Amazon has launched new Fire TV devices and experiences in the Netherlands, including its most powerful streaming stick to date, the International Version of the Fire TV Stick 4K Max, as well as an HD streaming media device, the International Version of the Fire TV stick. Both devices offer Alexa functionality, thanks to the included Alexa Voice Remote, with dedicated power and volume buttons to control your compatible TV. In the Netherlands, the Fire TV user interface is available in Dutch and the Alexa voice experience is optimized for English only.
“With over 100 million Fire TV devices sold worldwide, we are excited to make the international versions of the Fire TV Stick 4K Max and Fire TV Stick available to customers in the Netherlands,” said Emma Gilmartin, Director of Fire TV & Tablets Europe. “Always looking for ways to improve the Fire TV experience around the world, we’re now offering customers in the Netherlands a personalized Dutch home screen experience with a streamlined menu, new favorite local apps, and Alexa in English for the first time.” . ”
Fire TV Stick 4K Max: 4K Ultra HD streaming media player with Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos and Wi-Fi 6 support – $64.99
The Fire TV Stick 4K Max International Edition features a 1.8GHz quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM, which means apps can launch quickly and navigation is smooth. It’s the first Fire TV device to offer Wi-Fi 6 support, which means smoother 4K streaming when using multiple Wi-Fi 6 devices.
The Fire TV Stick 4K Max International Edition is also the first 4K Fire TV device in the Netherlands and supports 4K UHD, HDR, and HDR10+ streaming, as well as Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos. It also offers Live View Picture-in-Picture, which allows you to monitor smart cameras without interrupting your TV viewing. The Ring Video Doorbell display appears when someone is at the door with this feature.
Fire TV Stick: Our best-selling streaming device, for fast streaming in Full HD – €39.99
With a 1.7GHz quad-core processor and up to 1080p HD streaming at 60fps with HDR compatibility, the Fire TV Stick International Edition is powerful and fast. Dual-band Wi-Fi with dual antennas supports 5GHz networks for more stable transmissions and fewer dropped connections. The Fire TV Stick also offers Dolby Atmos support for immersive audio through appropriate content and speakers.
Experience Fire TV in Dutch
Fire TV Stick 4K Max and Fire TV Stick International Edition provide the latest Fire TV experience with a custom user interface (UI) in Dutch. The device also features a simplified main menu and the ability to pin your favorite apps for quick access. Features like App Peeks let you explore content from Prime Video and Netflix in the same user interface, while Search lets you discover content based on categories like TV Shows and Movies. Through profiles, Fire TV provides a personalized experience for up to six family members, with individual content recommendations, watch history, watch lists, preferences, and more.
Alexa Voice Remote, find and play content with your voice
Alexa is available for the first time on Fire TV devices to customers in the Netherlands thanks to the included Alexa Voice Remote. The Alexa Voice Remote comes with dedicated power, volume, and mute buttons, along with the ability to find and control content via English voice commands. Just say “Alexa, open Netflix” or “Alexa, find action movies” in English to browse shows. Operate your compatible TV and AV equipment, all with one remote control.
Dedicated buttons for Netflix, Prime Video, apps, and the web make it faster to get to the content you want to watch. Prime Video provides additional audio functionality that allows customers to watch a program simply by saying “Alexa, turn on upload to Prime Video.” Navigating through the show or movie you’re watching is easy. Just say “Alexa, fast-forward,” “return,” “pause,” or “play next episode.”
With Alexa on Fire TV, customers can check their weather or calendar, and Alexa responds with visual search results. Customers can also ask Alexa to control lights, smart plugs, and other appropriate smart home devices. It is also possible to view camera images using Live View Picture-in-Picture without having to interrupt watching TV. Alexa is getting smarter, which means Alexa on Fire TV will continue to receive updates even after purchase, with new Alexa capabilities, features, and apps added regularly.
Enjoy your favorite movies and TV episodes
Fire TV gives you access to thousands of apps, Alexa skills and channels, as well as thousands of movies and TV episodes. Enjoy Netflix, Prime Video, Disney+ and local favorites like KIJK, NLZIET, Ziggo GO TV, Discovery+ and more (subscription may be required). Listen to songs, playlists, live radio stations and podcasts from services like Amazon Music, Spotify, and JUKE – subscriptions may be required.
Prices and availability
The Fire TV Stick 4K Max International Edition costs €64.99 and the Fire TV Stick International Edition costs €39.99. Both devices can be pre-ordered from today. Ships from November 17th. For more information visit amazon.nl/firetvstick4kmax employment amazon.nl/firetvstick. Some Alexa skills and features may not be available in all countries and languages, are subject to change at any time, and may require separate subscription fees. Alexa voice search is optimized for English only – searches are not available in Dutch.
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