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Best Fire TV Edition Televisions Android Central 2020

These days, just about everyone has heard of or has purchased some sort of smart streaming TV box or stick to consume Netflix, Prime Video, or HBO Max. But I would argue that the best value in streaming media is actually one of the affordable Fire TV Edition TVs. Our current favorite Fire set right now is the Insignia NS-65DF710NA21 Smart 4K UHD because it's the biggest and most attractive option available. There several other great options to choose from, however, so let's take a look at what's out right now.

Best Overall Fire TV Edition: Insignia NS-65DF710NA21 Smart 4K UHD

Insignia 65 Fire Tv EditionSource: Amazon

Insignia has really stepped up as the premiere high-end manufacturer of Amazon Fire TV Edition TVs, and this series is a gleaming example of these efforts. This set earns our top spot not only because it's packed with smarts and looks great, but it is the largest Fire TV Edition TV that you can currently buy.

This line of 4K UHD Fire TV Edition sets is available in 43, 50, and 55-inch variants as well as this big and beautiful 65-inch version, starting at affordable price points. Each feature 4K UDH resolution, DTS Studio Sound, and all are equipped with an Amazon Alexa Voice Remote so you can issue commands to the Amazon smart assistant for navigating the TV interface or calling up a particular movie, show, or app.

Really the only downsides to this line of Fire TV Edition TVs are that the screens are LED instead of OLED (which is a cost-saving measure), and some customers have reported hearing a whirring noise similar to a laptop fan coming from their TVs when left on for a while

Pros:

  • Fire TV experience built-in
  • All sizes feature 4K UHD video
  • Continuous updates
  • Affordable price points
  • Comes with Amazon Alexa Voice Remote

Cons:

  • Screens are LED, not OLED
  • Some customers have audio complaints

Best Overall Fire TV Edition

Insignia NS-65DF710NA21 Smart 4K UHD

Big and beautiful

This high-end 4K UHD Fire TV Edition TVs from Insignia is the largest Fire TV that you can currently buy.

Best Big Toshiba Fire TV Edition: Toshiba TF-55A810U21 4K UHD TV

Toshiba 55 Fire Tv EditionSource: Amazon

Another great option in the larger-sized Fire TV Edition TV space is this gem from Toshiba. Like the Insignia above, this TV can output video in glorious 4K UHD resolution with over eight million pixels for amazing clarity. If 55 inches is too big for your space, fear not. It also comes in a more manageable 43-inch version.

This smart TV comes with an Amazon Alexa Voice Remote, so you can issue commands to the Amazon smart assistant for navigating the TV interface or calling up a particular movie, show, or app. You also get the benefit of automatic software updates.

Pros:

  • Great value for a large TV
  • 4K UHD picture quality
  • Automatic software updates
  • Amazon Alexa Voice Remote

Cons:

  • No OLED models
  • Not quite as large as the largest TVs from Insignia

Best Big Toshiba Fire TV Edition

Toshiba TF-55A810U21 4K UHD TV

Outstanding entry price

This Toshiba HD Fire TV Edition set gets you large, higher-resolution TV at an even more affordable price point.

Best Small Insignia Fire TV Edition: Insignia NS-24DF310NA21 Smart HD 720p TV

Insignia 24 Fire Tv Edition 2020Source: Amazon

If you are on a tighter budget, or if you are so particular that you require a 4K UHD picture, then you might be better off just getting a 720p HD Fire TV Edition TV. As with the other TVs on this list, you get the full-featured Fire TV operating system and an Alexa Voice Remote to control your smart TV.

The familiar Fire TV experience is easy to navigate with the remote in the traditional way too, of course, and watching the latest episodes of Jack Ryan or the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is so enjoyable on that HD screen. The remote also has quick use buttons for common streaming sites like Netflix, HBO, and Hulu. This is the perfect device for a bedroom, home office, or study, and it's priced to be the ideal gift for friends and family.

Pros:

  • Amazing entry price
  • Easy-to-use Fire TV operating system
  • Smaller size fits most spaces
  • Amazon Alexa Voice Remote

Cons:

  • Not OLED
  • Remote quick use buttons may not be helpful

Best Small Insignia Fire TV Edition

Insignia NS-24DF310NA21 Smart HD 720p TV

Perfect pint-sized TV

If you are unable to pick up one of the larger 4K UHD models or just want a different alternative, you can't go wrong with this smaller set.

Best Small Toshiba Fire TV Edition: Toshiba TF-32A710U21 Smart HD TV

Toshiba 32 Fire TvSource: Amazon

If you are looking for a smart TV in the Amazon ecosystem, but either don't care about 4K UHD resolution or you just want to save a little bit of money, then this smaller HD Fire TV Edition from Toshiba is worthy of your consideration. It comes in a 32-inch size that is particularly ideal for bedrooms, apartments, or smaller spaces in general.

Even though the resolution on this set is not as high as the 4K UHD models, you still get all of the Fire TV OS goodies that you would on the higher-end TVs. You get an Amazon Alexa Voice Remote, which you can use to operate the TV, search for shows, and control your smart home devices. You also get the benefit of automatic software updates.

Pros:

  • Great value
  • Ideal for smaller spaces
  • All of the apps and services of 4K UHD versions
  • Automatic software updates
  • Amazon Alexa Voice Remote

Cons:

  • Lower resolution
  • Size tops at 32-inches

Best Small Toshiba Fire TV Edition

Toshiba TF-32A710U21 Smart HD TV

Outstanding entry price

This Toshiba HD Fire TV Edition set brings all of the smarts of the higher resolution TVs to an even more affordable price point.

Bottom line

Amazon is really hitting hard in the smart TV streaming space, and these latest Fire TV Editions from Insignia and Toshiba have raised the bar another notch. Our top choice on this list has to be the Insignia 65-inch 4k UHD Fire TV Edtion TV because it's the biggest and most beautiful Fire TV set available right now.

These Fire TV Edition TVs from Insignia and Toshiba have all of top specs you would look for in a mid-range smart TV like 4K UHD and available Dolby Vision, with the benefit of Amazon's intuitive Fire TV operating system built-in. Having Alexa available through the included voice remote is a huge bonus as well, as you can use this device like your smart home controller to monitor your Ring Doorbell, Blink cameras, or Ecobee thermostats. We also like that they come in sizes that are not absurdly large for most rooms and that they are affordably-priced for 4K smart TVs.

Whichever Fire TV set you choose, you're going to get a great viewing experience with Alexa smarts built-in at a reasonable price. Choose wisely, and start enjoying all of that great content soon with your friends and family!

Credits β€” The team that worked on this guide

Jeramy Johnson is proud to help Keep Austin Weird and loves hiking in the hill country of central Texas with a breakfast taco in each hand. When he's not writing about smart home gadgets and wearables, he's defending his relationship with his smart voice assistants to his family. You can follow him on Twitter at @jeramyutgw.

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