The dispute between Google and Amazon over the sector of streaming devices is red hotAlthough it must be said that Amazon’s economic arsenal makes its Fire TV Stick increasingly leaders, especially when its price collapses, as has happened this week for example.
Temporarily and for several days, the price of the Fire TV Stick (Full HD) has become 28 euros, while the 4K model has gone to practically the same, just a few cents more. They are two authentic bargains to which Google has responded: its Chromecast (HD) has dropped to 34.90 euros at Media Markt, which is actively participating in this price war.
There is a fundamental difference in favor of the Fire TV, although it should be noted that Media Markt sales are scheduled to last a few more days. That and that many people will simply prefer Google TV to Fire OS, the two operating systems in contention.
What is more than evident is that the user benefits from the dispute between Amazon and Google, and it is that it is increasingly cheaper to buy one of these devices, capable of turning a simple monitor into a Smart TV or giving it a new life. to an old 4K TV.
The benefits of the Chromecast (HD) are not bad at all. With Full HD resolution and access to an immense catalog of applications, it is the one with the best variety of software, and also with support for many additional options.
Google TV, the secret weapon to make differences
Although the Fire TV Stick has improved a lot in recent years, the problem remains that some applications are simply not officially available, as is the case with HBO Max, surely the most important absence in its app store.
The same is not true of the Chromecast, for which you cannot find any that are missing and are really missed. Also, it’s really easy to install apps in APK format, which is also possible on Fire OS, but much more complicated.
Google TV has an intuitive interface, inspired by Android and also much more flexible, something that is curious because Fire OS is also based on Android in its more Open Source aspect.
In any case, whichever you prefer, shipping is free anywhere in Spain, although in the case of Media Markt you may even be more interested in selecting free collection in physical stores.
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