Edition provides customers with access to popular content from multiple providers, including Amazon Prime Video. Prime Video members will get unlimited access to critically acclaimed shows like The Tick, American Gods, and The Man in the High Castle as well as The Grand Tour Season 2, premiering December 8, and Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, starring John Krasinski, coming in 2018.

The streaming media player comes with a quad-core processor and 1 GB of memory for a fast and fluid streaming experience, as well as 8 GB of storage for apps and games. It also features 802.11ac Wi-Fi and offers support for High-Efficiency Video Codec (HEVC) for great 1080p HD streaming. Customers can also enjoy rich cinematic surround sound with Dolby Audio.

The device easily connects to your HDTV’s HDMI port. Simply plug it in, connect to Wi-Fi, and start streaming in minutes. Plus, the portable design allows customers to watch their favorite shows even while away from home.

Fire TV Stick Basic Edition is available for purchase today from Amazon.com. The price for the Amazon Fire TV Basic is $49.99, which is $10 more expensive than the Fire TV Stick with Alexa Remote. The Amazon Fire TV Basic Edition is not aimed at US customers. The Amazon Fire TV Basic is for international customers that want to get access to Amazon's Prime Video content. Amazon is shipping the Fire TV Basic for free to most of the 100 countries.

Starting tomorrow it will be shipping to more than 100 countries around the world. It is available for purchase locally in Canada (Amazon.ca), France (Amazon.fr), Italy (Amazon.it), and Spain (Amazon.es). In addition, the Fire TV Stick Basic Edition will be coming soon to Brazil and Mexico.

In the United States, the Amazon Black Friday 2017 sale is underway since November 1. Amazon is releasing new deals each morning in it 50 days long Black Friday and Holiday sales event. Amazon has put up on sale the first advertised Black Friday 2017 deal. Find all of today's early Amazon Black Friday 2017 deals online at amazon.com.

The Walmart Black Friday 2017 ad, Best Buy Black Friday 2017 ad are expected to be released on Nov. 9. The Target Black Friday 2017 ad has been released on Nov. 6. At this point, Black Friday deal hunters have almost all information to plan out the complete Black Friday 2017 deals hunt.

Black Friday 2017 is on November 24, 2017. I4U News provides again daily deals guide to the best Black Friday 2017 deals throughout November like in the past decade. Find all released Black Friday 2017 ads.

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