Amazon has released a lot of new products this month along with a new Fire TV.
The original Fire TV was released in April of 2014.
Amazon has added a few upgrades to the Fire TV hardware with the CPU being the biggest.
The old CPU was a 1.7 GHz Snap Dragon 600 while the new CPU is a Dual Core1.989 GHz Cortex A72, A53.
The faster CPU along with dual cores will definitely improve the performance of the Fire TV.
The new 802.11ac protocol that works in the 5 GHz range has been added to the new Fire TV.
This is good news for those who want the fast WiFi speeds 802.11ac can provide.
The old 2.4 GHz wireless-N can still be used as it is backward compatible.
They have also included Amazons voice assistant Alexa, 4K Ultra HD video streaming, and a new gaming controller.