Last Updated: 7 Feb 2019 (Refresh Now)

Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote Streaming Media Player Previous Generation

Last Updated: 7 Feb 2019 (Refresh Now)
7.7
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
998
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
26
Spam Test
PASS
HDTV 720p
RESOLUTION
Yes
HDMI
Yes
WIFI

Review Summary - 972 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Remote
 147
working, fire stick, batteries, remote stopped working, stick
+17%
-83%
comment
" ...  Worse remote battery performance  ...  "
comment
" ...  Bought this product around 5 months back, facing problems with remote for last couple of months. ... Sometimes the remote simply does not work.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Remote stop working  ...  "
comment
" ...  Hi, it's only 5 days now we are using fire-stick, the remote control stopped working. ... Please replace the remote control and revert back as early as possible.  ...  "
comment
" ...  But unfortunately remote control of stick failed to work after some usage.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I bought Firestick in Sep 2018, since then remote battery is draining, I have almost changed 4 sets of remote battery. ... Today the remote battery almost drained and leaked all the battery and remote is not working. ... Worst firestick remote performance since i bought.  ...  "
comment
" ...  battery life for the remote is too bad .  ...  "
comment
" ...  Remote of your product is not working properly.  ...  "
Track custom deep topics?
For Brands, Sellers & Businesses
Software Platform
 126
app, fire stick, fire tv stick, chromecast, alexa
+78%
-22%
comment
" ...  This is 2nd generation fire tv stick not 1st  ...  "
comment
" ...  You can access YouTube too .  ...  "
comment
" ...  Since, I also have netflix account, I can watch both Prime and Netflix.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Smooth streaming and screen cast.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Good for streaming prime , Netflix and various apps. ... The interface could be improved  ...  "
comment
" ...  Please update latest movies  ...  "
comment
" ...  Prime Stick not detected on Laptop.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Wise it could have more apps to stream content  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 87
smart, normal, alexa, tv into smart, fire stick
+93%
-7%
comment
" ...  It is converted you normal TV to smart TV  ...  "
comment
" ...  No need to buy smart tv . ... If you buy your tv wiil be smart tv .  ...  "
comment
" ...  Nice streaming device  ...  "
comment
" ...  A must have gadget for home tv, it will make your tv smart.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Was planning to buy a smart tv but this has converted my normal led tv into a smart tv now.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This made our tv smart.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Best alternative for smart TV which cost you alot.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It was so easy to deploy the device in my plasma.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 62
stopped working, months, suddenly, month, stop working
+40%
-60%
comment
" ...  Stopped working abruptly and I can't purchase a separate remote so the fire stick is useless for me now.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Absolute worst, remote down button stopped working, not even been a month! ... But, of course they are not working!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Worked only one week .  ...  "
comment
" ...  FireTV stick remote suddenly stop working after few months .  ...  "
comment
" ...  Was continuously showing error 5505 and not showing india content.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Purchased it on 19th June 2018, it has stop working from 1st January 2019. ... Both had stop working before warrenty period expire  ...  "
comment
" ...  Not working many times  ...  "
comment
" ...  Purchases 4 months before and now it is not working.  ...  "
Apps
 48
app, youtube, remote, prime, jio
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Voice Search is accurate but has to click youtube.com app for getting search results on youtube.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Supported Famous Apps/Games: ... Intuitive interface with curated content.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Good for streaming prime , Netflix and various apps.  ...  "
comment
" ...  You can access YouTube too .  ...  "
comment
" ...  You need have Amazon Prime membership for this, you can use YouTube, JioTV and all.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has all the News Channel App and Sports App (Free, no charges required). ... It simply acts as an Android TV with Amazon's own App Store.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Best part is portability access to many apps !  ...  "
comment
" ...  you can also store offline content and play it any time .  ...  "
Marketplace
 47
prime, product, issue, delivery, discounts
+60%
-40%
comment
" ...  Thank u Amazon  ...  "
comment
" ...  very useful product created by amazon. ... Good example of Artificial intelligence used by amazon.  ...  "
comment
" ...  its really a good product.thanks amazon.  ...  "
comment
" ...  That's why Amazon Prime is a four star.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Wonderful product from amazon  ...  "
comment
" ...  Good job Amazon  ...  "
comment
" ...  always the best delivery from amazon from any other online stores.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Thanks for it.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 46
easy, easy to install, use, operate, user friendly
+98%
-2%
comment
" ...  Nicely build and good interface  ...  "
comment
" ...  Excellent product, easy to use.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Very simple to use , plug and play .  ...  "
comment
" ...  can it be set right  ...  "
comment
" ...  Easy to register.  ...  "
comment
" ...  easy to set up  ...  "
comment
" ...  Easy to connect and to use.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
Resolution
 44
fire tv stick, hd, smart, channels, 4k
+93%
-7%
comment
