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Amazon Fire TV Stick 8GB

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Amazon Fire TV Stick 8GB is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 38.
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  • HDMI media streaming device to stream online HD content directly to your HDTV
  • Download a host of media and entertainment applications directly to the Fire Stick and view on your TV, with 8GB of storage available
  • Compatible with any television using an HDMI port and access to a Wi-Fi signal
  • Eliminate streaming with high speed advanced streaming and prediction (ASAP)
  • Stream media using 1080p HD resolution and immersive Dolby stereo audio
  • Equipped with a dual band 2.4 / 5GHz antenna, which provides stable connections and high speed data transfers
  • Easy to install, just plug in, supply power and begin to enjoy all that media streaming has to offer
  • Device Model Number: B00KAKUN3E
  • Please note this product cannot be used in the Republic Of Ireland Special Features
  • Share media from your portable devices onto a big screen using the ‘Fling’ feature
  • Powered by IMDB, the ‘X-Ray’ features lets you delve deeper into your favourite films and learn more about actors, music and trivia – all of which can be viewed at the touch of a button
  • Voice support allows you to control your Fire Stick using the Fire TV mobile app

Product details

Amazon Fire TV Stick 8GB

• HDMI media streaming device to stream online HD content directly to your HDTV
• Download a host of media and entertainment applications directly to the Fire Stick and view on your TV, with 8GB of storage available
• Compatible with any television using an HDMI port and access to a Wi-Fi signal
• Eliminate streaming with high speed advanced streaming and prediction (ASAP)
• Stream media using 1080p HD resolution and immersive Dolby stereo audio
• Equipped with a dual band 2.4 / 5GHz antenna, which provides stable connections and high speed data transfers
• Easy to install, just plug in, supply power and begin to enjoy all that media streaming has to offer
• Device Model Number: B00KAKUN3E
Please note this product cannot be used in the Republic Of Ireland

Special Features
• Share media from your portable devices onto a big screen using the ‘Fling’ feature
• Powered by IMDB, the ‘X-Ray’ features lets you delve deeper into your favourite films and learn more about actors, music and trivia – all of which can be viewed at the touch of a button
• Voice support allows you to control your Fire Stick using the Fire TV mobile app

What does the Amazon Fire Stick offer me?
Acting as a conduit between you and a world of online media content, the Amazon Fire Stick allows you to experience a new way in viewing your favourite media applications. The Fire Stick connects directly to your Wi-Fi network, meaning you can watch your free streaming or subscription services with ease. You can even stream in HD directly to the big screen without the need of a computer.

Enjoy streaming applications such as Netflix, BBC iPlayer, Amazon Play, MY5, ITV and 4OD, as well as a host of free streaming services. In addition to the video content, the Amazon Fire TV Stick allows you to use your HDTV to play game apps with ease thanks to a dedicated video core4 GPU. You can also listen to music with compete clarity and consistent quality, or share images using the Amazon Cloud Drive, though be aware that some features may require Amazon Prime subscription.

The Amazon Fire TV stick’s small size makes it extra-portable, which is great for accessing your media on the go. All you’ll need is an HDMI-compatible television and access to a Wi-Fi signal.

Is the Amazon Fire TV Stick easy to set up?
The Amazon Fire TV Stick connects directly to a free HDMI port on the back of your HDTV, plug in the supplied micro USB power supply. Follow the steps given in the manual to connect the Fire TV Stick to an accessible Wi-Fi network. You can then use the TV remote or the Fire TV app to begin enjoying all of your media.

For optimal Wi-Fi reception it is recommended that the Amazon Fire TV Stick is used with the included HDMI extender cable.

What devices are compatible with the Amazon Fire Stick?
The Amazon Fire TV stick is compatible with a large array of portable devices, offering app support for Fire OS, iOS and Android operating systems as well as compatibility with Motorola, LG and Google devices.

What is Amazon Prime?
Amazon Prime is a premier subscription service available to the users of the Amazon Fire Stick. Although users can enjoy big screen entertainment without signing up, the Amazon Prime service will give you access to a plethora of additional content only available to Prime users.


