Amazon at its event introduced Fire TV Cube (3rd Gen) and Alexa Voice Remote Pro. The new Fire TV Cube is powered new a new 2GHz octa-core processor, features an HDMI input port and Super Resolution Upscaling while retaining 4K Ultra HD, Dolby Vision, HDR, Dolby Atmos audio, and Wi-Fi 6.
Amazon Fire TV Cube (3rd Gen features and specifications)
- The new octa-core 2.0 GHz processor makes it 20% more powerful than the previous generation, as powerful as Fire TV Stick 4K Max increases app launch speeds, making this Fire TV’s smoothest and most fluid streaming media player experience to date.
- Hands-free Alexa with built-in mic and speakers – Control your compatible TV, soundbar, and receivers with your voice, even from across the room.
- Fire TV’s first streaming media player with HDMI input port, giving customers the flexibility to bring their entertainment devices together by directly connecting compatible set-top boxes, soundbars, and more.
- Easily control TV, set-top boxes, and on-demand streaming via Fire TV’s Alexa Voice Remote, or hands-free with Alexa.
- Fire TV Cube also features an additional USB port for easy connection to compatible webcams for video calling with Alexa Communications
- Super Resolution Upscaling provides enhanced picture quality by seamlessly converting HD content into 4K for greater detail, contrast, and clarity.
- Supports cinematic 4K and support for Dolby Vision, HDR, and Dolby Atmos audio.
- With Wi-Fi 6, enjoy smoother 4K streaming across multiple Wi-Fi 6 compatible devices
- Designed to protect your privacy – Built with privacy protections and controls, including an off button that electronically disconnects the microphones.
- Supports Audio Streaming for Hearing Aids (ASHA), allowing customers to directly connect compatible Bluetooth hearing aids.
Alexa Voice Remote Pro
Amazon has introduced a new Alexa Voice Remote Pro, a new premium remote that is compatible with most Fire TV streaming media players, and Smart TVs with Fire TV built-in.
- Remote Finder feature helps you find misplaced remotes more easily. Simply say, “Alexa, find my remote” or use the dedicated Remote Finder button in Fire TV app, and Alexa Voice Remote Pro’s built-in speaker will emit an audible ring to attract your attention.
- Two new customizable buttons make getting to your favorite content and Alexa commands quicker and easier. You can personalize your remote by programming these buttons to create one-touch shortcuts to favorite apps, channels, and anything Alexa can do. For example, you could choose to program a button to have Alexa dim the lights, check the weather, or start an Alexa Routine for movie night.
- Includes motion-activated backlit buttons that automatically illuminate when the remote is picked up in low-light settings.
- Integrated TV controls – Control power, volume, plus surf live TV with dedicated channel buttons all from one remote.
- Press and ask Alexa – Use your voice to find your shows, open apps, manage volume, and even control compatible smart home devices.
Pricing and Availability
The new Fire TV Cube is priced at Rs. 13,999 and will be available from Amazon.in soon.
The Alexa Voice Remote Pro is priced at Rs. 2,499 and will be available for pre-order on Amazon.in.