Amazon reveals its cheapest streamer: $30 Fire TV Stick Lite

Today, in an online event held exclusively for members of the press, Amazon announced a slew of new devices including a new entry-level media streamer, the $30 Fire TV Stick Lite.

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It joins a new version of the existing Fire TV Stick, which stays at $40.

Both devices can pre-ordered today and will start shipping on September 30.

Amazon claims that the Fire TV Stick Lite has more processing power in any streaming media player under $30. It runs at full-HD (1080p) but it can also handle HDR so you can still get the extra contrast and brightness that HDR offers even if you’re not watching content in 4K resolution. It’s limited to HDR 10, HDR10+, HLG formats — so no Dolby Vision.

It looks a lot like the $30 2019 model of Amazon’s Fire TV Stick, but with one big difference: The included Alexa Voice Remote

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