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The Fire TV is Amazon's first entry into the TV set-top box market. Like it competitors it's a small box easily connected to a modern television via HDMI and a home internet connection either by built-in dual-band Wi-Fi or gigabit ethernet. It as more muscle under the hood than some of its rivals thanks to a quad-core processor and 2GB or RAM.


  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Apr. 2, 2014
  • Price at launch: $99.00


  • Width: 4.5 inches
  • Depth: 4.5 inches
  • Height: 0.7 inches
  • Weight: 0.62 pounds
  • Color: Black


  • Audio codecs supported: AAC, MP3, PCM
  • Video codecs supported: H.264, MPEG2 / H.262, MP4


  • Audio decoding: Dolby Digital+
  • Audio channels: 5.1
  • Max. video resolution: 1080p

Audio / Video

  • Internal storage: 8 GB

Storage / Data

  • HDMI output(s): 1
  • Digital optical audio output(s): 1

Output ports

  • Ethernet: 1
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Built-in Wi-Fi support: 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, 802.11a
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 4.0
  • USB: 1


  • Connection type: Bluetooth

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