Amazon India today launched its media stream device, the Amazon Fire TV Stick with Voice Remote in India. The Fire TV Stick is a streaming media device that plugs into an HDTV and lets you access thousands of movies, TV shows, apps and games on you TV. Company has said this device has got support for Indian customers in Hindi and English as well. Fire TV Stick is available from www.amazon.in/firetvstick and select retailers across India for just Rs. 3,999 (including tax).
In terms of specs, it comes with a MediaTek quad-core processor with Mali 450-MP4 coupled with 1GB RAM, and it also offers Dolby Audio 5.1 surround sound. Fire TV Stick makes it easy to search Amazon Video content using just your voice.
With this stick, you will get access to Amazon Prime, Netflix, YouTube, Saavn, Gaana, Spuul and other streaming services, however, one of the most popular Hotstar is not yet available on it as of now.
As an introductory offer, customers who purchase a Fire TV Stick by May 31, 2017, and subscribe to an annual Prime membership will receive a ₹499 credit back to their Amazon Pay balance, which means if you are a Prime member, you will get Rs 499 cashback in your Amazon Pay Balance,and if you are not, then you will get a one-year complimentary Amazon Prime service.
As a limited time offer, customers in India will receive up to 100 GB of free data on Airtel Broadband and 4G home Wi-Fi devices, valid for three months from the time of activation; up to 240 GB of free data from YOU Broadband; six months of unlimited ad-free music streaming from Gaana; a three month free premium video membership from Eros Now; and one month of ad-free streaming from Voot and Voot Kids.
With lots of streaming media devices like Google Chromecast, Teewe, Roku and some more, it will be interesting to see how this goes, one of the strong points which is in favor of Amazon is contents, they have lots of contents of their own.