Starting today, customers in the US will begin to receive the new Element Electronics 4K Ultra HD Smart TV – Amazon Fire TV Edition, available for order on Amazon.com, starting at $449.99.
Amazon Fire TV Edition elevates the smart TV experience by integrating Fire TV software directly into a new range of 4K smart TVs, combining true-to-life 4K Ultra HD picture quality with a streamlined smart TV experience that offers customers access to live over-the-air (OTA) TV broadcasts and streaming content through one intuitive user interface.
For the first time on Fire TV, customers can now enjoy live OTA programming. When connected to an HD antenna, Fire TV Edition allows customers to access live television programming, watch their favorite broadcast channels, and find content to watch with an easy-to-use channel guide for viewing live TV programming schedules. With the Fire TV experience built in, Fire TV Edition customers in the US also have access to a great selection of more than 15,000 channels, apps, games, and Alexa skills – including over 300,000 TV episodes and movies.
New Element Electronics smart TVs – Fire TV Edition also the first smart TVs to feature Alexa. Using the included Voice Remote with Alexa, customers can use their voice to launch apps, control smart home devices, search for movies, TV episodes and local programming, switch device inputs and more.
Amazon Fire TV Edition features
Here are some of the great hardware features in the new Element Electronics TVs:
- Screen Sizes: 43-, 50-, 55-, and 65-inch
- Resolution: 3840 x 2160 (4K UHD)
- Refresh Rate: 60Hz (Native) / 120Hz (Effective)
- Processor: Quad-core CPU/GPU Chipset
- Memory: 3GB memory, 16GB internal storage, expandable with USB/SD card
- Streaming Resolution: Streaming resolution at 4K Ultra HD (2160p), 1080p, 720p up to 60fps
- Warranty: One year limited warranty provided by the manufacturer
- Other Features: Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth (4.1); 4 HDMI, Component/Composite; Optical SPDIF Out
Developing for Fire TV
If you are already developing for Fire TV, your apps should automatically work on the new Amazon Fire TV Edition television. Other development tools are also available, such as System X-Ray, which provides streamlined intelligence on app behavior and performance during testing.
If you haven’t submitted your app yet, we offer detailed documentation to help guide you through the publishing process. You can also learn more about the frameworks that will help you get started, with our Introduction Guide to Amazon Fire TV Development Frameworks.