Customer Review

Reviewed in Canada on December 2, 2018
I wasn't sure how good this was going to work. But we needed one for my son's TV. He had a different streaming stick and it stopped working. So, when this went on sale, I thought I'd give it a go. Wow, it was the easiest thing to set up, and works like a charm.

Pro's:
- Easy to set up. Very good interface. Very user friendly.
- Great ecosystem if you are heavy into the Amazon family of products (Prime video, Photos, Kindle, etc).
- Excellent controller setup. It automatically learns what TV it's connected to (depending on the type of TV you have) and becomes a universal remote for you right off the bat. Love that feature!

Cons:
- My biggest complaint with all Amazon products is that you don't get a full Android experience. Apps like Youtube and Youtube kids are missing. You can get Youtube through the browser, but Youtube kids, which is a big one in my house, is AWOL. That's a big negative for me (docked one star in my review).
- The apps that are available are decent. Most of the games work well with the Firestick controller, but some need a game controller. The Amazon game controller is not available in Canada, so I had to buy a third party bluetooth controller.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Really impressed
By Marc on December 2, 2018
I wasn't sure how good this was going to work. But we needed one for my son's TV. He had a different streaming stick and it stopped working. So, when this went on sale, I thought I'd give it a go. Wow, it was the easiest thing to set up, and works like a charm.

Pro's:
- Easy to set up. Very good interface. Very user friendly.
- Great ecosystem if you are heavy into the Amazon family of products (Prime video, Photos, Kindle, etc).
- Excellent controller setup. It automatically learns what TV it's connected to (depending on the type of TV you have) and becomes a universal remote for you right off the bat. Love that feature!

Cons:
- My biggest complaint with all Amazon products is that you don't get a full Android experience. Apps like Youtube and Youtube kids are missing. You can get Youtube through the browser, but Youtube kids, which is a big one in my house, is AWOL. That's a big negative for me (docked one star in my review).
- The apps that are available are decent. Most of the games work well with the Firestick controller, but some need a game controller. The Amazon game controller is not available in Canada, so I had to buy a third party bluetooth controller.
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