It’s looking like Fire OS 126.96.36.199 broke Bluetooth Controller pairing on the Fire TV 3.
This page attempts to maintain an always up to date set of benchmarks of the Fire TV and Fire Tablet products. Benchmarks include Geekbench, GFXBench, and 3DMark.
Up to date benchmarks of Fire TV and Fire Tablet products. Geekbench benchmarks, part 2 of 5.
Up to date benchmarks of Fire TV and Fire Tablet products. GFXBench benchmarks, part 3 of 5.
Up to date benchmarks of Fire TV and Fire Tablet products. 3D Mark benchmarks, part 4 of 5.
Up to date benchmarks of Fire TV and Fire Tablet products. Conclusions, part 5 of 5.
Amazon’s 3rd Generation Fire TV is a great product for some uses, but the 2nd Generation is probably still the best bet if you don’t need HDR and want to play games, while it’s still available.
I’ve created a spreadsheet of the Amazon Fire devices, specs, etc. The spreadsheet started as a merge of the various Wikipedia tables, but I merged them all together and made them align so you can see the whole Fire device portfolio in one place.
The 2016 Fire TV Stick (2nd Gen) is wildly successful for Amazon because if it’s low price and all around good performance. While it is not as capable for gaming as the Fire TV stablemates, it’s a significant step up from the e 2014 Fire TV Stick (1st Gen).
The 2015 Amazon Fire TV (2nd Gen) was an update to the 1st gen device that accomplished several goals for Amazon. Even after the release of the 2017 Amazon Fire TV (3rd Gen), this remains the most powerful Fire TV hardware, and the best choice for playing games. Obviously it’s a device refresh designed to make the … Continue reading 2015 Amazon Fire TV (2nd Gen)