" ...  Just great for watching online streaming channels.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Fire TV Stick ... Fire TV has loads of channels and content free and paid that one can view.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Buy the fire tv stick and make your normal tv a smart TV dont need to spend extra bucks because you get more stuff that what is given in smart tv.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This is a product for people who have a HD TV and wish to change it to a smart TV. ... My experience with the Amazon fire TV stick is very good!!  ...  "
comment
" ...  I hope this review will help me get the resolution .  ...  "
comment
" ...  Helps truning my HD Tv to Smart TV.  ...  "
comment
" ...  We are very happy to see many programs not available on our TV channels.  ...  "
comment
" ...  My 32 inches Full LED LG TV was lying around just like that for more then a year. ... Now with the Fire TV stick the TV is being fully utilised.  ...  "
Price
 36
product, worth, price, money, waste of money
+89%
-11%
comment
" ...  Best product for less price.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I would rate this product 4 as this is best in its class.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Good performance and very useful, Value for money, must buy  ...  "
comment
" ...  Its whole new experience, worth trying.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Excellent product.value for Money.paisa vasool.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Value for money time and enjoying  ...  "
comment
" ...  But overall i will rate this product 5/5.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Complete value for money.  ...  "
Video Playback
 36
videos, youtube, watching, video, tv
+86%
-14%
comment
" ...  Good product and very useful as the entire family can now watch tv series and movies on a bigger TV screen.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Please update latest movies  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's a more than worth we are watching in HD quality movies. ... Kids can enjoy watching all kids related videos instead in mobile phone.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Specially when im watching youtube, and prime movies.  ...  "
comment
" ...  No doubt, Amazing product and a must have device for those who love to stream Movies and TV shows.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Nice, watched some movies  ...  "
comment
" ...  Amazon prime videos are delightful to watch.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Online Video streaming is very fast when i connect it to My TV.i am lovin it.  ...  "
Battery Life
 36
batteries, remote, days, drains, changing
+6%
-94%
comment
" ...  I changed battery thrice and after a week , it fails to work and goes unstable.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Batteries for the remote die in 2 -3 days.  ...  "
comment
" ...  battery life for the remote is too bad .  ...  "
comment
" ...  Cons: Very poor battery life of remote (needs replacement every month)  ...  "
comment
" ...  Battery drain is too much.  ...  "
comment
" ...  (2) BIG issue - it completely drains a new set of better within a day of usage.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Amazon forgot to put a rechargable battery. ... This thing is a battery sucker a d will last less than.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Very bad battery eating device I ever found.  ...  "
Setup
 28
easy, setup, installation, set, use
+86%
-14%
comment
" ...  Very simple to install just plug in and follow the instructions.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Firetv stick is very easy to install.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Easy to install and connects to WiFi quickly.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Set up with easy installation  ...  "
comment
" ...  Installation will only take a couple of minutes .  ...  "
comment
" ...  Setting up the account once the internet is easy and straight forward. ... You do not need an Amazon Prime account for the setup. ... Easy to setup.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Easy to connect and to use.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is so easy to install and use.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 18
tv, smart tv, mirroring, useful, streaming
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  If you have normal LeD just go for it and turned it into smart TV.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Best streaming and screen casting device  ...  "
comment
" ...  This was working fine till now but suddenly the screen went blank.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have videocon ddb 32 inches smart tv, however WiFi and screen mirroring doesn't work properly.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's great product , screen mirroring make it awesome.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Good product and very useful as the entire family can now watch tv series and movies on a bigger TV screen.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has SMART TV features like Screen Casting, YouTube, Netflix etc .  ...  "
comment
" ...  The display is superb and will make your tv smart.  ...  "
Controls
 17
control, remote, button, missing, tv
+18%
-82%
comment
" ...  Absolute worst, remote down button stopped working, not even been a month!  ...  "
comment
" ...  The only con is that there is no volume button on the remote.  ...  "
comment
" ...  No volume control on remote or in device  ...  "
comment
" ...  Missing volume control button  ...  "
comment
" ...  Cannot control TV volume and On/Off.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Dislikes: No Volume Control & power Off Button, hardware or software wise. ... Had to switch to TV remote for Volume Control & no software based Power Off button unlike in android to Shutdown Device  ...  "
comment
" ...  missing which is volume key  ...  "
comment
" ...  Would have been better if get volume buttons in remote.  ...  "
Delivery
 17
delivery, received, delivered, well, time
+82%
-18%
comment
" ...  As described nice product and speedy delivery .  ...  "
comment
" ...  Inside the box  ...  "
comment
