New Fire TV Experience was first made available on the new Fire TV Stick and Fire TV Stick Lite at launch and Amazon announces the available of the new user interface to Fire TV Stick (3rd gen) and Fire TV Stick Lite in India. The new UI offers a personal, faster, and intuitive user experience including a simplified Main Menu, Find destination, user Profiles, and voice-first experience with Alexa, It’s also the Fire TV’s biggest experience update ever released.
Reimagined Design & Navigation: With Main Menu in the center of the screen, you can easily navigate to key destinations like Home, Live, Find, Library, Profiles etc. and discover popular content, watch trailers etc. You can also access your apps, channels and games with the ability to pin and rearrange the order of your apps so you can easily access your favorites. With supported streaming services, you can even scroll over the app icon to quickly peek at what’s inside and begin playback, or simply jump into the app itself.
Redesigned Home Screen: With redesigned home screen, you can find show and movie recommendations from subscription-based streaming services like Prime Video, Zee5, SonyLiv and Voot plus free content from ad supported apps. Content recommendations appear in the ‘Popular Movies & TV Shows’ row and will improve over time as you enjoy more shows and movies from your preferred content providers.
Improved Content Discovery with ‘Find’: With newly designed Find tab, you can filter by content like Movies or TV shows, or search recommended categories like Comedy, Action or Adventure. If you’re searching for movies or TV shows, you can also filter by content from subscription-based apps or content which is available for free.
User Profiles: You can now create up to six user profiles on Fire TV, providing a personalized experience for everyone in a household. Profiles allow each user to access their viewing history, recommendations, watch list, live TV preferences, and select settings, including accessibility features. After setting up your Alexa Voice Profile, switching Fire TV profiles is as simple as saying “Alexa, switch to my profile.”
Improved Navigation with Alexa: You can use your voice to navigate throughout the UI, just say “Alexa, go to Live” or “Alexa, go to Find.” You can also say things like “Alexa, show me action movies” or “Alexa, switch to my profile.” Coming early next year, Alexa Explore will provide a dedicated destination where you can discover popular Alexa features, view connected smart home devices, see stocks, and more.
Tune In Live: The Main Menu bar features a dedicated Live tab where you can access shows (supported by your subscribed Apps) currently on-air, or use the Channel Guide to browse for live sports, news, and TV channels.
Library: Quickly jump to your watchlist by visiting Library on the Main Menu bar.
The new Fire TV experience will be rolling out to all Fire TV Stick (3rd gen) and Fire TV Stick Lite customers over the coming weeks. Support for other Fire TV devices will be added early next year. Stay tuned with gizarena on Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates.