Update: October 7, 2021 – The Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max is now on sale in India for Rs. 6499. You can get it on Amazon.in and Amazon kiosks in select malls.
Earlier: Amazon has launched Fire TV Stick 4K Max, an enhanced version of the Fire TV Stick 4K in India. It comes with a new quad-core 1.8GHz MediaTek MT8696 processer with 750MHz IMG GE8300 that is 40% more powerful than the predecessor. It has 2GB of RAM, 8GB of storage and is the first Amazon Fire TV stick with Wi-Fi 6 support, thanks to MT7921LS chip.
The streaming stick has 4K UHD, HDR, and HDR10+ streaming as well as Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos support. It comes with Alexa Voice Remote (3rd Gen), offers access to thousands of apps, Alexa skills, and channels, has Live View Picture-in-Picture. It has Bluetooth 5.0 LE to pair compatible Bluetooth speakers, headphones, video game controllers, and more, has HDMI ARC output and micro USB for power.
The Fire TV Stick 4K Max is priced at Rs. 6499 and is up for pre-order on Amazon.in and Amazon kiosks in select malls and will begin shipping from October 7th.
Commenting on the launch, Parag Gupta, Head, Amazon Devices India, said:
There is a significant increase in video streaming with several direct to streaming release and customers choosing at-home entertainment. Fire TV has millions of active users in India, who enjoy hours of content every day. With Fire TV Stick 4K Max, we have taken the best-selling streaming media player and made it even better with a faster experience and the latest connectivity that provides seamless streaming without slowing down your home Wi-Fi.