Best Buy and Amazon today announced that they're bringing more than 10 new models of the Fire TV Edition displays — smart TVs with Amazon's Fire TV serving as the operating system.
The new displays will include 4K and HD resolutions and will be built by Insignia and Toshiba. They'll be available starting this summer.
From the press release:
"Amazon and Best Buy have a long history of working together, and today we take our partnership to a new level," said Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO. "These Fire Edition smart TVs by Insignia and Toshiba deliver beautiful visuals and all the movies and TV shows you love, with an experience that gets better every day with Alexa. We could not have a better partner in this endeavor."
"Our goal is to enrich the lives of our customers by offering them the very best products and services, whether they come to us online, visit our stores, or invite us into their home," said Hubert Joly, Best Buy chairman and CEO. "Our partnership with Amazon is exciting because we believe Fire TV Edition delivers an incredible user experience and further strengthens the growing connection between home theater, home automation and voice control."
The new displays will also include TV tuners, so you can add on an over-the-air antenna for free local content. And of course it'll have Amazon Alexa built in and available via a voice remote.
The first new Fire TV Edition displays will land from Toshiba this summer, with more to follow. They'll be available in Best Buy stores and online, and from Best Buy as a third-party seller at Amazon.com. Canada will get the new Fire TV Edition displays later this year.
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