Amazon launches Fire TV Stick 4K Max with Wi-Fi 6 support

Sep 10, 2021, 2:48 PM UTC
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Amazon launches Fire TV Stick 4K Max with Wi-Fi 6 support
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The Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K has established itself as a leading streaming media player, garnering impressive sales figures. Building upon this success, the introduction of the Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max signifies a noteworthy advancement. With a remarkable 40 percent increase in power compared to its predecessor, the Fire TV Stick 4K, the Max version boasts a robust quad-core 1.8GHz processor and a substantial 2GB of RAM. These enhancements contribute to accelerated app initiation, smoother navigation, and an enriched user experience. The integration of novel features from Amazon Alexa further elevates its appeal.

Setting a new standard, the Fire TV Stick 4K Max stands out as the sole streaming media device priced under $179 that provides support for Wi-Fi 6, enhancing the quality of 4K streaming and enabling seamless engagement with Amazon Luna cloud gaming.

Distinguished by its compatibility with a range of high-definition formats, including 4K UHD, HDR, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, and Dolby Atmos, the Fire TV 4K Max delivers an unparalleled visual and auditory experience. The package includes the latest iteration of the Alexa Voice Remote, and notably, it is the pioneer among streaming sticks to incorporate Live View Picture-in-Picture functionality. In addition, the Alexa Home Theater feature, akin to the Fire TV Omni Series and 4-Series, seamlessly integrates with the Echo Studio or a pair of Echo (4th Gen) smart speakers to deliver immersive, multichannel Dolby audio.

Noteworthy is the Fire TV Stick 4K Max’s distinction as the inaugural streaming media player to embrace Wi-Fi 6 technology, empowered by the cutting-edge Mediatek MT7921LS Wi-Fi 6 Chipset. This innovation ensures seamless 4K streaming and gaming, even in the presence of multiple Wi-Fi 6-connected devices in use.

The Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max proudly attains ENERGY STAR certification, underscoring its commitment to energy efficiency. Moreover, it bears Amazon’s esteemed Climate Pledge Friendly label, signifying its alignment with sustainable practices. The packaging incorporates an impressive 97 percent of wood fiber-based components, sourced responsibly from managed forests or recycled materials.

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max price and availability

Enthusiasts of cutting-edge technology and exceptional entertainment experiences can now avail themselves of the Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max, available for pre-order at a competitive price point of $54.99 through Amazon. Shipping is slated to commence on October 7, 2021, allowing users to access its myriad features and enhancements in the near future.

This article was originally published on September 10th, 2021, at 2:48 pm UTC, and was updated on August 7th, 2023, at 5:00 pm UTC.

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