Device Specifications (Amazon Fire TV)

This page lists the media, device, and technical specifications for all Amazon Fire TV devices as well as supported technologies. For details on Fire TV device naming conventions, see Naming Conventions for Fire TV Devices.

Media Specifications (Amazon Fire TV, Gen 3)
Type Codec MIME type Details
Video H.265 (HEVC) video/hevc Hardware accelerated up to 3840x2160p (4K) @ 60fps, 35 Mbps, Main 10 Profile Level 5.0, Color space 8-bit and 10-bit input with HDR10 support in rendering pipelines
H.264 video/avc Hardware accelerated up to 4Kp @ 30fps or 1080p @ 60fps, 20 Mbps, High Profile up to Level 4.1
H.263 video/3gpp Not supported
VP8 video/webm Not supported
VP9 video/webm Hardware accelerated up to 4K@60fps (including skip frames), Profile 2 with HDR10 support in rendering pipelines
MPEG-4 video/mp4v-es Not supported
Audio Dolby Atmos (EC3_JOC) audio/eac3 Up to 48kHz, 8 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
AC3 (Dolby Digital) audio/ac3 Up to 48kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
eAC3 (Dolby Digital Plus) audio/eac3 Up to 48kHz, 8 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
AAC-LC audio/mp4a-latm Up to 48kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
HE-AACv1 (AAC+) audio/mp4a-latm Up to 48kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
HE-AACv2 (enhanced AAC+) audio/mp4a-latm Up to 48kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
FLAC audio/flac Up to 48kHz, 2 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit (no dither for 24 bit)
MIDI N/A MIDI (Type 0 and 1), DLS (Version 1 and 2), XMF, and Mobile XMF. Ringtone formats RTTTL/RTX, OTA, and iMelody
MP3 audio/mp3 Up to 48kHz, 2 channels in DSP (16-bit and 24-bit) and software (16-bit)
PCM/Wave N/A Up to 96kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
Vorbis audio/vorbis Ogg (.ogg)
Matroska (.mkv)
AMR-NB audio/amr-web
AMR-WB audio/3gpp
DRM Widevine Level 1
PlayReady version 3.0 only
PlayReady supports only encrypted video, not audio. If you need to play content with both encrypted audio and video, contact us for specific customization details and steps. Other DRM details depend on the media player you choose to implement.
Image JPEG N/A Base and progressive
GIF N/A
PNG N/A
BMP N/A
Device and Technical Specifications (Amazon Fire TV, Gen 3)
Device Element Details
Screen resolution (px) and Refresh rate (Hz) 3840 x 2160 (2160p / 4K) - 60Hz
1920 x 1080 (1080p) - 60Hz
1280 x 720 (720p) - 60Hz
HDCP 2.2
Density (dp) 640 (2160p)
320 (1080p)
213 (720p)
Density Identifier xxxhdpi (2160p)
xhdpi (1080p)
tvdpi (720p)
Storage 8GB internal
Memory 2GB
System on Chip (SoC) Platform Amlogic S905Z
CPU Quad core ARM Cortex-A53 CPU up to 1.5GHz
GPU Mali-450 MP3
Networking: Wifi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac; 2x2 MIMO
(2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz dual band)
Networking: Ethernet 10/100Mbs
Bluetooth BT 4.2 + LE
Supported profiles
Ports HDMI output, Micro USB 2.0 for power only
Expandable Storage None
Device OS/Platform software Fire OS 6 — Based on Android 7.1 (API level 25)
Location services No
Front-facing camera No
Microphone No
Multi-touch No
Accelerometer No
Compass No
Gyroscope No
Light sensor No
Proximity sensor No
android.os.Build.MANUFACTURER Amazon
android.os.Build.MODEL AFTN (Targets Fire TV Gen 3 only)
AFT* (Targets all Fire TV devices)
See Identify Fire TV Devices for details.
