As I revealed final week Amazon Australia has launched a free software program replace in order that Echo Present 15 sensible shows now have Fireplace TV performance, including many new apps to the 15.6″ display playback functionality and the flexibility to make use of an elective bodily distant.
I’ve been utilizing the replace for twenty-four hours. These are some images and feedback in regards to the expertise so what to anticipate.
Fireplace TV apps on the Echo Present 15 may be accessed by way of the swipe down menu or by urgent the little Fireplace TV button within the high proper hand nook when the gadget is biking via climate, images and so on.
There are much more streaming choices like STAN, Youtube and Disney+ in addition to all of the free to air TV catchup apps (ABC, 7, 9, 10 and SBS) however the Foxtel manufacturers like Kayo and BINGE are nonetheless lacking (similar to on the Fireplace TV sticks/Dice).
There’s a brand new on display distant you should utilize as soon as a streaming app is open however navigation is rather a lot simpler with the Alexa Voice Distant third Gen (pictured) or the Alexa Voice Distant Professional.
As soon as a streaming app is open it really works and appears precisely the identical as on a TV with Fireplace TV stick/Dice hooked up.
That makes the Echo Present 15 with Alexa Voice Distant third Gen bundle an ideal finish of 12 months Christmas purchase for both your self or a member of the family who’d like a 15.6 inch touchscreen sensible show for the kitchen or eating room, that has a number of streaming apps accessible whether or not you need to watch information, leisure or the rest.