Fire TV Cube, (3rd gen) Smart speedy, Your Ultimate Streaming Media Player & Smart Home Hub
Introducing the 3rd Gen Fire TV Cube – Your Smart and Speedy Ultimate Streaming Media Player & Smart Home Hub. Enjoy lightning-fast performance as you seamlessly navigate through a world of entertainment.
With built-in Alexa, control your compatible TV, soundbar, and receivers with just your voice, even from across the room. Dive into true-to-life 4K visuals with support for Dolby Vision and HDR, while immersing yourself in cinematic audio with Dolby Atmos.
Plus, easily manage your smart home devices and access a vast library of movies, TV episodes, and music. The Fire TV Cube (3rd Gen) brings you everything you need for an unparalleled streaming and smart home experience
Amazon Fire TV Cube 3rd Generation Review
The Amazon Fire TV Cube 3rd Generation is the latest iteration of Amazon’s innovative streaming media player and smart home hub. Packed with advanced features and improved performance, it promises to deliver an unmatched entertainment experience.
In this review, we will delve into the key aspects of the Fire TV Cube 3rd Generation to see how it stacks up against its predecessors and the competition.
Design and Build:
The Fire TV Cube 3rd Generation maintains a sleek and compact design, blending seamlessly with any home entertainment setup. Its unobtrusive form factor houses powerful hardware, including an octa-core processor, ensuring smooth and fast navigation through menus and apps.
Performance and Streaming Quality:
With the Fire TV Cube 3rd Generation, users can expect lightning-fast performance and ultra-smooth 4K streaming capabilities.
The device supports Dolby Vision and HDR, delivering vivid colors and exceptional contrast for a truly cinematic viewing experience. Additionally, its compatibility with Dolby Atmos ensures immersive and high-quality audio output.
Hands-Free Alexa Integration:
One of the standout features of the Fire TV Cube 3rd Generation is its hands-free Alexa integration. Equipped with far-field voice recognition, users can control their entertainment and smart home devices using natural language from across the room.
The built-in microphones pick up voice commands accurately, making it a convenient and intuitive way to interact with the device.
Smart Home Hub Capabilities:
As a smart home hub, the Fire TV Cube 3rd Generation allows users to manage a wide range of compatible smart home devices directly from the screen.
From controlling smart lights to viewing live feeds from security cameras, it offers a comprehensive smart home control experience.
Privacy and Security:
Amazon has prioritized privacy and security with the Fire TV Cube 3rd Generation. The device includes a physical off button that electronically disconnects the microphones, ensuring users can have peace of mind when it comes to their privacy.
User Interface and App Selection:
The Fire TV Cube 3rd Generation comes with an intuitive and user-friendly interface, making it easy to navigate and discover new content.
It offers a vast selection of apps and streaming services, including popular platforms like Netflix, Prime Video, Disney+, and more, providing users with endless entertainment options.
The Amazon Fire TV Cube 3rd Generation is a true powerhouse, combining cutting-edge streaming capabilities with the convenience of hands-free Alexa integration and smart home hub functionalities.
Its top-notch performance, 4K streaming, and Dolby support make it an ideal choice for avid entertainment enthusiasts. Whether you’re streaming your favorite shows or controlling smart devices, the Fire TV Cube 3rd Generation promises a remarkable and seamless experience.
About This Item: Amazon Fire TV Cube
- Introducing our fastest-ever streaming media player: Experience lightning-fast app starts with the cutting-edge octa-core processor, delivering a remarkable 2X increase in power compared to the Fire TV Stick 4K Max.
- Enjoy hands-free Alexa with built-in microphones and speakers. Effortlessly control your compatible TV, soundbar, and receivers using just your voice, from anywhere in the room.
- Effortlessly switch between your entertainment options – Connect compatible devices and seamlessly transition from streaming to your cable box, game console, or webcam with ease.
- Experience a captivating picture quality – Immerse yourself in true-to-life, cinematic 4K visuals with support for Dolby Vision, HDR, and Dolby Atmos audio, delivering a show-stopping entertainment experience.
- Explore boundless entertainment – Access over 1 million movies and TV episodes, featuring favorites from Netflix, Prime Video, Disney+, Peacock, and many more, and enjoy millions of songs. Note that subscription fees may apply.
- Crafted with your privacy in mind – Engineered with robust privacy protections and controls, featuring an electronic off button that disconnects the microphones for added peace of mind.
- Take control of your smart home from the screen – Utilize Alexa to initiate video calls, check the weather, view live feeds from your Ring cameras, and access even more smart home features.
