Fire TV Stick Basic Edition shows just how much Amazon subsidizes the regular Fire TV Stick

Amazon released the Fire TV Stick Basic Edition a couple of days ago, making Fire TV hardware available in over 100 new countries for the first time. The Fire TV Stick Basic Edition takes the existing 2nd generation Fire TV Stick but replaces the Alexa voice remote with the non-voice remote that was included with the original 1st generation Fire TV Stick. Even though the Basic Edition package includes a cheaper remote and fewer features, at $49.99, it’s $10 more expensive than the $39.99 regular Fire TV Stick that comes with An Alexa voice remote. That shows us just how much Amazon subsidizes the regular Fire TV Stick and here’s why. Read more ›

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Amazon releases Fire TV Stick Basic Edition in over 100 countries

Amazon has just released the Fire TV Stick Basic Edition and is making it available in over 100 countries and territories. While it may look like the original 1st generation Fire TV Stick that was released 3 years ago, it is not. It’s actually identical to the current 2nd generation Fire TV Stick, but it includes the original non-voice remote instead of an Alexa voice remote. Read more ›

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