Sunday, 22 September, 2019

Amazon Launches Upgraded Fire TV Cube, New Soundbar and Smart TVs

IFA 2019 Amazon Launches a New Fire TV Cube Along With Other Fire TV Edition Products The new Amazon Fire TV Cube comes with support for 4K and HDR content
Lora Ball | 05 September, 2019, 09:36

Last but not least, the company is announcing some new Fire TV Edition Smart TVs, from partners like JVC, Skyworth, Arcelik, TPV, and Compal. As a result, we're going to see the Fire TV sets arrive in the UK, Germany and Austria for the very first time.

The original Fire TV Cube combined the streaming smarts of its Fire TV Stick with the sonic skills of an Amazon Echo speaker.

The Fire TV Cube was one of the signature announcements Amazon made today, and the second-generation device is still $119.99, hands-free and Alexa-enabled.

Smart TV prices and availability will vary based on the market, including a 65-inch model from Toshiba in the U.S. for $599 Dollars, models in the United Kingdom starting at 349 GBP, and models elsewhere in Europe starting at 349 Euro. In the U.S., Toshiba will start selling a 65-inch Fire TV-Amazon's largest 4K HDR set yet for this market-at Best Buy. It outputs a Fire TV interface and content up to 4K resolution.

We're told the Nebula Soundbar features a near-field microphone for using voice commands, as well as an Alexa remote for navigating the Fire TV smart platform / using a microphone right up near your face. Fire TV Sticks need not apply.

Amazon also announced a Fire TV Edition soundbar: the Anker Nebula.

Sky TV and Virgin Media face more TV competition and this time it comes via Amazon.

Finally, there's a new Amazon Fire TV Soundbar, too, developed with Nebula, an Anker brand.

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The 2019 Fire TV Cube, according to Amazon, should be twice as fast as its predecessor, thanks to a hexa (6)-core processor that should give an edge over the 2018 model's quad-core chip.

Amazon has announced a new lineup of Fire TV products. The company has now announced a bunch of new Fire TV-branded products at IFA 2019, which are focused on improving the company's market share in Europe, where Roku is its biggest competitor. There's also a Sonos Beam-rival soundbar from Anker which, I rather suspect, will sell like hot and delicious cakes, given Anker's enviable reputation for delivering quality goods at affordable prices.

The major difference between the Fire TV Cube and Fire TV dongle was that the Cube came with Alexa voice controls.

With IMTRON, a company of MediaMarktSaturn Retail Group, Amazon is launching a lineup of Fire TV Edition smart TVs under the private label ok.

In Germany they'll get premium OLED TVs - a first for Fire TV.

It's available for pre-order today for $229.99 in the United States, $269.99 in Canada, £179.99 in the United Kingdom, and €209.99 in Germany.

In the USA, there will be an additional Toshiba 4K HDR 65-incher with Dolby Vision costing $599 to follow up on the existing range available in partnership with Best Buy.

It also uses multi-directional infrared technology, HDMI CEC and cloud-based artificial intelligence to allow Alexa to control all your kit, including TVs, AV receivers, and set-top boxes. There's also a Grundig TV Hands Free Edition that has fully-integrated Alexa.

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