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Amazon Fire TV Cube with Alexa streaming box

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With so many streaming devices on the market, it can be difficult for new ones to stand out. Amazon, for its part, has differentiated its Fire TV products with one notable feature: They work with Alexa. If you have an Echo paired with a Fire TV device, you can launch TV shows, play tunes, check the weather or even turn the TV on and off, simply by using your voice. Last year, Amazon married an Echo and a Fire TV together in one product called the Fire TV Cube, so you could use one device instead of two. At the time, however, it couldn't handle some simple voice commands and it lacked core Echo functions like voice messaging.

The new Amazon Fire TV Cube is much improved over last year’s model. It now has YouTube and YouTube TV, support for Dolby Vision and HDR+, and a lot more video viewing commands than before. With a Hexa-core processor on board, it’s also a lot faster at responding to your commands. You can use it as an Echo too, with the ability to make voice calls and control your smart home. Voice search does prefer some apps over others, you can’t get rid of your remote control completely and it might not be so great if you already have an Echo. But if you want an Alexa-powered streaming box that can be an Echo too, the Fire TV Cube certainly fits the bill.

Key specs


  • Fire TV Cube (2nd Gen) is the fastest, most powerful Fire TV ever, delivering a fast, fluid experience for your favorite movies and TV shows.
  • From across the room, just ask Alexa to turn on the TV, dim the lights, and play what you want to watch.
  • Control your compatible soundbar and A/V receiver, and change live cable or satellite channels with your voice. Control for your over-the-air antenna is coming soon on compatible TVs.
  • With the built-in speaker, ask Alexa to check the weather, turn off the lights, and more – even when the TV is off.
  • With an ultra-powerful Hexa-core processor, enjoy instant access to 4K Ultra HD content, plus support for Dolby Vision and HDR, HDR10+, and Dolby Atmos.
  • Watch favorites from Netflix, YouTube, Prime Video, and more. Stream for free with Tubi, IMDb TV, and others.
  • Fire TV Cube is designed to protect your privacy. To electronically disconnect the microphones, press the microphone on/off button.
  • With Prime, watch thousands of movies and TV episodes including "Thursday Night Football" and “Hanna.”
  • Use the power and volume buttons on your Alexa Voice Remote to control your TV without making a sound.


Fire TV Cube (2nd Gen) technical details

Size

86.1 mm x 86.1 mm x 76.9 mm

Weight

465 g

Processor

Hexa-core (Quad-core at up to 2.2GHz + Dual-core at up to 1.9GHz

GPU

ARM Mali G52-MP2 (3EE), 800MHz

Storage

16 GB internal

Memory

2 GB

Wi-Fi Connectivity

Dual-band, dual-antenna Wi-Fi (MIMO) for faster streaming and fewer dropped connections than standard Wi-Fi. Supports 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi networks.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth 5.0 + LE. Pair with compatible Bluetooth speakers, headphones, video game controllers, and more.

Voice Support

Far-field and near-field voice support

Voice control compatibility

Fire TV Cube can control a wide range of IR-enabled devices, including TVs, soundbars, cable and satellite boxes, and A/V receivers. Learn more about supported devices.

Cloud Storage

Free cloud storage for digital content purchased from Amazon

Ports

HDMI, power, micro-USB, wired infrared support

Included audio

Built-in 1.6'' (40 mm) speaker to interact with Alexa–even when the TV is off. Fire TV Cube uses your entertainment system speakers for entertainment experiences and will turn on your TV, soundbar, or A/V receiver to play these.

Audio Support

Dolby Atmos, 7.1 surround sound, 2ch stereo, and HDMI audio pass-through up to 5.1.

Content Formats Supported

Video: Dolby Vision, HDR 10, HDR10+, HLG, H.265, H.264, VP9 Audio: AAC-LC, AC3, eAC3 (Dolby Digital Plus), FLAC, MP3, PCM/Wave, Vorbis, Dolby Atmos (EC3_JOC), Photo: JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP

Output Resolution Supported

2160p, 1080p and 720p up to 60 fps

System Requirements

High-definition television with available high-speed HDMI input, high-speed internet connection via Wi-Fi or inbox Ethernet accessory, a power outlet, (compatible TV/sound/cable equipment for control by infrared or voice). A high-speed HDMI cable and 4K TV with high-speed HDMI connectors required for 4K viewing and more reliable device control.

TV Compatibility

The TV must support minimum HDCP requirements for protected content playback. Compatible with 1) 4K ultra-high-definition TVs with HDMI capable of 2160p at 24/25/30/50/60 Hz and HDCP 2.2 or 2) high-definition TVs with HDMI capable of 1080p or 720p at 50/60 Hz. Learn more.

Warranty and Service

1-year limited warranty and service included. Optional 2-year and 3-year extended warranty available for U.S. customers sold separately. The use of Fire TV is subject to the terms found here.

Regional Support

Certain services may not be available outside the U.S.

Accessibility Features

VoiceView screen reader enables access to the vast majority of Fire TV features for users who are blind or visually impaired. Watch videos and TV shows with closed captioning displayed. Captions are not available for all content. You can also listen to Fire TV with compatible Bluetooth headphones. Learn more.

Included in the Box

Fire TV Cube (2nd Gen), Alexa Voice Remote (2nd Gen), power adapter, Quick Start Guide, marketing guide, 2 AAA batteries, infrared (IR) extender cable, Amazon Ethernet Adapter (10/100)

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