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Amazon Fire TV 4K (3rd gen, 2017)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 169 reviews of Amazon Fire TV 4K (3rd gen, 2017). The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and remote control. The design and price also get good comments, whereas some have doubts about the size.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Amazon Fire TV 4K (3rd gen, 2017) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by (digitaltrends.com)

Amazon Fire TV review

 

Compact and portable ; Powerful ; Affordable ; Works with Alexa ; Supports HDR

Dongle may strain HDMI ports ; No Ethernet jack ; No Dolby Vision

Amazon’s new $70 Fire TV dongle is powerful, easy to install, and adds support for HDR content. With Alexa at the helm, Amazon’s Fire TV is a more compelling streaming option than ever before.

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Expert review by : Will Greenwald (pcmag.com)

Amazon Fire TV (2017)

 

The Amazon Fire TV adds HDR10 to its already compelling 4K video support and Alexa voice assistant, making it one of the best media streamers you can buy.

Supports 4K and HDR10. Works with Amazon's Alexa voice assistant. Fast performance with solid Wi-Fi streaming. Ethernet connectivity is an option.

No support for Dolby Vision. Missing a few notable streaming services.

Bottom Line: The Amazon Fire TV adds HDR10 to its already compelling 4K video support and Alexa voice assistant, making it one of the best media streamers you can buy.

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : David Katzmaier (cnet.com)

Amazon Fire TV: Affordable Alexa-infused 4K streaming

 

If you like asking Alexa for TV shows and getting results, and you happen to have a TV with 4K and high dynamic range, the new Fire TV has your name on it.

The Amazon Fire TV serves up 4K and HDR video in a compact package for an affordable price. Its voice features are best-in-class, and Echo and Dot owners can control it hands-free with "Alexa" commands. App and game selection is superb, responses are...

The user interface pushes Amazon content too aggressively and doesn't allow customization. Fewer 4K HDR apps than Roku, and finding 4K content is more difficult.

Although Roku's 4K stick is slightly better overall, the Fire TV wins with Alexa devotees who own 4K HDR TVs.

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Nilay Patel (theverge.com)

Amazon Fire TV (2017) review: everything but the content

 

Technically none of the lights

Polished, beautiful interface ; Alexa integration is solid ; Inexpensive

Small catalog of 4K HDR movies ; Support for Atmos audio but no Atmos content ; Remote lacks volume buttons ; No Dolby Vision support

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Chris Davies (slashgear.com)

Amazon Fire TV (2017) Review: 4K HDR, Alexa, and a problem

 

Welcome to the age of 4K HDR and a brand new Amazon Fire TV (2017), complete with Alexa to hold your hand as you wade into High Dynamic Range content. Aggressively priced at $69.99, and thoroughly undercutting the latest Apple TV in the process, Amazon...

Easy to install and discreet ; Alexa support is legitimately useful ; Half the price of the new Apple TV

HDR10 not Dolby Vision ; Limited 4K HDR content available ; Remote lacks basic TV controls

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Jared Newman (techhive.com)

Amazon Fire TV (2017) review: This is a step backward, even with 4K HDR

 

The new Fire TV has cheap 4K HDR video and a lot of problems.

4K HDR streaming at a low price ; More powerful than the Fire TV Stick ; Hands-free voice controls via Alexa devices are a nice perk

No TV controls on the remote ; The interface is a bloated, ad-ridden mess ; Alexa is less helpful than other TV voice assistants

Voice search is supposed to be the Fire TV’s saving grace. Thanks to Amazon’s Alexa assistant, you can look for movies and TV shows, stream music, control smart home devices, and ask for general information such as the weather forecast. You don’t even...

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Daniel O'Keeffe , Ian Cumming, Mehdi Azzabi, Marti (rtings.com)

Element Amazon Fire TV TV

 

The Element Amazon is a decent 4k LED TV that features Amazon's Fire TV smart platform with their Alexa personal assistant. It has good contrast, but its lack of extra features, narrow viewing angles and lack of HDR support gimp its versatility. It...

High contrast gives deep and uniform blacks ; Amazon's Alexa is a powerful assistant

Picture quality degrades at an angle ; Input lag is high ; Ads are more intrusive than average

Aug, 2017

Expert review by : Marshall Honorof (tomsguide.com)

Amazon Fire TV (2017) Review: Awesome Alexa, Awkward Design

 

Amazon has been one of the most consistent streaming-player manufacturers. Every single product it's put out has been just on the cusp of greatness, but the devices have a few too many rough edges to put Amazon over the top. The newest Fire TV displays...

Tons of content ; Leverages Amazon Prime subscription ; Excellent Alexa integration

Baffling appearance ; Lackluster search ; Focus on Amazon content can be overwhelming

The Amazon All-New Fire TV is a versatile streaming box with excellent Alexa integration and a reasonable price tag, but the design is a head-scratcher.

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Amazon Fire TV 4K (2017) review

 

The latest Fire TV 4K will be pointless for some but a bargain for others...

Alexa integration ; Good 4K and HDR library ; Dolby Atmos hardware support ; Seamless operation

No access to Atmos content ; No Dolby Vision ; Amazon-heavy interface won’t have universal appeal

Alexa and affordability make a strong case for Amazon’s flagship streamer

Oct, 2017

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Amazon Fire TV (2017) review

 

Amazon teams Alexa integration with 4K HDR to rival your smart TV

Great, easy-to-accomodate design ; Well-designed interface ; Fast performance ; Sharp, bright 4K HDR images

Overlaps with smart TV functionality ; Heavy Amazon focus ; Ethernet connection costs extra

Better than its predecessor in every way, Amazon's new Fire TV is a great way to enjoy 4K HDR content with the added sparkle of Alexa integration

Oct, 2017

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