" ...  Received the product in good condition.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It was delivered well in time and is worth the price.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Well received product and working well too.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's a good product nicely packed and I bought two  ...  "
comment
" ...  The product was delivered promptly and in perfect condition.  ...  "
comment
" ...  always the best delivery from amazon from any other online stores. ... 10 star for delivery before time.  ...  "
Network
 16
good, signal, network, connection, works
+44%
-56%
comment
" ...  The TV does not get any signal for the stick any more.  ...  "
comment
" ...  In spite of having 40mbps connection, am not able to use the product.  ...  "
comment
" ...  But unfortunately I am not able to do that, they have provided a no which is not connecting from any network.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Just a blank screen and no signal  ...  "
comment
" ...  No call centre and no service network.  ...  "
comment
" ...  On restart, wait for 2-3 minutes, it will work for 2-5 minutes and then degrade/network issues.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Poor connectivity problem at least twice in a day it hangs .  ...  "
Ports
 12
hdmi port, hdmi, connection, fire stick, usb
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  It requires HDMI extension, if you directly connect the stick in the tv without HDMI extension it will give resolution problem. ... It would be great if the manual says that the HDMI extension is mandatory to use.  ...  "
comment
" ...  didn't get detected on my TV HDMI port .  ...  "
comment
" ...  I had to order again and after receiving it they gave me damaged HDMI extender.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Fire stick does not support in sony tv,s HDMI port.its shows unsupported connection error.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Need to shuffle the hdmi ports each n every time and wait for fire stick to start.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Cons is it require power plug ! ... So its difficult sometime if we dont have near by power plug !  ...  "
comment
" ...  Connecting an external drive would need its own effort and cost.  ...  "
Wifi
 11
good, connection, connect, wi fi, password
+73%
-27%
comment
" ...  Even my wi-fi is having strong signals, the fire stick stops in the middle showing ,connection lost.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Have to forget the Wifi connection and reconnect with password .  ...  "
comment
" ...  Provided that you have a wifi router and a good internet connection.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Works well if you have a good wifi connection speed 15mbps+. ... Good to have 5ghz connection.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Easy to install and connects to WiFi quickly.  ...  "
comment
" ...  But simply tell you its same like cable if you are not using Wi-Fi regular basis so its better to go with cable, if you are using Wi-Fi everyday then its also better option.  ...  "
comment
" ...  You can provide internet via broadband WiFi or Mobile Hotspot.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Supports 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz WiFi.  ...  "
Call quality
 11
search, feature, remote, command, working
+73%
-27%
comment
" ...  Voice remote works well.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The Voice Remote is a unique feature.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Voice search is very useful.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Voice search excellent.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Good experience ,expect voice search  ...  "
comment
" ...  Most interesting part of Alexa voice remote where you can search your favourite by your voice.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The voice feature ALEXA is handy for smart voice assistant.  ...  "
comment
" ...  There hasn't been any issues since I bought and the voice command is amazing.  ...  "
Picture Quality
 10
picture, sound, excellent, amazing, product
+90%
-10%
comment
" ...  Has a HD picture.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The picture quality is amazing but you should have given a one year subscription to amazon prime at least or netflix  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's better to get a TV with better picture quality and sound.  ...  "
Returns
 10
return, refund, amazon, replace, possible
+10%
-90%
comment
" ...  I returned the item.  ...  "
comment
" ...  They will not replace or repair it for you.  ...  "
comment
" ...  And when opted for replacement goes in some weird loop of a process.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Returned as well but no response.  ...  "
comment
" ...  and no one take.responsibility to repair or replace.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I am asking Amazon for refund.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I m finding difficult to return the product.  ...  "
comment
" ...  No option of replacement as window period of 10 days is over.  ...  "
ISP
 10
connection, broadband, speed, internet connection, wifi
+60%
-40%
comment
" ...  Provided that you have a wifi router and a good internet connection.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Works slow with hotspot but it works you can use it but for better performance use modem  ...  "
comment
" ...  Need a decent speed broadband.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Good to have 5ghz connection.  ...  "
comment
" ...  2)The streaming service is also seamless and works perfect with good internet connection.  ...  "
comment
" ...  You can provide internet via broadband WiFi or Mobile Hotspot.  ...  "
Overall performance
 8
performance, fast, works, internet, high
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  I can feel the speed of eentertainment.  ...  "
comment
" ...  No lags works even in 5 mbps speed  ...  "
comment
" ...  High-speed always-on internet is essential to run this.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Fast no buffering  ...  "
comment
" ...  Streaming is perfect with excellent performance.  ...  "
comment
" ...  no need reviews just go for it very fast nd smooth comparison to o cubetek  ...  "
