Amazon now have over 30 million active users for their Fire TV devices giving them more 3 million more active users than streaming specialist Roku. It’s driven by Prime and of course the new integrations with Amazon Alexa. I can even turn on my kettle from my Fire TV stick Alexa Voice Remote and now the All-new Fire TV Alexa Voice Remote can also control your TV.
The reason users will love All-new Fire TV Alexa Voice Remote is that it can replace your TV remote control. The all-new Alexa Voice Remote comes with with power and volume controls making the Fire TV Stick the only streaming media player under £40 with a remote that controls your TV and other AV equipment. Importantly you can turn your TV on and off with the new Alexa Voice Remote. With the new power, volume, and mute buttons, you can control your compatible TV, sound bar and receiver. Plus, do more with Alexa on Fire TV like view supported live camera feeds, check the weather, dim the lights, stream music and even turn your kettle on.
You can pre-order Fire TV Stick with the all-new Alexa Voice Remote for £39.99. There is also limited-time all-new Alexa Voice Remote offer for £14.99 (normally £29.99) if you already have a compatible Fire TV device.
Fire TV comes with Prime Movies for Prime Subscribers, as well as original content such as The Grand Tour with the latest season starting this Friday the 18th of January. It’s part of what makes the Prime subscription so desirable and hard to justify cancelling – it’s not just your free deliveries but once you have Echo devices and Fire TV you are locked into the Amazon ecosystem and cancelling Prime turns off half your life.