Amazon Fire Stick 4K Max is an affordable streaming device compatible with 4K UHD, HDR, HDR10+, Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos resolution to help improve your TV viewing experience. It is said to be 40 percent more powerful than the Fire TV Stick 4K, thanks to its quad-core MediaTek MT8696 SoC that clocked at 1.8GHz and paired with IMG GE8300 GPU 8GB storage and 2GB of RAM. This Stick is Wi-Fi 6 enabled, and also support Bluetooth v5.0.
Where to Buy Amazon Fire Stick 4K Max
The Amazon Fire Stick 4K Max run Amazon’s Fire OS. It supports the live view picture-in-picture feature and comes with an updated Alexa Voice Remote which features a channel guide and app buttons, making it easier to access your favourite TV shows, movies and music.
Amazon Fire Stick 4K Max Key Features
- 4K, 1080p and 720p Streaming resolution
- 60 fps refresh rate
- Quad-core MediaTek MT8696 SoC
- IMG GE8300 GPU
- Alexa Voice Remote
- Live View Picture-in-Picture
- 8 GB internal Storage
- 2GB of RAM
- Wi-Fi 6
- Dolby Vision, HDR, HDR10+.
- Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital+ surround sound
Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max sports similar design to the Fire TV Stick 4K with the same 99 x 30 x 14mm dimensions and 48.4g weight. Its USB rectangular design has an HDMI plug on the end and a micro-USB power socket halfway up one side. There is also a subtle Amazon logo on the side to give it a premium feel.
It is made of black plastic material, hence, the portability, so it can blend perfectly with your TV. However, the stick is durable.
Thanks to the HDMI port, you can easily stream audio and video content from dozens of different apps while connected through the Wi-Fi connection.
Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max support 4K UHD resolution at max, hence, it offers increased color and contrast with more nuanced tones and a larger spectrum of light and dark shades. It can also stream Full HD (1920 x 1080), and 720p resolution content. It also support different video standards including Dolby Vision, HDR, and HDR10+ to enable a theatre-like experience.
With the resolution, this Amazon Fire TV Stick supports up to 60fps refresh rate that enables smoother motion with less blur or judder during fast-moving scenes, though some of this will come down to your television’s processing.
Furthermore, the Fire TV Stick 4K Max also supports the live view picture-in-picture feature from the Fire TV Cube. This feature allows you to add a live video feed directly from smart home cameras around your house to your TV.
Processor and Smart Features
Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max comes with a faster MediaTek MT8696 processor compare to its predecessor. According to Amazon this chipset performance has improved by 40%. While the previous model had a quad-core 1.7GHz CPU and 650MHz GPU, the new Fire TV Stick 4K Max has a quad-core 1.8GHz CPU which works at 750MHz. It is coupled with IMG GE8300 GPU and has 2GB RAM and 8GB storage.
This streaming stick run on Amazon’s Fire OS, hence, it has user-friendly interface and offers access to over 500,000 TV episodes and movies on Apple TV, Disney+, Hulu, Netflix, Sling TV, Twitch, and YouTube.
Furthermore, comes with the new Alexa voice remote (3rd gen). It is thin black with slightly rounded ends. this remote offers has shortcut button to dedicated app such as Prime Video, Netflix, Disney Plus and Hulu.
Above all, Fire TV also features Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant. The voice controls which means you can easily control your TV with your voice by pressing the microphone button on the remote and speaking into it.
Other Specs and Features
The Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max supports Dolby Atmos surround sound which means you can get more immersive audio. This speaker comes alongside the general 5.1 and 7.1 Dolby surround audio output plus HDMI Audio pass-through. It also offers the Alexa Home Theater feature for wireless pairing other Amazon smart speakers.
Furthermore, this Amazon streaming stick supports dual-band, 802.11ac Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0 for fast wireless connectivity.
Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max Price and Availability
The Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max price starts at $54.99. It is available on Amazon, BestBuy, and other reputable online stores, leading retail chains, as well as Toshiba Electronics stores in your country.
Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max is also available in Nigeria, Kenya, and Ghana.
Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max Specs
Here are a few specs of the Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max:
- Size: 99 mm x 30 mm x 14 mm
- Weight: 48.4 g
- Resolution: 2160p, 1080p and 720p up to 60 fps
- Processor: Quad-core 1.8GHz MT8696
- GPU: IMG GE9215, 750MHz
- Storage: 8 GB internal
- Wi-Fi: Dual-band 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi 6
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0
- Voice support: Yes, with Alexa Voice Remote
- Ports: HDMI ARC output, micro USB for power only
- Audio support: Dolby Atmos, 7.1 surround sound, 2-channel stereo, and HDMI audio pass through up to 5.1.
- Display Features: HDR, Dolby Vision, HDR10+, and hybrid log gamma (HLG), 60fps
- Included in the box: Fire TV Stick 4K Max, Alexa Voice Remote (3rd Gen), USB cable and power adapter, HDMI extender cable for Fire TV Stick 4K Max, 2 AAA batteries,