Amazon launches Fire TV Stick Basic Edition in over 100 countries

November 7th, 2017   decode   Android 7.1

Amazon has launched a new version of the Fire TV Stick for the global market, called the Fire TV Stick Basic Edition. This media streaming player will be available in over a 100 countries worldwide where Amazon launched its Amazon Prime Video service last year.

The “new” Basic Edition is essentially the second generation Fire TV Stick but without the Alexa functionality, as many of these 100 countries do not have Alexa. The remote it comes with lacks the microphone and the Alexa button.

While that is fine, the device is strangely also available in the US, which does have Alexa….

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