Specifications: Amazon Fire TV Cube
Product Name: Fire TV Cube
Verson: 3th Gen
Resolution: 2160p, 1080p and 720p up to 60 fps
Operating System: Fire OS
Technical details: Amazon Fire TV Cube
Size: 3.38” x 3.38” x 2.99” (86 mm x 86 mm x 77 mm)
Weight: 513g (1.13 lbs)
Processor: Octa-core 4x 2.2GHz 4x 2.0GHz
Storage: 16 GB internal
Memory: 2 GB internal
Tri-band Wi-Fi 6E support, compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax networks.
For Wi-Fi 6E support, the Fire TV Cube must connect to the 6 GHz band of a Wi-Fi 6E network using WPA3 encryption.
Bluetooth 5.0 + LE for seamless pairing with compatible Bluetooth speakers, headphones, video game controllers, and more.
Enjoy both far-field and near-field voice support for intuitive and hands-free control.
Voice control compatibility:
Control a wide range of IR-enabled devices, including TVs, soundbars, cable and satellite boxes, and A/V receivers, using voice commands.
Benefit from free cloud storage for digital content purchased from Amazon, ensuring convenient access to your favorite media.
Convenient connectivity options include HDMI 2.1 Input and Output, IR Extender, Power, USB-A 2.0, and Ethernet port 10/100Mbps.
Immerse yourself in captivating audio with support for Dolby Atmos, 7.1 surround sound, 2-channel stereo, and HDMI audio pass-through up to 5.1.
To enjoy movies and TV shows in stunning 4K Ultra HD, pair the Fire TV Cube with a compatible 4K Ultra HD TV.
Please note that while most services offer 4K/HDR content, availability may vary and may require separate subscriptions.
Content formats supported:
Video Formats: Dolby Vision, HDR10, HDR10+, HLG, H.265, H.264, VP9, AV1.
AAC-LC, AC3, eAC3 (Dolby Digital Plus), FLAC, MP3, PCM/Wave, Vorbis, Dolby Atmos (EC3_JOC), Dolby MAT, Dolby TrueHD passthrough, DTS passthrough, DTS-HD passthrough (basic profile).
Photo Formats: JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP.
Output/Input resolution supported: 2160p, 1080p and 720p up to 60 fps
Experience high-definition television at its best with the Fire TV Cube. To get started, all you need is a high-speed HDMI input on your TV, a high-speed internet connection via Wi-Fi or the built-in Ethernet port, and a power outlet. The Fire TV Cube is compatible with various TV, sound, and cable equipment for easy control through infrared or voice commands.
For optimal performance and reliable device control, make sure to use a high-speed HDMI cable rated at 18Gbps or higher, and connect it to a 4K TV with a high-speed HDMI connector for 4K viewing.
To take advantage of Wi-Fi 6E support, ensure you have a Wi-Fi 6E router in your setup. Additionally, the HDMI 2.1 standard includes Auto-Low Latency Mode, enhancing your viewing experience even further.
With the Fire TV Cube, immerse yourself in stunning high-definition content, and enjoy seamless control and connectivity, all designed to elevate your entertainment to the next level.
Warranty and Service:
The Fire TV Cube comes with a 1-year limited warranty and service included. For U.S. customers, there is an option to purchase an extended warranty separately, offering 2-year and 3-year coverage. Please review the terms and conditions for the use of Fire TV, which can be found on our website.
Please note that certain apps and services on Fire TV are subject to change or withdrawal at any time. Availability may vary based on regions, languages, and could require separate subscriptions.
The Fire TV Cube is designed with various accessibility features to cater to different user needs. The VoiceView screen reader enables access to most Fire TV features for users who are blind or visually impaired. The Screen Magnifier allows viewers to zoom in and out, as well as pan across the screen. For ease of reading, the Text Banner consolidates onscreen text into a customizable compact banner. Closed captioning is available for videos and TV shows, and Audio Description provides verbal descriptions of onscreen actions, expressions, and scene changes. It’s essential to note that captions and audio descriptions may not be available for all content.
For private listening, the Fire TV Cube (2nd and 3rd Gen) supports audio streaming for select compatible Bluetooth hearing aids and devices. Additionally, users can enjoy a personal listening experience by connecting compatible Bluetooth headphones. Learn more about accessibility features for Fire TV on our website.
Included in the Box:
The Fire TV Cube (3rd Gen) package includes the Fire TV Alexa Voice Remote, a power adapter, 2 AAA batteries, and a Quick Start Guide. Please note that HDMI, IR extender, and Ethernet cables are sold separately.
Software Security Updates:
Rest assured that your device will receive guaranteed software security updates for at least four years after its last availability for purchase as a new unit on our websites. For more details on these software security updates, you can find additional information on our website. If you already own a Fire TV, you can visit “Manage Your Content and Devices” for specific information related to your device.