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    Amazon Fire TV

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    Amazon is getting into the set-top box game with an Android-based device that launched alongside an optional game controller.

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    The Fire TV is a Android-based set-top box developed by Amazon themselves, and as such is heavily integrated into their ecosystem. While it's primarily designed for streaming media from Amazon via Wi-Fi, there's an emphasis on gaming in it's design: an optional game controller was produced and made available at purchase, and Amazon acquired Double Helix Games to be its in-house game development team, Amazon Game Studios.


    • Screen Resolutions: 720p, 1080p
    • Storage: 8GB
    • RAM: 2GB
    • System-On-A-Chip (SoC) Platform: Qualcomm Snapdragon ARMv7
    • CPU: Qualcomm Quad Core Krait 300, up to 1.7 GHz, 2MB L2 Cache (APQ8064)
    • GPU: Qualcomm Adreno 320, 400 MHz
    • Networking: Wi-Fi, Ethernet, Bluetooth 4.0
    • Software: Amazon FireOS 3.0 (Based on Android 4.2: Jelly Bean)

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