OpenGL Properties and Limits (Amazon Fire TV, Gen 3)
Item Details
Max OpenGL Version OpenGL ES 2.0
GPU Mali-450 MP3
MAX_TEXTURE_SIZE 4096
MAX_CUBE_MAP_TEXTURE_SIZE 4096
MAX_RENDERBUFFER_SIZE 4096
MAX_VERTEX_TEXTURE_IMAGE_UNITS 0
MAX_TEXTURE_IMAGE_UNITS 8
MAX_COMBINED_TEXTURE_IMAGE_UNITS 8
MAX_VERTEX_UNIFORM_VECTORS 256
MAX_FRAGMENT_UNIFORM_VECTORS 256
MAX_VERTEX_ATTRIBS 16
MAX_VARYING_VECTORS 12
MAX_VIEWPORT_DIMS 4096 x 4096
Media Specifications (Fire TV Edition)
Type Codec MIME type Details
Video H.265 (HEVC) video/hevc Hardware accelerated up to 3840x2160p (4K) @ 60fps. Main/Main10 profiles, High Tier, Level 5.1. DRC within 16msec.
H.264 video/avc Hardware accelerated up to 3840x2160p (4K) @ 60fps. Main/High Profiles with Level up to 5.1. DRC within 16 msec. Secure and unsecure playback
H.263 video/3gpp Hardware accelerated up to 1080p @ 60fps, 40 Mbps, non-secure
VP8 video/webm Hardware accelerated up to 1080p @ 30fps, Profile 0
VP9 video/webm Hardware accelerated up to 3840x2160p (4K) @ 60fps, Profile 0,2, Widevine only
MPEG-4 video/mp4v-es Up to 1080p @ 30fps, 20 Mbps, Advanced Simple Profile Level 5, non-secure
Audio Dolby Atmos (EC3_JOC) audio/eac3 Not supported
AC3 (Dolby Digital) audio/ac3 Up to 48kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
eAC3 (Dolby Digital Plus) audio/eac3 Up to 48kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
AAC-LC audio/mp4a-latm Up to 48kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit
HE-AACv1 (AAC+) audio/mp4a-latm Up to 48kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit
HE-AACv2 (enhanced AAC+) audio/mp4a-latm Up to 48kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit
FLAC audio/flac Up to 48kHz, 2 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit (no dither for 24 bit)
MIDI N/A MIDI (Type 0 and 1), DLS (Version 1 and 2), XMF, and Mobile XMF. Ringtone formats RTTTL/RTX, OTA, and iMelody
MP3 audio/mp3 Up to 48kHz, 16-bit and 24-bit
PCM/Wave N/A Up to 96kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
Vorbis audio/vorbis Ogg (.ogg)
Matroska (.mkv)
AMR-NB audio/amr-web
AMR-WB audio/3gpp
DRM Widevine Level 1
PlayReady version 2.5 only
PlayReady supports only encrypted video, not audio. If you need to play content with both encrypted audio and video, contact us for specific customization details and steps. Other DRM details depend on the media player you choose to implement.
Image JPEG N/A Base and progressive
GIF N/A
PNG N/A
BMP N/A
Device and Technical Specifications (Fire TV Edition)
Device Element Details
Screen resolution (px) and Refresh rate (Hz) 3840 x 2160 (2160p / 4K) - 60Hz
1920 x 1080 (1080p) - 60Hz
1280 x 720 (720p) - 60Hz
HDCP 2.2
Density (dp) 2160p = 104 (43"), 89 (50"), 81 (55"), 68 (65")
1080p = 52 (43"), 45 (50"), 41 (55"), 34 (65")
720p = 35 (43"), 30 (50"), 27 (55"), 23 (65")
Density Identifier xxxhdpi (2160p) 
xhdpi (1080p)
tvdpi (720p)
Storage 16GB
RAM 3 GB
System on Chip (SoC) Platform MStar-T1 938 (MSDUAV16B-A-008T)
CPU Dual CA72 + Dual CA53 up to 1.1Ghz. 64-bit
GPU Mali-T820-MP3
Networking: Wifi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac; 2x2 MIMO
(2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz dual band)
Networking: Ethernet 10/100Mbs
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.1
Supported profiles
(Note: Other Fire TV remote controllers will either be inoperable or only partially functional with Fire TV Edition.)
Ports USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 (both type A)
Expandable Storage SD available up to 128GB. microSD cards can be supported through an adapter.
