By surprise, we already have on sale at Amazon.es a new version of Amazon’s intelligent TV-Stick, simply called Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite which is sold with or without Alexa voice control from only $29.99 you will have our detailed review comparing it with the previous products.
A small device 100% oriented to the streaming playback that wants to compete directly against the Xiaomi My TV Stick in specifications and functions. This small Stick is limited to 1080p resolution and mounts a version of the SoC we have in the top model Fire TV Stick 4K. It is compatible with streaming services such as Prime Video, Netflix and others.
SoC, RAM and storage
The new Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite includes a Mediatek MT8695D Quad Core SoC with Cortex-A53 processors capable of reaching 1.7Ghz and a PowerVR GE8300 MP4 GPU that allows to move smoothly the Fire OS 7 system based on Android 9. It has only 1 GB of DDR4 RAM and only 8GB of eMMC storage. A device completely oriented to streaming and limited for the use of many apps or browsing.
Also included is WiFi aC 2×2 MiMo wireless connectivity with a custom-designed internal antenna and Bluetooth 5.0. Regarding ports, we only have a microUSB connector that requires a special cable if we need to connect other peripherals or add a USB Ethernet adapter.
This model supports in streaming apps in 4K Prime Video quality, Netflix, Disney+, YouTube and others, also it supports the HBO app installed the Android TV apk if we install it manually. It supports HDR10, HLG and HDR10+ modes allowing last generation h.265 and VP9 video files, it also has Dolby Atmos (not DTS) audio support.
Price and Availability
- Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite with Alexa remote and NO TV control keys is available at Amazon.com for $29.99
- Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa remote and TV control Keys available at Amazon.com for $39.99.