What is the Newest Amazon Fire Stick? (March 2023)
Over the last decade, media streaming has been taking the world by storm. As more and more users are cord-cutting and bundling streaming platforms, the major tech brands have all developed their own arrays of streaming devices. Amazon’s installment is the Amazon Fire Stick. They have released multiple generations of the devices already and constantly have a new version in development. So let’s take a look at what the newest Amazon Fire Stick is.
Newest Amazon Fire Stick (March 2023)
The newest Amazon Fire Stick is the Fire TV Stick 4K Max. These devices come in a few different flavors. Here are the currently active Fire Stick devices.
Fire TV Stick 4K Max (1st Gen) – Released October 2021 (Newest)
The newest Amazon Fire Stick is the Fire TV Stick 4K Max. This device was released on October 7th, 2021. The 4K Max is a powerhouse device and sits directly between the regular Fire Stick and the Fire TV Cube. It comes complete with 4K Ultra HD support, Wi-Fi 6 support, Dolby Vision, and much more.
Fire TV Stick (3rd Gen) – Released April 2021
After the 4K Max is the 3rd Generation version Fire TV Stick. This device was released on April 21st, 2021. The 3rd gen comes bundled with an Alexa Voice Remote, supports Dolby Atmos Audio, and provides up to 1080p Full HD.
Fire TV Stick Lite – Released September 2020
After the Fire TV Stick 3rd Gen is the Fire TV Stick Lite. The Stick Lite is also the cheapest out of all of the devices. The features of this device are very similar to the 3rd Gen Fire Stick, but the remote does not provide TV controls, such as power and volume.
Fire TV Cube – Released October 2019
Next down the line and the most expensive is the Fire TV Cube. The most powerful version of the Fire TV. This device provides up to 4k Ultra HD, an ethernet port for homes with spotty wifi and hands-free voice control using Alexa.
Fire TV Stick 4k – Released October 2018
Finally, the oldest Fire Stick still in production is the Fire TV Stick 4k. This device is similar to the newest TV Stick but has a 2nd generation Alexa Voice Remote and provides 4k Ultra HD. At the moment this device is the most sold TV Stick, but the 3rd generation is quickly catching up.
When will the next Fire Stick Release be?
Since the first Fire TV release in April of 2014, Amazon has been routinely developing and releasing new versions. And while there is no official word yet. Rumors are that we can look forward to another installment of the Fire TV Stick in September of 2022.