Device OS/Platform software Fire OS 5 — Based on Android 5.0 (API Level 22)
Location services No
Front-facing camera No
Microphone No
Multi-touch No
Accelerometer No
Compass No
Gyroscope No
Light sensor No
Proximity sensor No
android.os.Build.MANUFACTURER Amazon. See Identifying Amazon Fire TV Devices for more details.
android.os.Build.MODEL AFTRS (Fire TV Edition only)
AFT* (all Fire TV devices)
OpenGL Properties and Limits (Fire TV Edition)
Item Details
Max OpenGL Version OpenGL ES 3.2
GPU Mali-T820-MP3
MAX_TEXTURE_SIZE 8192
MAX_CUBE_MAP_TEXTURE_SIZE 4096
MAX_RENDERBUFFER_SIZE 8192
MAX_VERTEX_TEXTURE_IMAGE_UNITS 16
MAX_TEXTURE_IMAGE_UNITS 16
MAX_COMBINED_TEXTURE_IMAGE_UNITS 96
MAX_VERTEX_UNIFORM_VECTORS 1024
MAX_FRAGMENT_UNIFORM_VECTORS 1024
MAX_VERTEX_ATTRIBS 16
MAX_VARYING_VECTORS 15
MAX_VIEWPORT_DIMS 8192 x 8192

For TV dimensions (e.g., 43", 50"), weights (e.g., 20lbs, 28lbs), stand details, and mounts, see the Comparison Chart and Tech Specs on the Fire TV Edition page on Amazon.com.

Media Specifications (Fire TV Stick, Gen 2)
Type Codec MIME type Details
Video H.265 (HEVC) video/hevc Hardware accelerated up to 1080p @ 30fps, 25 Mbps, Main Profile Level 4.0, Color space 8-bit support
H.264 video/avc Hardware accelerated up to 1080p @ 30fps or 720p @ 60fps, 20 Mbps, High Profile up to Level 4
H.263 video/3gpp Hardware accelerated up to WVGA (800x400) @ 30fps, 6 Mbps, Profile 0 Level 70
VP8 video/webm Not supported
VP9 video/webm Not supported
MPEG-4 video/mp4v-es Decodes at 30fps, 20 Mbps, Advanced Simple Profile Level 5
Audio Dolby Atmos (EC3_JOC) audio/eac3 Not supported
AC3 (Dolby Digital) audio/ac3 Up to 48kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
eAC3 (Dolby Digital Plus) audio/eac3 Up to 48kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
AAC-LC audio/mp4a-latm Up to 96kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
HE-AACv1 (AAC+) audio/mp4a-latm Up to 96kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
HE-AACv2 (enhanced AAC+) audio/mp4a-latm Up to 96kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
FLAC audio/flac Up to 48kHz, 2 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit (no dither for 24 bit)
MIDI N/A MIDI (Type 0 and 1), DLS (Version 1 and 2), XMF, and Mobile XMF. Ringtone formats RTTTL/RTX, OTA, and iMelody
MP3 audio/mp3 Up to 48kHz, 2 channels in DSP (16-bit and 24-bit) and software (16-bit)
PCM/Wave N/A Up to 96kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
Vorbis audio/vorbis Ogg (.ogg)
Matroska (.mkv)
AMR-NB audio/amr-web
AMR-WB audio/3gpp
DRM Widevine Level 1
PlayReady version 2.5 only
PlayReady supports only encrypted video, not audio. If you need to play content with both encrypted audio and video, contact us for specific customization details and steps. Other DRM details depend on the media player you choose to implement.
Image JPEG N/A Base and progressive
GIF N/A
PNG N/A
BMP N/A
Device and Technical Specifications (Fire TV Stick, Gen 2)
Device Element Details
Screen resolution (px) and Refresh rate (Hz) 1920 x 1080 (1080p) - 60Hz
1280 x 720 (720p) - 60Hz
HDCP 1.4
Density (dp) 320 (1080p)
213 (720p)
Density Identifier xhdpi (1080p)
tvdpi (720p)
Storage 8 GB internal
Memory 1GB
System on Chip (SoC) Platform Mediatek 8127D
CPU Quad-core ARM 1.3 GHz. 32-bit.
