Amazon today has expanded its range of Fire TV devices available in Spain with the new Fire TV Stick 4K Y Fire TV Stick, both with remote control with Alexa voice control.
The Alexa remote control with voice control It allows you to perform voice searches, control playback, volume and power on compatible devices and, in addition, it is possible to connect any Echo device with Fire TV to obtain remote voice control.
Enhanced Fire TV features include an optimized startup screen that offers content recommendations for Prime Video, Netflix and much more.
Alexa remote control with voice control
The Alexa remote control with voice control Allows you to interact with the Fire TV using your voice. For example, we can ask Alexa to play a particular movie or series, perform a search in the movie catalog, turn back the reproduction of a scene or give us information about what we are watching.
This remote control is not listening permanently but to activate voice recognition you must press a button. Also, if you have an Echo smart speaker at home, you can link it to the Fire TV and use it to operate your Fire TV without the need for the remote control.
The new remote control not only has Bluetooth to communicate with the Fire TV but also incorporates an infrared emitter that allows other devices to be operated.
New user interface and integration of Netflix catalogs
The new Fire TVs offer a new, more modern user interface, which Integrates the catalogs of several streaming services. For example, if you ask Alexa to look for comedies, movies of this genre from all catalogs will be shown on the screen.
Initially the catalogs that will be integrated are those of Amazon Prime Video and Netflix, but before the end of the year the integration of the catalogs of Atresmedia and A la Carta de RTVE. Before the end of the year the integration with YouTube, so you can search and start playing videos with your voice.
With Alexa for Fire TV, users can check the weather forecast, their journey to work or even ask what time their favorite restaurant opens, and Alexa will respond to the request with visual results.
You can also ask Alexa to view images from your cameras live or to control the lights, thermostats and other compatible Digital Home devices. For example, users can connect a Ring smart camera that allows them to check who is at the door or play live the sound of the baby's room.
Price and availability
The Fire TV Stick 4K with the Alexa voice remote control is available from today on Amazon.es at the price of € 44.99 Limited Time. Later you will have your usual price of € 59.99.
The Fire TV Stick with the Alexa voice remote control is available from today on Amazon.es at the price of € 24.99 Limited Time. Later you will have your usual price of € 39.99.
The Alexa remote control with voice control is available from today on Amazon.es at the launch price of € 14.99, with a 50% discount on the usual price of € 29.99.
The remote control can be linked to Fire TV Basic Edition to control the volume and power of compatible televisions, sound bars and audiovisual equipment.