- Confirming the previous rumors, Amazon announced that it will launch its own Fire TV Omni and 4 series smart TVs.
- It also announced a new streaming media device, the Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max.
- New TVs and new streaming media sticks will go on sale in October.
Amazon is increasing its investment in streaming TV business.Today, the retailer confirmed the previous rumors that it will sell its own Brand Smart TV The Fire TV operating system is installed. One is the premium TV series Fire TV Omni series, and the other is the budget-themed model series 4 series.
The Omni series will include hands-free access to Alexa voice commands. In other words, you can use the voice function on this TV without a remote control. In fact, the Fire TV Omni series will support special Alexa commands later this year. It will allow the owner to say “Alexa, what should I watch?”, and the TV will display series and movie recommendations.
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Omni TV will also support real-time viewing of picture-in-picture, for example, you can view a real-time camera on a smart doorbell. It will also support Alexa Calling, and Zoom call support will be added to the Fire TV Omni series later this year.
These TVs will offer multiple display sizes: 43-inch, 50-inch, 55-inch, 65-inch and 75-inch models. All of these will support 4K Ultra HD resolution and HDR10, HLG and Dolby Digital+ support. The 65-inch and 75-inch models have smaller frame sizes, and support for the Dolby Vision HDR standard has also been added.
You can pre-order all Fire TV Omni models now, with shipments scheduled to begin on October 27th. Prices for the 75-inch model range from $409.99 to $1099.99.
Amazon Fire TV Omni series
Amazon Fire TV Omni series includes hands-free Alexa voice commands and advanced video features
Other new Amazon hardware announcements
Amazon today also announced a budget-themed Fire TV 4 series. These smart TVs support Alexa voice commands through the remote control. They also support 4K resolution with HDR10 and HLG support. They are available in 43-inch, 50-inch and 55-inch models, with prices ranging from US$369.99 to US$519.99. These TVs will also start shipping on October 27 and can be ordered now.
Amazon Fire TV 4 Series
The budget-priced Fire OS TV includes 4K resolution and Alexa voice remote control.
In addition to its own Fire TV Omni and 4 series, Amazon also announced that Pioneer will release a Fire TV OS-based smart TV this fall. Toshiba also plans to release hands-free Fire OS smart TVs that support Alexa voice starting in the spring of 2022.
Today also announced the newest member of the Fire TV streaming media device family, suitable for people who own high-end TVs without this operating system. Fire TV Stick 4K Max uses Mediatek The MT7921LS 1.8GHz processor and 2GB of memory make its performance 40% faster than the current Fire TV Stick 4K. This means that loading and launching applications should be faster. It certainly supports 4K resolution, as well as HDR, HDR10+, Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos. It also supports real-time viewing of picture-in-picture and voice commands through the remote control. Finally, it is the first Amazon Fire TV device to support Wi-Fi 6, which means faster download speeds and connections to Wi-Fi 6 wireless routers. It can be pre-ordered for $54.99 and will ship on October 7. You can also bundle it with Amazon’s Luna streaming game controller for $99.99.
Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max
Fire TV Stick 4K Max contains a faster processor, which provides better performance and WiFi-6 hardware.