Internet
 8
speed, need, high, good internet speed, good
+100%
comment
" ...  High-speed always-on internet is essential to run this.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Awesome product, works great , if you have good speed internet.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Internet surfing can be enjoyed too  ...  "
comment
" ...  Nice device, no glitches if you have a high speed internet .  ...  "
comment
" ...  Very good product but need very good speed for internet  ...  "
comment
" ...  consumed internet data efficiently  ...  "
comment
" ...  And above all it need Internet connectivity. ... You can provide internet via broadband WiFi or Mobile Hotspot. ... No stuttering or hangs with good internet speed.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 7
quality, amazon, audio, prime, picture
+57%
-43%
comment
" ...  It's better to get a TV with better picture quality and sound.  ...  "
comment
" ...  You can see lots of films , listen music .  ...  "
comment
" ...  Theatre like clarity of video and audio.  ...  "
Features
 7
value for money
+86%
-14%
comment
" ...  I liked the product as it comes with a lots of useful features.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Good features and overall value for money.  ...  "
comment
" ...  As on now very happy with products and features .  ...  "
comment
" ...  Now coming to the features, it has tons of features:-  ...  "
comment
" ...  This feature is added recently.  ...  "
comment
" ...  lots of features .  ...  "
Bluetooth
 7
also, u, tv, sound, smart
+100%
comment
" ...  You can add Bluetooth speakers.  ...  "
comment
" ...  U can also connect your wireless speaker or headphone with the firestick.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Firestick has Bluetooth inbuilt in it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Device is very responsive , I have paired Bluetooth speaker (2.1) with the device, theatre like sound bcoz of Dolby sound, made my full HD TV a Smart TV.  ...  "
comment
" ...  3)Ability to connect Bluetooth devices such as any wireless headphones to not disturb others is a wonderful feature to my liking.  ...  "
Data reception
 5
internet, hotspot, wifi, tv, must
+100%
comment
" ...  Net speed is very good.  ...  "
comment
" ...  However the funny part is the content is steaming for mobile hotspot using my Airtel 4G connection.  ...  "
comment
" ...  A must by gadget if u have a speedy and unlimited internet net connection minimum 3 mb speed is must.it will convert ur ordinary lcd tv into a smart tv .  ...  "
comment
" ...  works awesome even with mobile hotspot  ...  "
comment
" ...  You can provide internet via broadband WiFi or Mobile Hotspot.  ...  "
For Kids
 4
mobile, watching, videos, apps
+100%
comment
" ...  My kids enjoying with this device and me.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Very useful for kids as they see vedios on TV rather than mobile  ...  "
comment
" ...  We were trying various apps and cartoons for kids.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Kids can enjoy watching all kids related videos instead in mobile phone.  ...  "
Capacity
 4
family, signal, good
+100%
comment
" ...  Running good with medium jio signal.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Excellent, my whole family love and enjoys it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  A must have for your living room television.  ...  "
comment
" ...  One gadget for whole family enjoyment  ...  "
Volume
 4
tv, control, sound
+25%
-75%
comment
" ...  Increasing the volume to max doesn't help.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Cannot control TV volume and On/Off.  ...  "
Power Consumption
 4
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  Very bad power management.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's consuming more power.  ...  "
Lagging
 4
open, months
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  Its restart a lot get most of time reboot hangs alot  ...  "
comment
" ...  Slow startup times.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 4
product, condition
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  Passing on a defective product and then disappearing  ...  "
comment
" ...  Received damaged product.  ...  "
Mirroring
 4
screen, tv
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  It also has a screen mirroring option so you can mirror your phone on your TV.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's great product , screen mirroring make it awesome.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Supports Phone Mirroring.  ...  "
Charging
 4
week, remote, firestick, fire stick, charges
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  The package includes a firetvstick which is a usb, a remote, a charger that is to be connected in the usb all the time while using the firestick and I also recieved two Amazon AAA battery that lasted longer (1 month) than any other brand of batteries which last only a week or so.  ...  "
comment
" ...  good product charger amphere should be increased  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has all the News Channel App and Sports App (Free, no charges required).  ...  "
Gaming
 3
game, apps
+33%
-67%
Memory
 3
memory, available, movies, fire tv stick, connecting
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  Memory is very limited. ... Also, there is not much space to download movies etc. ... Connecting an external drive would need its own effort and cost.  ...  "
Cables
 3
plug, play
+100%
comment
" ...  Excellent product running so Smooth that don't need tv cable at all  ...  "
comment
" ...  Just plug & play.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Simply plug and play kind.  ...  "
Size
 3
operate, easy
+100%
comment
" ...  Can be taken to any place like hotels etc.  ...  "
comment
" ...  i am a regular traveler so it is very useful for me.  ...  "

Review Spam Test     PASS

In order to keep our review summaries as accurate as possible, we aggressively detect fake reviews. We use various signals to detect unnatural patterns and will gradually expose them here.

Specifications

Connectivity
HDMI:  Yes 
WiFi:  Yes 
Display
Resolution:  HDTV 720p 
HDTV 720p
RESOLUTION
Yes
HDMI
Yes
WIFI