Amazon Fire TV is now available in UK and Germany for £79 and €99 respectively. The company is taking pre-orders on its site and will ship the boxes on 23 October. Fire TV will also be available at Argos, Dixons, Sainsbury’s and Tesco. New and existing Prime member will be able to test access Fire TV for five days, for GBP 49. For those without Amazon Prime, Fire TV comes with a free month’s trial.
he Amazon Fire TV is a 17.5mm thick set top box which plugs into your TV via HDMI. It features a quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, Adreno 320 graphics and the ability to output 1080p HD video with Dolby Digital Plus surround sound. Amazon claims the box has three times the processing power and four times the graphics power of the rival Apple TV. After you buy it, it arrives pre-registered to your Amazon account, all set up and ready to go.
Owners have access to BBC iPlayer, BBC News, Demand 5, Sky News, Netflix, Prime Instant Video, Spotify, YouTube and more. There is also a TV game controller to turn the Fire TV into a small, yet capable casual gaming system. It’s a solid solution should you still be looking at streaming box solutions.
Head to Amazon to make the purchase using the link below (or by browsing the website in general, there are some massive Fire TV adverts on show). Will you be picking one up?