If you’re looking for a set top box, then you are in the right place and you should have a look at Amazon’s latest device called Fire TV. Amazon Fire TV allows you to stream content from Amazon Prime and other similar services such as Hulu Plus and the company has plans to add Netflix, Plex and specific sports apps like NBA Gametime. Using this device, you can stream content automatically without buffering and also this device also supports video games. According to Amazon, many of the Fire TV’s games will be free and “the average price of paid games is just $1.85.” As for the number of supported titles, Amazon has teamed up with Disney, EA, Gameloft, Ubisoft, Mojang and other developers, so we expect to see large number of compatible games. Games can be played with the Fire TV’s Xbox-like controller (sold separately for $39.99) or by using Amazon’s app via your smartphone or tablet.
In terms of hardware, this device is powered by quad-core processor that is three times more powerful than the one on Apple TV, Google Chromecast and Roku 3. It has 2GB of RAM, Adreno 320 graphics, dual band WiFi, and 7.1 Dolby Digital Plus surround sound. It also includes a standard HDMI plug as well as an optical audio out and Ethernet port.