Amazon Fire TV Cube is available in France

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

Information

Product Fire TV Cube - Gen 2 (2019)
Android version Android Level 28 (Android 9)
Fire OS version Fire OS 7
Processor (SoC) S922X
CPU Hexa-core (Quad-core at 2.2GHz + Dual-core at 1.9GHz)
Binary application
Interface (ABI)
32-bit
GPU ARM Mali G52-MP2 (3EE), 800MHz
RAM memory) 2GB DDR4-2400Mbps
Resolution UHD 2160p @ 60fps 10-bit
Audio Codecs
  • Dolby Atmos (EC3_JOC) up to 48kHz, 8 channels, 16-bit
  • AC3 (Dolby Digital) up to 48kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit
  • eAC3 (Dolby Digital Plus) up to 48kHz, 8 channels, 16-bit
  • AAC Profile (AAC LC) up to 8 channels from 8 kHz to 48 kHz.
  • MPEG-4 HE AAC Profile (AAC +) up to 8 channels from 8 kHz to 48 kHz.
  • MPEG-4 HE AACv2 Profile (enhanced AAC +) up to 8 channels from 8 kHz to 48 kHz.
  • AAC ELD (enhanced low delay AAC) up to 8 channels of 48 kHz.
  • FLAC  up to 48kHz, 2 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
  • MIDI. MIDI (Type 0 and 1), DLS (Version 1 and 2), XMF, and Mobile XMF. Ringtone formats RTTTL / RTX, OTA, and iMelody.
  • MP3 up to 48kHz, 2 DSP channels (16-bit and 24-bit) and software (16-bit).
  • Vorbis. Ogg (.ogg), Matroska (.mkv).
  • PCM / Wave up to 96kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit.
  • AMR-NB
  • opus up to 8 channels from 8 kHz to 48 kHz.
Video Codecs
  • H.265 (HEVC). up to 2160p (4K) @ 60fps Main Profile Level 5.1
  • H.264. up to 2160p @ 30fps or 1080p @ 60fps, 20 Mbps, High Profile Level 4 max
  • H263. up to 1080p @ 30fps, 6 Mbps, Profile 0 Level 70
  • VP8. up to 1080p 30fps. Baseline profile, non-secure
  • VP9. up to 2160p @ 60fps (with limitations)
  • MPEG-2. up to 1080p @ 60fps
  • MPEG-4. up to 1080p @ 60fps 10-bit
DRM
Digital Rights Management
  • Widevine L1 v11
  • PlayReady 3.3
HDR
High dynamic range
  • HDR10
  • HLG
  • HDR10 +
  • Dolby Vision
Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0
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
Miracast
(cast with Fire HD tablet)
Supported
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.

The streaming box Amazon Fire TV Cube is available now on Amazon.fr at the rate of 119.99 €!

 

Fascinated by Alexa since the day I received it in beta test, I gradually became passionate about the subject, before deciding to go further by creating a site with Jean-Christophe. An activity that allows me to quench my thirst for new technologies and share my discoveries about the nicest of communities: Les Alexiens.