GPU Mali-450 MP4
Networking: WiFi Dual-band, dual-antenna Wi-Fi supports 2x2 MIMO 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Networking: Ethernet No
Bluetooth BT 4.1 (no LE)
Supported profiles
Ports HDMI output, Micro USB 2.0 for power only
Expandable Storage No
Device OS/Platform software Fire OS 5 — Based on Android 5.0 (API Level 22)
Location services No
Front-facing camera No
Microphone No
Multi-touch No
Accelerometer No
Compass No
Gyroscope No
Light sensor No
Proximity sensor No
android.os.Build.MANUFACTURER Amazon
android.os.Build.MODEL AFTT (Fire TV Stick Gen 2 only)
AFT* (all Fire TV devices)
See Identify Fire TV Devices for details.
OpenGL Properties and Limits (Fire TV Stick, Gen 2)
Property Details
Max OpenGL Version OpenGL ES 2.0
GPU Mali-450 MP4
GPU Mali-450 MP4
MAX_TEXTURE_SIZE 4096
MAX_CUBE_MAP_TEXTURE_SIZE 4096
MAX_RENDERBUFFER_SIZE 4096
MAX_VERTEX_TEXTURE_IMAGE_UNITS 0
MAX_TEXTURE_IMAGE_UNITS 8
MAX_COMBINED_TEXTURE_IMAGE_UNITS 8
MAX_VERTEX_UNIFORM_VECTORS 256
MAX_FRAGMENT_UNIFORM_VECTORS 256
MAX_VERTEX_ATTRIBS 16
MAX_VARYING_VECTORS 12
MAX_VIEWPORT_DIMS 4096 x 4096
Media Specifications (Amazon Fire TV, Gen 2)
Type Codec MIME type Details
Video H.265 (HEVC) video/hevc Hardware accelerated up to 3840x2160p (4K) @ 30fps, 25 Mbps, Main 10 Profile Level 5.0, Color space 8-bit and 10-bit input but just 8-bit output
H.264 video/avc Hardware accelerated up to 1080p @ 30fps or 720p @ 60fps, 20 Mbps, High Profile up to Level 4
H.263 video/3gpp Hardware accelerated up to WVGA (800x400) @ 30fps, 6 Mbps, Profile 0 Level 70
VP8 video/webm Hardware accelerated, Profile 0
VP9 video/webm Hardware accelerated up to Youtube 4K, Profile 0
MPEG-4 video/mp4v-es Up to 1080p @ 30fps, 20 Mbps, Advanced Simple Profile Level 5
Audio Dolby Atmos (EC3_JOC) audio/eac3 Not supported
AC3 (Dolby Digital) audio/ac3 Up to 48kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
eAC3 (Dolby Digital Plus) audio/eac3 Up to 48kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
AAC-LC audio/mp4a-latm Up to 96kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
HE-AACv1 (AAC+) audio/mp4a-latm Up to 96kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
HE-AACv2 (enhanced AAC+) audio/mp4a-latm Up to 96kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
FLAC audio/flac Up to 48kHz, 2 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit (no dither for 24 bit)
MIDI N/A MIDI (Type 0 and 1), DLS (Version 1 and 2), XMF, and Mobile XMF. Ringtone formats RTTTL/RTX, OTA, and iMelody
MP3 audio/mp3 Up to 48kHz, 2 channels in DSP (16-bit and 24-bit) and software (16-bit)
PCM/Wave N/A Up to 96kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
Vorbis audio/vorbis Ogg (.ogg)
Matroska (.mkv)
AMR-NB audio/amr-web
AMR-WB audio/3gpp
DRM Widevine Level 1
PlayReady version 2.5 only
PlayReady supports only encrypted video, not audio. If you need to play content with both encrypted audio and video, contact us for specific customization details and steps. Other DRM details depend on the media player you choose to implement.
