Amazon Fire TV Stick is a $39 streaming stick set to take on Google's Chromecast

The world of streaming media is going to get just a little more crowded now that Amazon is announcing its Fire TV Stick.

The Fire TV Stick will feature twice the memory of the Google Chromecast with 1GB of RAM, a dual-core processor, dual-antenna (MIMO) Wi-Fi, 8GB of storage, and a number of exclusive features like ASAP, which allows for instant streaming and the inclusion of both a physical remote control and the option to use your phone as a remote that offers voice search.

The Fire TV Stick includes a number of popular video and music services, which includes Netflix, Amazon Prime Instant Video, Hulu Plus, Pandora, Spotify and more. Those who own a Fire tablet or Fire phone will be able to fling their movies and TV shows to their Fire TV Stick as well as the ability to mirror your device’s screen onto your display. You’ll also be able to play games with the Fire TV Stick.

The Fire TV Stickl will be available starting today for $39, and for the next two days, Amazon Prime members will be able to pick up the device for just $19.

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