Amazon right now introduced a brand new lineup of Fireplace TV units with its first Amazon-built good TVs, the Amazon Fireplace TV Omni Collection and 4-Collection good TVs, and the Fireplace TV Stick 4K Max. The units aren’t going to be offered through the large retailers in South Africa, however parallel importers will doubtless have these things in a while within the yr.
“We’ve reimagined what a TV can do by constructing it with two of our hottest experiences on the core—the clever always-available energy of far-field Alexa, and Fireplace TV’s content-forward strategy to leisure,” says Daniel Rausch, vp, Amazon Leisure Units and Providers. “Our new Fireplace TV Omni Collection good TVs, with hands-free entry to Alexa, make controlling your TV quicker, easier, and extra pure.”
Amazon Fireplace TV Omni Collection: Alexa hands-free voice management with 4K Extremely HD, and Dolby Digital Plus—beginning at $409.99
The Fireplace TV Omni Collection options highly effective good residence controls and far-field voice controls so customers can discuss to Alexa from throughout the room. It’s accessible in 43”, 50”, 55”, 65”, and 75” mannequin sizes, with 4K Extremely HD (UHD) decision, in addition to help for HDR10, HLG, and Dolby Digital Plus. The 65” and 75” fashions characteristic a slim bezel that blends seamlessly into one’s residence décor, in addition to added help for Dolby Imaginative and prescient.
The Omni Collection integrates the Fireplace TV expertise and far-field voice expertise instantly into the TV, offering an all-in-one leisure machine for streaming, TV, music, and gaming. Fingers-free Alexa voice controls are at all times accessible whether or not the TV is on or off or when utilizing an HDMI enter.
Ask Alexa to tune to a TV present and leap into this system, while not having to recollect which channel title, streaming service, or enter machine to modify to. Customers also can use voice to manage playback, closed captions, and brightness, modify quantity, and swap inputs. As well as, arrange a routine so when customers say, “Alexa, kick off my day,” the Fireplace TV and good lights activate, and Alexa will share the climate, learn one’s calendar, and tune to the information on reside TV.
New Alexa options could make it extra pure to seek out nice content material, with out selecting up the distant:
“Alexa, what ought to I watch?”: Alexa Conversations for Fireplace TV permits customers to ask Alexa for a advice identical to one would a buddy or film skilled. Alexa presents tailor-made TV present and film suggestions from a person’s streaming apps like Prime Video, permitting them to refine searches by style, actors, and award-winning motion pictures, all from the consolation of their sofa. “Alexa, what ought to I watch?” will launch in beta this yr.“Alexa, Play One thing” from Netflix: Completely accessible on Fireplace TV and debuting this Fall, Netflix is making it doable to seek out one thing a person may get pleasure from to look at. Netflix members love the “Play One thing” characteristic right now, and shortly customers can say, “Alexa, Play One thing on Netflix” from the Fireplace TV residence display and Netflix will launch a present or film they may get pleasure from.“Alexa, play TikTok”: Fireplace TV was the primary to help TikTok movies on streaming media gamers within the UK, Germany and France, and shortly, US and Canadian customers will be capable to entry TikTok content material through Fireplace TV. No extra huddling round a mobile phone to see the most recent viral video—from the Fireplace TV, customers can view and uncover TikTok feeds and use AutoPlay, which is able to serve a steady content material feed with out interruptions. Say, “Alexa, play TikTok” to get began.If customers wish to keep in contact with family and friends, they’ll use Alexa Calling instantly from the biggest display in the home – all with out selecting up a distant. To start out video calling, they should plug in a webcam. For the primary time on any good TV, Zoom video calling can even be accessible later this yr on the Fireplace TV Omni Collection.
Amazon Fireplace TV 4-Collection: 4K good TVs with good image high quality at reasonably priced costs—beginning at $369.99
The Fireplace TV 4-Collection combines 4K UHD decision with HDR10 and HLG for lovely image high quality on 4K TV exhibits and films. The lineup contains 43”, 50”, and 55” mannequin sizes, and contains a fully-integrated Fireplace TV expertise that’s at all times including new options, good residence capabilities, and extra. The Fireplace TV 4-Collection helps most of the similar Alexa experiences because the Fireplace TV Omni Collection, which customers can entry through the use of the Fireplace TV Alexa Voice Distant.
Amazon Fireplace TV Stick 4K Max: 4K Extremely HD streaming media participant with Dolby Imaginative and prescient, Dolby Atmos, and Wi-Fi 6 help—$54.99
The Fireplace TV Stick 4K is the best-selling streaming media participant in america, and the brand new Fireplace TV Stick 4K Max is extra highly effective than its profitable predecessor. It contains most of the new Alexa voice options, 40% extra energy than Fireplace TV Stick 4K, a brand new quad-core 1.8GHz processer, and 2GB of RAM, so apps begin quicker and navigation is extra fluid. It’s the solely streaming media machine that helps Wi-Fi 6 underneath $179 for smoother streaming in 4K and cloud gaming with Amazon Luna.
The streaming stick helps 4K UHD, HDR, and HDR10+ streaming, in addition to Dolby Imaginative and prescient and Dolby Atmos. It comes with the most recent Alexa Voice Distant and is the corporate’s first streaming stick to supply Dwell View Image-in-Image.
Fireplace TV Stick 4K Max is Amazon’s first streaming media participant to supply Wi-Fi 6 help and makes use of the most recent MediatekMT7921LS Wi-Fi 6 Chipset, which implies smoother 4K streaming and gaming when a number of Wi-Fi 6-connected units are streaming.
Pricing and Availability
The Fireplace TV Omni Collection might be accessible in 43” ($409.99), 50” ($509.99), and 55” ($559.99). The Fireplace TV Omni Collection with Dolby Imaginative and prescient might be accessible in 65” ($829.99), and 75” ($1,099.99). The Fireplace TV 4-Collection might be accessible in 43” ($369.99), 50” ($469.99), and 55” ($519.99). All TVs might be accessible subsequent month in america, solely at Amazon and Finest Purchase.
Fireplace TV Stick 4K Max might be accessible in america for $54.99.