Amazon has up to date its Hearth TV Stick media streamer in order that it helps 4K, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Imaginative and prescient and HDR 10+ movies.
Merely known as the Hearth TV Stick 4K, it includes a new quad-core processor and redesigned antenna, which Amazon mentioned will permit it to stream Extremely HD content material regardless of any congestion. It is going to be obtainable for pre-order beginning right now, three October for $50 within the US, £50 within the UK.
It should start transport on Oct. 31 within the US and Canada. It will not arrive within the UK, Germany or India till 14 November, nevertheless. These in Japan can even order now, with transport later this 12 months.
Beforehand, the Hearth TV Stick had a price ticket of $40 (£40) and solely provided 1080p, with no HDR assist. When you wished Dolby Atmos and HDR, you needed to get the Hearth TV Dice or third-generation Hearth TV, although solely the Hearth TV Dice provided assist for Dolby Imaginative and prescient too.
Amazon has additionally given the Hearth TV Stick 4K a brand new Alexa Voice Distant that lets management your TV and any AV tools related to it, much like the Hearth TV Dice. The brand new distant additionally has energy, quantity and mute buttons. The distant additional consists of “multidirectional infrared know-how”, so it will work with auxiliary units. The distant itself is $30/£30 and works with present current-generation Hearth TV units.
The brand new Alexa Voice Distant will ship from 31 October, and Amazon mentioned it is going to embrace it with the Hearth TV Dice going ahead.
Consider this up to date machine only a couple weeks after Amazon introduced a slew of product updates and new , together with an Alexa-equipped microwave and wall clock. The corporate additionally introduced a DVR known as Hearth TV Recast. Go right here for a round-up of all these units.