Amazon Fire TV Stick Review

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This is a review of recently launched Amazon Fire TV Stick on Amazon India. If you were looking to buy this device, click here.


This is one of the most innovative products from Amazon. It can literally put your HDTV on steroids and transform it in to an entertainment monster. You don’t need a “Smart TV”, if you have Amazon Fire TV Stick. Most users claim its better than Chromecast TV and Roku Streaming Stick. Amazon Fire TV Stick comes pre-registered with your Amazon account. So, you just have to plug and play. The device is so easy to use that anyone from kid to an elderly person with little internet knowledge can use it.

Here’s what you can do with Amazon Fire TV Stick:

1.       Watch Amazon Prime Content

2.       Watch Netflix, Hotstar and YouTube or browse internet

3.       Play thousands of games

4.       Voice search your favorite Amazon Prime content using voice controlled remote

5.       Screencast your Mobile Phone or Tablet without installing additional aps

6.       Tip: If you have a JIO connection, you can watch JIO content through screencast feature

Here are the Pros and Cons of Amazon Fire TV Stick:


1.       Easy operation with voice remote. This feature is very simple and efficient

2.       Extremely simple user interface. Anyone can start using it, no learning curve

3.       Compact design allows you to easily carry it anywhere

4.       Option to set up bandwidth limits so that you don’t exhaust your internet

5.       You can save your content on Amazon cloud and watch it later

6.       Very cost effective compared to its competitors

7.       8 GB internal storage space for storing more aps and games

8.       Browse Internet & watch YouTube using inbuilt aps, play games

9.       Frequent travelers will love this device. All you need is a TV with HDMI port and Wifi connection to use this device


1.       No external Micro SD slot to extend memory

2.       Cloud services are only available for Amazon Prime members

3.       Voice search does not work with Netflix or YouTube. It works only with Amazon Prime

4.       Requires the power adapter to be plugged in, if your TV’s HDMI port does not provide adequate power to the Amazon Fire TV Stick

Requirements for using Amazon Fire TV Stick:

1. HDTV with HDMI input port

2. Wifi Internet connection of 4 MBPS or more

3. To enjoy Amazon Prime videos, you will need Amazon prime subscription

Whats in the box?

1.       Fire TV Stick

2.       Voice Remote

3.       USB cable and power adapter

4.       HDMI extender

5.       2 x AAA batteries

Offers to avail while buying Amazon Fire TV Stick:

1.       Existing Amazon Prime Members will get Rs. 499 back as Amazon Pay balance

2.       100 GB Data Free from Airtel – on Airtel broadband and 4G home Wi-Fi devices 240 GB Data

3.       Free For YOU Broadband Customers with Fire TV Stick

4.       Eros Now – Free 3 months of Premium Subscription

5.       Gaana streaming will be ad free on Fire TV in India for the first 6 months from launch date

Amazon Fire Stick TV is an amazing product with great benefits. 86% of the people are extremely happy with the device. Amazon’s brand name, customer service and return policy will definitely generate lot of sales for this device.

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