Amazon unveiled an update for its Fire TV. The prefix will get redesigned user interface to the end of this year. Details Amazon has not yet been reported, but has indicated that an update will allow the user to more easily find relevant content. Will be maintained, for example, screenshots and video trailers. They can be opened from the home screen, and do not need to first open the application. It will also be easier to find and access games and other applications, because they are listed in the custom list on the home screen. In addition, Amazon promises to bring relevant improvements for people with disabilities. First update will be available for the Fire TV, and then followed by Fire Stick.
As for the Fire Stick, it should be noted that in the United States in the Amazon price lists have a new generation. New devices support voice assistant Alexa remote control. Price of the issue will amount to 39.99 dollars. As SoC in the new Amazon Fire Stick to use a 4-core MediaTek processor with a clock speed of 1.3 GHz. The current version uses a 2-core processor Broadcom Capri. RAM and internal memory will remain the same – 1 and 8 GB. But the interface will be improved: new Fire Stick will support Wi-Fi 802.11 ac and Bluetooth 4.1. And this is more serious than the Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n and Bluetooth 3.0. However, unlike the Fire TV, Amazon Fire Stick new 4K resolution will not support.
While the novelty has already appeared in the pricelist Amazon.com, its sales in the US, only 20 will start in October.