Certified Refurbished Amazon Fire TV with Alexa Voice Remote

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Certified Refurbished Amazon Fire TV with Alexa Voice Remote

Certified Refurbished Amazon Fire TV is a tiny box that connects your HDTV to a world of online entertainment. Amazon Fire TV brings you 4K Ultra High Definition streaming capability, giving you a best-in-class television experience with true-to-life picture quality when used with compatible 4K Ultra HD TVs—something Apple TV, and Chromecast don’t support. Your 4K TV must support minimum HDCP requirements for protected content playback. Now with 75% more processing power than the previous generation Fire TV, a dedicated graphics engine, better Wi-Fi support, and 2 GB of memory. Your voice just got more powerful: not only can you search using your voice remote—now you can use Alexa, the brain behind Echo, on your Amazon Fire TV. Alexa answers questions, plays music, checks local theater times, sports scores, the weather, and more—instantly.

Apps

What's on Amazon Fire TV?

With over 7,000 apps, games, and Alexa skills, Amazon Fire TV offers all your favorite subscriptions and streaming services. Watch over 300,000 TV episodes, movies, including live TV. Kick back with sports, news, music, and games. With instant access to Netflix, Amazon Video, HBO NOW, Hulu, and more, you're sure to find something you love. Rent movies from just 99 cents. Watch live TV with Sling TV, which includes ESPN, AMC, HGTV, TNT, Food Network, ABC Family, and more. Enjoy access to Prime Video with a monthly exclusive Prime Video subscription or at no additional cost through your Amazon Prime membership. Millions of songs are available to stream on Amazon Fire TV through Pandora, Amazon Music, and iHeartRadio. Amazon Fire TV is also the easiest way to game on your HDTV. Many games are free, and paid games start from just 99 cents.

Meet Alexa

Meet Alexa

Use Alexa, the brain behind Echo, on your Amazon Fire TV. Alexa, a cloud-based voice service provides, information, answers questions, plays music, checks local theater times, sports scores, the weather, and more. Just ask using your Alexa Voice Remote.

TV the way you want it

Use your cable subscription to stream what you love on-demand through apps like HBO GO, Showtime Anytime, A&E, WatchESPN, and more. Get access to all your favorites with Fire TV - download the apps and enter your cable account information to start watching. Stream your favorite shows at the same time they're broadcast with CBS All Access, the NBA app, MLB.tv, and more. Plus watch live TV with Sling TV—which includes ESPN, AMC, ABC Family, TNT, Food Network, Cartoon Network, Disney Channel, CNN, HGTV, and A&E. Subscription fees may apply.

Even better with Prime

Thousands of movies and TV episodes, including The Americans, Justified, and Downton Abbey, are available for Prime members or Prime Video subscribers to stream instantly, at no additional cost. Access your favorite HBO shows like The Sopranos in the HBO Collection. Unlock hours of new shows created by Amazon Studios. From Bosch to the award-winning series Transparent, plus great shows for kids like Creative Galaxy, Amazon Originals showcase comedy, drama, and children's programming you can only see on Amazon. Millions of songs are available to stream on Amazon Fire TV through Pandora, Amazon Music, and iHeartRadio. Just press the microphone button on the Alexa Voice Remote and say what you'd like to hear next. Unlock even more music with Amazon Music Unlimited. Plus, watch videos from YouTube, Vevo, and Vimeo.

Tiny box. Huge specs.

Tiny box. Huge specs.

With Amazon Fire TV, you can stream movies and TV shows in 4K Ultra HD, 1080p, or 720p. With Dolby Audio, enjoy rich cinematic surround sound via HDMI (up to 7.1) in supported apps including Amazon Video, HBO GO, and Starz, with Netflix, and Plex coming soon. From the responsive interface and instant search results, to smooth gaming and ultra-fast streaming, everything about Amazon Fire TV is fast and fluid. It's all thanks to a quad-core processor with 75% more processing power than the previous generation Amazon Fire TV, a dedicated graphics engine, and 2 GB of memory. Say goodbye to buffering: you shouldn't have to wait 10 seconds for a video to buffer every time you press "Play". ASAP (Advanced Streaming and Prediction) learns what Amazon movies and shows you like and gets them ready for you to watch. The more you use Fire TV, the more accurate ASAP becomes, dynamically adapting to your viewing habits.

Easy to set up and use

Amazon Fire TV arrives pre-registered to your Amazon account and sets up in minutes. A user-friendly interface makes it easy to browse popular movies, shows, and personalized recommendations straight from your home screen. Use your voice remote to find your favorite TV shows, movies, songs, albums, and more.

All-New Fire HD 8 Tablet, 8″ HD Display, Wi-Fi, 16 GB – Includes Special Offers, Tangerine

Our Geek review of All-New Fire HD 8 Tablet, 8" HD Display, Wi-Fi, 16 GB - Includes Special Offers, Tangerine
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All-New Fire HD 8 Tablet, 8" HD Display, Wi-Fi, 16 GB - Includes Special Offers, Tangerine

All-new Fire HD 8, now with up to 12 hours of battery life, 2X the storage and 50% more RAM for faster performance – made for all day entertainment.

Engineered by Amazon

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Fast and responsive

Enjoy your entertainment with a fast 1.3 GHz quad-core processor. Fire HD 8 now delivers faster performance thanks to a 50% increase in RAM over the previous model.

