Earlier, it is reported that Amazon is preparing to bring its Fire TV Cube to the Indian market. And today, the company has officially launched this device in the country. The Amazon Fire TV Cube (2nd Generation) is Amazon’s flagship streaming box. It was launched in the US in the year 2019, but it is now only going to the Indian market.
The Fire TV Cube in India comes with the new Fire TV UI, which is set to launch earlier this year, as well as the new Alexa Remote. The new Fire TV Cube improves upon its predecessor with improved processing speed, support for more HDR formats, and the ability to process select voice commands locally.
The Amazon Fire TV Cube combines the features of the Fire TV Stick with eco-smart speakers, allowing users to control their TVs and other smart devices using their voice through Alexa. The device also comes with support for Dolby Vision and 4K UHD content, as well as HDR10 + and Dolby Atmos audio Dio. Other features include Wi-Fi Memo, Bluetooth 5.0 LE, IR sensors, HDMI, and micro USB ports. The 3.4-inch square box measures 86.1mm x 86.1mm x 76.9mm dimensionally and weighs about 465g.
The new Alexa Remote features more quick access buttons for Alexa as well as other TV apps such as Prime Video, Prime Music, and Netflix. Speaking of the new Fire TV UI, it has a redesigned home screen with more emphasis on search, new navigation menus, and a personal streaming profile for multi-person homes.
Pricing and Availability
The Fire TV Cube (2nd gen) goes on sale today at ₹12,999 ($172) on Amazon.in and select Croma and Reliance Digital outlets.