Amazon’s Fire TV Stick 4K dongle with support for HDR10+ was introduced
Fire TV Stick Dongle name Amazon is for video streaming, which has been a few years since its first model was released. This company has recently unveiled the 2018 model of this dongle along with the new Alexa Voice Remote model. The interesting point is that the volume, mute and power buttons are placed on the new Alexa control for the first time.
The 2018 model of the Fire TV Stick dongle supports all HDR standards (i.e. HDR10+, HDR10 and Dolby Vision). Along with Dolby Atmos sound, it supports two standards, Dolby Vision and HDR10+, which are used for the first time in Fire TV Stick series devices.
These two new standards provide the possibility of supporting dynamic metadata, which results in displaying more details in the brightest and darkest parts of images; Of course, this improvement compared to the previous generation may not be so noticeable for many.
Amazon has shown in recent years that it attaches great importance to the nascent +HDR10 standard; The company announced last year that it plans to produce all its exclusive video content with the support of this standard. It should be noted that the video content available in popular services such as Netflix, Vudu, Rakuten and Amazon Prime They have been equipped with the Dolby Vision standard for a long time.
The Fire TV Stick 4K dongle uses a quad-core processor and, according to Amazon, can stream content at a higher speed slow Buyers of this product can access a wide range of video content including more than 500 thousand episodes of movies and series. table-responsive rtl”>
|Technical specifications / product name||Amazon Fire TV Cube model 2018||Amazon Fire TV 2017 model||Amazon Fire TV Stick model 2016||Apple TV 4K model 2017||Chromecast Ultra 2016 model|
|Maximum resolution||Ultra HD||Ultra HD||Ultra HD||HD||Ultra HD||Ultra HD
|Supported HDR formats||HDR10, Dolby Vision and HDR10+||HDR10||–||HDR10 and Dolby Vision||HDR10 and Dolby Vision|
|support for Dolby Atmos audio technology||Yes||Yes||Yes||No||Yes||Yes|
The official release of the 2018 Fire TV Stick dongle, which is priced at $49.99, from It starts on October 31 (November 9) in North America and November 14 (November 23) in the UK.
Another product that Amazon recently introduced, the new model of Alexa Voice Remote control, which this time has a more attractive design than before and also supports Bluetooth. In addition to these, Amazon’s new control includes special keys for turning on and off and increasing and decreasing the volume and is fully synchronized with all Amazon Fire series products.
This new controller comes with the Fire TV Stick 4K and of course the Fire TV Cube; However, if users want, they can purchase it separately for $30.