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20-02-2019, 18:57   #31
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Is there much difference between the 4k model and regular aside from the screen resolution?

I had the older model, sold it and bought newer


Now I did update my brothers older one recently and it was sssslllllllooooowwwww but then he had it in kids room and god know it was fired everywhere......
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20-02-2019, 19:02   #32
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Is there much difference between the 4k model and regular aside from the screen resolution?
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20-02-2019, 19:22   #33
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If Amazon won't switch your account region, you can just sideload the standalone Android version of the PrimeVideo app. I tried it a while ago and it worked with Prime Video Ireland.

I'd definitely recommend the 4k stick over the second gen model. It's much more powerful and even if you don't need it now it's better be future-proofed against future Amazon firmware updates.
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21-02-2019, 08:55   #34
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Is there much difference between the 4k model and regular aside from the screen resolution?
I have both (but do not have a 4K TV).
In addition to the better spec mentioned already:
The 4K remote control can turn your TV and sound bar on and off directly and has a volume control which is very convenient and is something you will use all the time.
It also has more options in the Settings - in particular you can adjust/scale the size of the picture on the 4K which is something I needed for one (10 year old) TV

Even if you don't use Amazon Prime they (regular and 4K) are great for Netflix, fully legal Kodi etc etc etc

You wont go wrong with either the regular or 4K, both are bargains IMHO
For the small amount of extra money I would go 4K

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I believe the 4K is more powerful and has better WiFi, so probably worth the extra tenner.
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21-02-2019, 15:31   #36
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Yip, I have both versions
Its faster, better wifi , definitely worth the extra money
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I'll get one alright . Don't want it for prime, will side load. Shame they won't just deliver the 4k to Ireland directly
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Well argos selling the none 4k one is only recent.
So I'd say the 4k one will be available in Ireland soon
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Would buying one on the german amazon website work here? I have a sister who lives over there and is coming back next week.
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yeah that would work no problem
You would get an EU plug instead of uk one thats all
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22-02-2019, 12:26   #41
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Amazon Echo Dot and Fire Stick (Non 4k) bundle for £49.99.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07L56N6SP/ref=fs_bunTLD
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