Amazon has launched an up to date model of its well-liked Fireplace TV Stick 4K. Referred to as the Fireplace TV Stick 4K Max, the brand new mannequin encompasses a quicker processor and improved networking.
The Fireplace TV Stick 4K Max comes with a quicker MediaTek MT8696 processor. Whereas the earlier mannequin had a quad-core 1.7GHz CPU and 650MHz GPU, the brand new mannequin has a quad-core 1.8GHz CPU and 750MHz. It additionally has 2GB RAM as an alternative of 1.5GB on the earlier mannequin. Whereas the modifications could seem small, it ought to make the UI and playback snappier.
The Fireplace TV Stick 4K Max additionally options 802.11ax networking, also called Wi-Fi 6.
The brand new mannequin additionally comes with the up to date Alexa Voice Distant that you simply get with the usual Fireplace TV Stick mannequin. This distant options extra shortcut buttons for well-liked apps, similar to Netflix, Disney+, Hulu, relying upon your area.
Lastly, the Fireplace TV Stick 4K Max additionally helps the dwell view picture-in-picture function from the Fireplace TV Dice.
The remainder of the system is generally similar to the usual Fireplace TV Stick 4K, which suggests it’s a fairly succesful media participant with assist for all main media streaming apps and options similar to Dolby Imaginative and prescient and Dolby Atmos in a sweet bar package deal.
The Fireplace TV Stick 4K Max is priced at $54.99, $5 greater than the usual 4K mannequin.