Image JPEG N/A Base and progressive
GIF N/A
PNG N/A
BMP N/A
Device and Technical Specifications (Amazon Fire TV, Gen 2)
Device Element Details
Screen resolution (px) and Refresh rate (Hz) 3840 x 2160 (2160p / 4K) - 30Hz
1920 x 1080 (1080p) - 60Hz
1280 x 720 (720p) - 60Hz
HDCP 2.2
Density (dp) 640 (2160p)
320 (1080p)
213 (720p)
Density Identifier xxxhdpi (2160p)
xhdpi (1080p)
tvdpi (720p)
Storage 8GB
Memory 2GB
System on Chip (SoC) Platform MediaTek 8173C
CPU Quad Core (dual core ARM Cortex A72 up to 2 GHz, dual core ARM Cortex A53 up to 1.573 Ghz). 64-bit.
GPU PowerVR Rogue GX6250
Networking: WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac; 2x2 MIMO
(2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz dual band)
Networking: Ethernet 10/100Mbs
Bluetooth BT 4.1 + LE
Supported profiles
Ports DC Jack, HDMI output, 10/100 Ethernet, microSD slot, USB 2.0 Type A
Expandable Storage MicroSD up to 128GB
Device OS/Platform software Fire OS 5 — Based on Android 5.0 (API Level 22)
Location services No
Front-facing camera No
Microphone No
Multi-touch No
Accelerometer No
Compass No
Gyroscope No
Light sensor No
Proximity sensor No
android.os.Build.MANUFACTURER Amazon.
android.os.Build.MODEL AFTS (Amazon Fire TV Gen 2 only)
AFT* (all Fire TV devices)
See Identify Fire TV Devices for details.
OpenGL Properties and Limits (Amazon Fire TV, Gen 2)
Item Details
Max OpenGL Version OpenGL ES 3.0
GPU PowerVR Rogue GX6250
MAX_TEXTURE_SIZE 8192
MAX_CUBE_MAP_TEXTURE_SIZE 8192
MAX_RENDERBUFFER_SIZE 8192
MAX_VERTEX_TEXTURE_IMAGE_UNITS 16
MAX_TEXTURE_IMAGE_UNITS 16
MAX_COMBINED_TEXTURE_IMAGE_UNITS 48
MAX_VERTEX_UNIFORM_VECTORS 256
MAX_FRAGMENT_UNIFORM_VECTORS 224
MAX_VERTEX_ATTRIBS 16
MAX_VARYING_VECTORS 15
MAX_VIEWPORT_DIMS 8192 x 8192
Media Specifications (Fire TV Stick, Gen 1)
Type Codec MIME type Details
Video H.265 (HEVC) video/hevc Not supported
H.264 video/avc Hardware accelerated up to 1080p @ 30fps or 720p @ 60fps, 20 Mbps, High Profile up to Level 4
H.263 video/3gpp Hardware accelerated up to WVGA (800x400) @ 30fps, 6 Mbps, Profile 0 Level 70
VP8 video/webm Not supported
VP9 video/webm Not supported
MPEG-4 video/mp4v-es Up to 1080p @ 30fps, 20 Mbps, Advanced Simple Profile Level 5
Audio Dolby Atmos (EC3_JOC) audio/eac3 Not supported
AC3 (Dolby Digital) audio/ac3 Up to 48kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
eAC3 (Dolby Digital Plus) audio/eac3, audio/ec3 Up to 48kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
AAC-LC audio/mp4a-latm Up to 96kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
HE-AACv1 (AAC+) audio/mp4a-latm Up to 96kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
HE-AACv2 (enhanced AAC+) audio/mp4a-latm Up to 96kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
FLAC audio/flac Up to 48kHz, 2 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit (no dither for 24 bit)
MIDI N/A MIDI (Type 0 and 1), DLS (Version 1 and 2), XMF, and Mobile XMF. Ringtone formats RTTTL/RTX, OTA, and iMelody
MP3 audio/mp3 Up to 48kHz, 2 channels in DSP (16-bit and 24-bit) and software (16-bit)
PCM/Wave N/A Up to 96kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
Vorbis audio/vorbis Ogg (.ogg)
Matroska (.mkv)
AMR-NB audio/amr-web
AMR-WB audio/3gpp
DRM Widevine Level 3
PlayReady version 2.5 only
PlayReady supports only encrypted video, not audio. If you need to play content with both encrypted audio and video, contact us for specific customization details and steps. Other DRM details depend on the media player you choose to implement.
