Amazon announces Fire TV, game console and more; full details

Amazon has announced a set-top box/game console called Fire TV, and it is available for purchase on their site. It costs just $99, just like the Ouya and many others that boast of being able to play $1 games.

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The controller costs $39.99 and won’t be included in the main package. You also have to buy an HDMI cable separately.

Hardware:

-SOC Platform: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8064
-Processor: Qualcomm Krait 300, quad-core to 1.7 Ghz
-GPU: Qualcomm Adreno 320
-Storage: 8 GB internal
-RAM: 2 GB LPDDR2 @ 533 MHZ

Comparison chart:

amazon comparison chart

Tell us what you think in the comments section below.

 

  • Chad Burke

    What the hell do you do without a controller? Stare at it?

    • northdakota14

      it comes with a remote, but not a gaming controller

  • panicpeach

    They should have included a controller and an HDMI cable.