The first surprise of this Amazon Devices Event 2020 is not really one, the product existing for more than two years, but the news will not fail to delight French users ofAlexa : the Fire TV Cube is available in France !!!
After Basic, then its 1080p version and the excellent Fire TV Stick 4K, here is the ultimate streaming box with Alexa integrated finally completes the Fire TV range. Products whose growing success in France is proof that there is still a market for this type of device at a time when televisions are, for the most part, natively connected. So let's see what this device can offer us that is different ...
Fire TV Cube: the streaming box ofAmazon
Le Fire TV Cube is a kind of hybrid, a real mashup Fire TV Stick 4K andAmazon Echo. Indeed, in addition to the features already present on the brand's streaming keys, it brings a new dimension to voice control being fully autonomous. No need to associate a pregnant Amazon Echo to your streaming stick, Fire TV Cube takes care of everything. Obviously, this is not the only contribution of this small cube which is above all a racing animal ...
With a hexacore processor powerful (Quad Core up to 2.2GHz + Dual Core at 1.9GHz), GPU ARM Mali G52-MP2 at 800 MHz and 2 GB of RAM (DDR4-2400), the Fire TV Cube is far away the most powerful of the range. Features that allow it to offer an experience Dolby Vision et 4K Ultra HD up to 60 frames / second, as well as a 7.1 surround sound compatible Dolby Digital Plus and therefore Dolby Atmos. Boarding no less than 8 multidirectional microphones, it also offers 16 GB internal storage allowing you to play your favorite contents in a plethora of formats. All this in a small, almost cubic format of only 7.6 x 8.6 x 8.6 cm.
"No need to associate a speaker Amazon Echo to your streaming stick, Fire TV Cube takes care of everything. " The Alexians
|Product||Fire TV Cube - Gen 2 (2019)|
|Android version||Android Level 28 (Android 9)|
|Fire OS version||Fire OS 7|
|CPU||Hexa-core (Quad-core at 2.2GHz + Dual-core at 1.9GHz)|
|GPU||ARM Mali G52-MP2 (3EE), 800MHz|
|RAM memory)||2GB DDR4-2400Mbps|
|Resolution||UHD 2160p @ 60fps 10-bit|
Digital Rights Management
High dynamic range
|Max OpenGL version
Open Graphics Library - 2D and 3D graphics rendering
|OpenGL ES 3.2|
|Wi-Fi||802.11 a / b / g / n / ac; 2 × 2 MIMO
(2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz dual band)
|Ethernet||10 / 100 Mbps|
|Storage||16 GB internal|
(cast with Fire HD tablet)
|Voice control Alexa control
||Native (hands-free and micro buttons on the remote control|
Fire TV Cube: unlimited entertainment thanks to Alexa
Thanks to voice commandsAlexa, which you can now spend without having to press the button on your remote control, Fire TV opens up a vast catalog of services, ranging from Prime Video à Netflix, Via Disney +, Apple TV, YouTube, Molotov.tv, Facebook Watch and soon an official version of MyCanal? In the meantime, find our MyCanal tutorial on Fire TV.
Many French-speaking television channels also have their own applications, like France Info ou BFM TV, Art ou Eurosport which allow you to view their content live or watch your favorite shows in replay. You can even access Facebook or Messenger, consult many websites using browsers such as Silk and Firefox, And much more…
More Fire TV Cube is especially made to watch television more easily than ever, replays and other video streaming services. You just have to say « Alexaspear Jack Ryan » for your TV to turn on, open Prime Video and start playing the episode where you left off. You can also say, for example, « Alexa, scroll to the right », « Alexa, go to the home menu », « Alexa, choose number one ", etc.