Image JPEG N/A Base and progressive
GIF N/A
PNG N/A
BMP N/A
Device and Technical Specifications (Fire TV Stick, Gen 1)
Device Elements Details
Screen resolution (px) and Refresh rate (Hz) 1920 x 1080 (1080p) - 60Hz
1280 x 720 (720p) - 60Hz
HDCP 1.4
Density (dp) 320 (1080p)
213 (720p)
Density Identifier xhdpi (1080p)
tvdpi (720p)
Storage 8GB
Memory 1GB (512MB system, 512MB video)
System on Chip (SoC) Platform Broadcom Capri 28155
CPU Dual Core ARM Cortex A9 up to 1 GHz. 32-bit.
GPU Broadcom VideoCore IV GPU/VPU (Capri VC4)
Networking: WiFi 802.11 b/g/n; 2x2 MIMO
(2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz dual band)
Networking: Ethernet No
Bluetooth BT 3.0
Supported profiles
Ports HDMI output, Micro USB 2.0 for power only
Expandable Storage No
Device OS/Platform software Fire OS 5 — Based on Android 5.0 (API Level 22)
Location services No
Front-facing camera No
Microphone No
Multi-touch No
Accelerometer No
Compass No
Gyroscope No
Light sensor No
Proximity sensor No
android.os.Build.MANUFACTURER Amazon
android.os.Build.MODEL AFTM (Fire TV Stick Gen 1 only)
AFT* (all Fire TV devices)
See Identify Fire TV Devices for details.
OpenGL Properties and Limits (Fire TV Stick, Gen 1)
Property Details
Max OpenGL Version OpenGL ES 2.0
GPU Broadcom VideoCore IV GPU/VPU (Capri VC4)
MAX_TEXTURE_SIZE 2048
MAX_CUBE_MAP_TEXTURE_SIZE 2048
MAX_RENDERBUFFER_SIZE 2048
MAX_VERTEX_TEXTURE_IMAGE_UNITS 8
MAX_TEXTURE_IMAGE_UNITS 8
MAX_COMBINED_TEXTURE_IMAGE_UNITS 8
MAX_VERTEX_UNIFORM_VECTORS 300
MAX_FRAGMENT_UNIFORM_VECTORS 300
MAX_VERTEX_ATTRIBS 8
MAX_VARYING_VECTORS 8
MAX_VIEWPORT_DIMS 2048 x 2048
Media Specifications (Amazon Fire TV, Gen 1)
Type Codec MIME type Details
Video H.265 (HEVC) video/hevc Not supported
H.264 video/avc Hardware accelerated up to 1080p @ 30fps or 720p @ 60fps, 20 Mbps, High Profile up to Level 4
H.263 video/3gpp Hardware accelerated up to WVGA (800x400) @ 30fps, 6 Mbps, Profile 0 Level 70
VP8 video/webm Not supported
VP9 video/webm Not supported
MPEG-4 video/mp4v-es Up to 1080p @ 30fps, 20 Mbps, Advanced Simple Profile Level 5
Audio Dolby Atmos (EC3_JOC) audio/eac3 Not supported
AC3 (Dolby Digital) audio/ac3 Up to 48kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
eAC3 (Dolby Digital Plus) audio/eac3 Up to 48kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
AAC-LC audio/mp4a-latm Up to 96kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
HE-AACv1 (AAC+) audio/mp4a-latm Up to 96kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
HE-AACv2 (enhanced AAC+) audio/mp4a-latm Up to 96kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
FLAC audio/flac Up to 48kHz, 2 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit (no dither for 24 bit)
MIDI N/A MIDI (Type 0 and 1), DLS (Version 1 and 2), XMF, and Mobile XMF. Ringtone formats RTTTL/RTX, OTA, and iMelody
MP3 audio/mp3 Up to 48kHz, 2 channels in DSP (16-bit and 24-bit) and software (16-bit)
PCM/Wave N/A Up to 96kHz, 6 channels, 16-bit and 24-bit
Vorbis audio/vorbis Ogg (.ogg)
Matroska (.mkv)
AMR-NB audio/amr-web
AMR-WB audio/3gpp
DRM Widevine Level 3
PlayReady version 2.5 only
PlayReady supports only encrypted video, not audio. If you need to play content with both encrypted audio and video, contact us for specific customization details and steps. Other DRM details depend on the media player you choose to implement.
