Amazon’s new console goes on sale and isn’t a console, instead it is the Amazon Fire TV which is available now.
The set top box runs on Android, has a quad-core processor, dedicated GPU and 2GB of memory and is retailing for $99.
- Your partner in Prime—The best way to enjoy unlimited access to over 40,000 Prime Instant Videos on your HDTV, including Amazon exclusives like Downton Abbey and Justified
- Massive selection—Over 200,000 TV episodes and movies, millions of songs, and over a hundred games
- Voice search that actually works—Simply say the name of what you want to watch and start enjoying in seconds. Show me
- Tiny box, huge specs—Fast quad-core processor, 2 GB of memory, dedicated GPU, plus 1080p HD video and Dolby Digital Plus surround sound
- Easy to set up and use—Pre-registered to your Amazon account so you can enjoy favorite titles and personalized recommendations
- Instant streaming—Exclusive new feature ASAP predicts what movies and TV episodes you’ll want to watch and buffers them for playback before you hit play
- Perfect for parents—Amazon FreeTime lets you easily limit screen time and create personalized profiles just for kids (coming soon)
- Great for gaming, too—Play blockbuster titles like Minecraft-Pocket Edition, The Walking Dead, and Monsters University, plus free games and Amazon exclusives. Paid games start from just 99 cents
You can buy the Amazon Fire TV or read more about it over on the Amazon Fire TV Product Page
The game controller is an addon and is also on sale here – Amazon Fire TV Game Controller