Beautiful HD display

Fire HD 8 features a widescreen 1280 x 800 high-definition display with over a million pixels (189 ppi) and a bright, vivid picture.

No more worrying about storage space

Now with 2X more internal storage, Fire HD 8 comes standard with 16 GB. Expand your tablet’s storage by up to 200 GB using a microSD card, and keep photos, movies, and compatible games and apps with you.

Power when you need it

Now with up to 12 hours of mixed-use battery life, Fire HD 8 gives you the flexibility to go where the day takes you.

Capture life's moments

Fire HD 8 features a 2 MP rear-facing camera for taking photos or shooting 720p video. The front-facing VGA camera is perfect for Skype calls with friends and family.

Stands up to everyday life

Amazon engineers Fire tablets to hold up against everyday life. As measured in tumble tests, Fire HD 8 is 2X more durable than iPad Mini 4 (and costs a lot less too).

Designed for Entertainment

Designed for Entertainment

Read

Choose from millions of Kindle e-book and magazine titles. Connect with the largest online community of book lovers on Goodreads. Discover over a million titles with a Kindle Unlimited subscription. Also, listen to your favorite books with Audible.

Watch

Enjoy all your favorite movies and TV shows on Amazon Video, Netflix, HBO NOW, and more. Discover hundreds of thousands of TV episodes and movies, plus fling Amazon Video content to your TV using Second Screen.

Play

Over 300,000 apps including favorites like Facebook, Twitter, and Spotify. Plus Amazon Underground, a one-of-a-kind app store experience where over 2,000 apps, games, and even in-app items are 100% free. Play great titles like Frozen Free Fall, Angry Birds Slingshot Stella, and Sonic Dash from developers like Disney, Gameloft, Rovio Entertainment, and more.


Meet Alexa - coming soon

Introducing Fire OS 5

Alexa comes to Fire Tablets

Alexa provides quick access to the entertainment you want, including music, games, audiobooks, and more. You can also ask Alexa questions, check your calendar, get news, find sports scores, and even control your smart home. All you have to do is press and ask. Alexa will be available via a free over-the-air software update in the coming months.

One Press. Millions of Possibilities.

When connected to Wi-Fi simply press the home button for 2 seconds then ask. Alexa will respond to you and will even show visual responses to certain questions.

Everyday tasks made easier

Alexa on Fire tablets helps make the everyday easier. Just press and ask to set alarms and timers, check traffic, your calendar, to-do or shopping lists, and more.

Be Entertained

Whether you’re looking for your favorite playlist on Spotify or need a quick joke, you can ask Alexa.  Just press and ask for a song, artist or genre, and stream directly over Wi-Fi.  Alexa also provides voice control for Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn, IHeartRadio, and more.

Stay Informed

Now you can ask Alexa a question and get an immediate voice response. When you press and ask, Alexa can pull up your flash briefing, Wikipedia articles, news, sports scores, and more.

Control your smart home

Alexa works with devices such as lights, switches, thermostats, and more from WeMo, Philips Hue, SmartThings, Insteon, Nest, ecobee, and Wink. Switch on the lamp before getting out of bed, turn on the fan or change the temperature on your thermostat while reading in your favorite chair, or dim the lights from the couch to watch a movie—all voice controlled from your tablet.

Fire OS

Introducing Fire OS 5

Fire OS 5.4 - coming soon

In addition to Alexa, our next Fire OS update will also allow you to quickly access great game play directly from the Games tab with Twitch, the world’s leading social video platform and community for gamers. Fire tablet owners will also have easy access to over 65,000 recommendations from ComiXology, which provides an unrivaled library of comic books, graphic novels, manga and more.

Find the things you love easier

Fire OS is the best entertainment experience on a tablet with quick access to the things you do most. The home screen includes dedicated content pages for books, games, and apps, video, music, audiobooks, and Newsstand, making it quick to pick up right where you left off. Powered by Amazon’s recommendations engine, you can quickly browse books, movies, TV shows, music, apps, and games suggested just for you.

Apps that are actually free with Amazon Underground

Fire tablet owners have access to a one-of-a-kind app store experience where over 2,000 apps, games, and even in-app items are 100% free. Experience titles from top developers including Disney, Rovio Entertainment, Gameloft, Zeptolab, and Sega of America without ever having to pay for the app or in-app purchases.

Share content with Family Library

Family Library links your Amazon account to that of your spouse or partner so you can easily share apps, games, audiobooks, and books, and it now allows Prime members to share their Prime Video content. Access your family's content across devices—both Amazon devices and free Amazon apps for other platforms, including iOS and Android.

No more waiting

With ASAP (Advanced Streaming and Prediction), Amazon movies and TV episodes are ready for you to watch instantly. ASAP dynamically adapts to your viewing habits.

On Deck automatically downloads Prime Video (for Prime members) and the first episodes of Amazon Original Series while your device isn’t in use, ensuring that there is always something new to enjoy instantly, even when offline.

Integrated on-device tech support

Screen Sharing brings Mayday-powered customer service to Fire tablets. Simply call customer service and Amazon experts can connect to your Fire tablet to co-pilot through features by drawing on your screen, walking you through how to do something yourself, or doing it for you—whatever works best.