Image JPEG N/A Base and progressive
GIF N/A
PNG N/A
BMP N/A
Device and Technical Specifications (Amazon Fire TV, Gen 1)
Device Element Details
Screen resolution (px) and Refresh rate (Hz) 1920 x 1080 (1080p) - 60Hz
1280 x 720 (720p) - 60Hz
HDCP 1.4
Density (dp) 320 (1080p)
213 (720p)
Density Identifier xhdpi (1080p)
tvdpi (720p)
Storage 8GB
RAM 2GB
System on Chip (SoC) Platform Qualcomm Snapdragon 8064
CPU Quad Core Qualcomm Krait 300 up to 1.7 GHz. 32-bit.
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 320
Networking: WiFi 802.11 b/g/n; 2x2 MIMO
(2.4 GHz & 5.0 GHz dual band)
Networking: Ethernet 10/100Mbs
Bluetooth BT 3.0
Supported profiles
Ports USB 2.0 Type A (Accessories and storage)
Expandable Storage USB up to 128GB
Device OS/Platform software Fire OS 5 — Based on Android 5.0 (API Level 22)
Location services No
Front-facing camera No
Microphone No
Multi-touch No
Accelerometer No
Compass No
Gyroscope No
Light sensor No
Proximity sensor No
android.os.Build.MANUFACTURER Amazon
android.os.Build.MODEL AFTB (Amazon Fire TV Gen 1 only)
AFT* (all Fire TV devices)
See Identify Fire TV Devices for details.
OpenGL Properties and Limits (Amazon Fire TV, Gen 1)
Property Details
OpenGL Version OpenGL ES 3.0
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 320
MAX_TEXTURE_SIZE 4096
MAX_CUBE_MAP_TEXTURE_SIZE 4096
MAX_RENDERBUFFER_SIZE 4096
MAX_VERTEX_TEXTURE_IMAGE_UNITS 16
MAX_TEXTURE_IMAGE_UNITS 16
MAX_COMBINED_TEXTURE_IMAGE_UNITS 32
MAX_VERTEX_UNIFORM_VECTORS 256
MAX_FRAGMENT_UNIFORM_VECTORS 224
MAX_VERTEX_ATTRIBS 16
MAX_VARYING_VECTORS 16
MAX_VIEWPORT_DIMS 4096 x 4096

All Amazon Fire TV Devices

Remotes and Game Controllers

Controller Input Device Name
Amazon Fire TV Remote
Alexa Voice Remote (all models)
"Amazon Fire TV Remote"
Amazon Fire Game Controller
Amazon Fire TV Game Controller
"Amazon Fire Game Controller"

Technology Support for Amazon Fire TV

Supported technologies are the same for all Amazon Fire TV devices.

Technology Notes
Miracast Supported on Fire TV (Gen 1, 2) and Fire TV Stick (Gen 1, 2). Not supported on Fire TV Edition or Fire TV (Gen 3).
DIAL Supported. Apps for Fire TV require changes to your app’s Android manifest to be discoverable. See DIAL integration.
Web Browsing/external links No web browser is available. Use Android WebView.
Amazon In-App Purchasing Supported. Use the latest version of the App Tester.
Amazon Mobile Associates Not supported
Amazon GameCircle Supported. Use version 2.1 or higher
Login with Amazon Supported
Amazon Maps Not supported
Amazon Device Messaging Supported for push messages
Amazon Mobile Ads Not supported

Device Release Dates

Device Release Date
Amazon Fire TV (Gen 3) October 2017
Fire TV Edition May 2017
Fire TV Stick (Gen 2) September 2016
Amazon Fire TV (Gen 2) December 2015
Fire TV Stick (Gen 1) November 2014
Amazon Fire TV (Gen 1) April 2014