Please note this product cannot be used in the Republic Of Ireland
General
Type Stick
Power Specifications
Power Supply Mains to USB adapter
Construction
Colour black
Dimensions & Weight
Width 84.9mm
Depth 25mm
Height 11.5mm
Weight 25.1g
Product Specifications
DLNA Compatibility No (apps can be installed to add this functionality)
Voice Control Yes - Fire TV Remote App Only
Remote Control Included Yes
Operating Specifications
Internal Storage 8
Supported Format Video File Formats: H.264
Audio File Formats: AAC-LC
AC3
eAC3 (Dolby Digital Plus)
FLAC
MP3
PCM/Wave
Vorbis
Photo File Formats: JPEG
PNG
GIF
BMP
Maximum Resolution 1080p HD
Contents
Package Contents Amazon Fire TV Stick
Amazon Fire TV Remote
USB cable (1.52 m) and power adapter
HDMI extension cable
2 x AAA batteries
Quick start guide
System Requirements & Software
Compatible Operating Systems Fire OS
iOS and Android
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bloomin' marvellous! The Amazon Fire TV Stick 8Gb is the easiest way to bring an old TV back to daily use (provided that it has an HDMI port). However, before you start using it, you must have a valid account with Amazon - it is possible to set-up an account without credit card details but that may prevent you from installing some apps. So, a "dummy" account with no bank details may work for you It is possible to re-register later with full bank details.. Set-up is simple - just connect the provided cables as shown on the set-up leaflet, plug it in and you are away. You can use a USB socket as the power source but the device would prefer a mains connection (cable & plug provided). When installing apps I have found that it is sometimes possible to get around this problem by being persistent with the "Get" button; press it and if you get an error message press it again and with a bit of luck it will start downloading. As far as Amazon is concerned the main aim of the Fire TV Stick is to relieve you of your hard-earned cash in exchange for films, TV programs and music. The device can however do so much more - with the addition of some free apps that do not appear in the "suggested apps" section. You will, first, need to switch on the two options in Settings -> System -> Developer Options to install apps from third parties (ie. not Amazon or Google). I installed Kodi - one of the finest media players for Android; it's Free & Open Source Software. Do a search and you will find it and the installation instructions. You will need the Android ARM version. Once installed you will be able to download additional addons from the Kodi site. Addons for Kodi are also available from third parties such as TVAddons who have a very informative website and a very active Forums area - useful for tips and tricks to make life easier. This really is a wonderful device and works without a hitch on the "old" (small) TV in the bedroom. I highly recommend the Amazon Fire TV Stick 8Gb.
Date published: 2016-12-10
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not that Clever! After all the great reviews I was disappointed with my purchase. For some reason the firestick kept loosing the WiFi connection and kept asking to reboot the router, very annoying! I was also surprised that you cannot power off the unit, this can only be achieved by unplugging the unit. Looking now for an android box with an ethernet connection and capable of being turned off when not in use.
Date published: 2016-12-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from so easy to use bought this a week ago, am enjoying all its features and finding its bringing the family together to watch things again.
Date published: 2017-03-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Amazon fire stick Bought it for grandson for xmas he really enjoys watching films
Date published: 2017-01-02
Rated 1 out of 5 by from 90% of the content doesn't work outside of usa Bought this thinking it would be similar to a Comcast , can only be used if you have a vpn with a us I.p address. Otherwise pretty much useless even with an amazon prime account.
Date published: 2016-12-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pretty decent Good value for money. Sometimes the software itself can be a little slow, but apart from this issue which could probably be fixed with a future software update, can't complain with this little feature packed stick.
Date published: 2017-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Money well spent This is a great piece of kit, if you haven't got one, buy one! My only problem is why I didn't buy one sooner, compared to sky, Virgin TV & alike this is a no brainer.
Date published: 2017-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice addtion to my tv setup I bought the amazon tv stick last month to add to my set up and its been great, great Apps to be added makes it more beneficial. Cant complain for the price.
Date published: 2017-01-02
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Will an Irish bought fire stick work in Australia?

Asked by: JAR73
Fire TV Sticks are not supported in Australia.
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2017-07-03

Has your tv got to have HD

Asked by: Colly
Your TV would require a HDMI port.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2017-05-15

Hi does this fire stick have kodi on it Thanks

Asked by: Louanne
No this is not installed.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-05-14

Will this work in the republic of Ireland?

Asked by: Martin
This is designed for use in the UK, but if you set your Amazon locale settings to the UK Amazon store this may allow use in Ireland.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2017-04-28

Is this the old model or the new model

Asked by: Anne
Device Model Number: B00KAKUN3E
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-04-21

Will the Roku work with my TV which is HD READY as opposed to HD Thanks

Asked by: Hugh
Providing your TV has a HDMI port this device should work perfectly.
Answered by: James
Date published: 2017-03-29

Can it be powered via USB and if so does it come with the cable?

Asked by: Steven
Yes it is USB powered, Yes it does come with a cable. You can find this info on page 5 of the user manual we have provided on the listing for your use. https://maplindownloads.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/FireTVStickUserGuide-9725.pdf
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2017-03-28

Is this item a 2nd generation fire stick ? will I be able to load a VPN onto it ?

Asked by: Johno
I am sorry but the item in question does not support use in your intended application.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2017-03-21
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A86WG Amazon Fire TV Stick 8GB (1+) £34.99

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