July 12, 2022

Amazon TV and digital signage usage

Amazon’s Fire TV platform can most commonly be found on streaming devices, but a growing number of value-for-money televisions also use it, putting content front and center. The Amazon Fire TVs are easy to use, offer access to all popular streaming apps, and the Alexa digital assistant for voice control. So not only do they make a great choice for watching movies and gaming, but it's also an excellent and affordable option for digital signage.

Amazon Fire TVs have emerged as an appealing option if you want an affordable but feature-rich Smart TV that makes great digital signs for your business with OptiSigns, as our App is available for different devices including Fire TV.  You can easily install it right from the app store on your Amazon Fire TV, turn it into a Digital Sign with OptiSigns, and manage them from anywhere with our central dashboard or mobile APP.

The Fire TVs are available from several manufacturers: Insignia, Hisense, Pioneer, Toshiba, and Amazon itself. One of the highlights of Amazon Fire TVs is the pricing, as all Fire TV models are affordably priced and mainly targeted at consumers who want bang-for-the-buck Smart TVs, they also make great Digital Signage displays for your offices and business. So if you are in the market for a value-for-money Smart TV for your business, you can't go wrong with an Amazon Fire TV.

Here are the five best Fire TVs to get you started:

1. Amazon Fire 4-Series

The Amazon Fire TV 4-Series 4K UHD smart TV comes in three different size screen models: 43-inch, 50-inch, and 55-inch all with brilliant 4K entertainment, bringing movies and shows to life with support for vivid 4K Ultra HD, HDR 10, HLG, which deliver a clearer and more vibrant picture with brighter colors compared to 1080p Full HD. It also has Fire TV Alexa Voice Remote, a feature that lets you press and ask to find favorite apps, movies, and shows, plus check the weather, sports scores, and more.

2. Amazon Fire TV Omni Series

The Omni Series comes in five different Smart TVs size screen models: 43-inch, 50-inch, 55-inch, 60-inch, and 75-inch. All with cinematic 4K entertainment with true-to-life picture quality and rich, brilliant colors with support for 4K Ultra HD, Dolby Vision, HDR 10, HLG, and Dolby Digital Plus, and control the TV hands-free with Alexa.

It also has HDR like you've never seen. Dolby Vision brings spectacular color, contrast, clarity, and brightness to your screen.

3. Insignia F50

The F50 is the best Fire TV model offered by Insignia, the in-house brand of Best Buy. It comes in 50-inch, 55-inch, and 60-inch Smart TV models with pretty hefty features, like QLED Screen (Quantum Dot technology) which produces heavily saturated and precisely defined colors, granting you vivid pictures with intense colors. It has 4K Ultra HD (2160p resolution) so it supports HDR10 4K content, movies, and TV shows at 4 times the resolution of Full HD.

And last but not least, it has Alexa voice control which lets you easily control your entertainment, search across apps, switch inputs, and more using just your voice.

4. Hisense U6HF

Hisense's 2021 lineup was known for offering incredible value for money, and its 2022 Smart TVs are no different. The Hisense U6HF, the company's first Fire TV model, is an aggressively priced 4K LCD Smart TV that features a quantum dot layer for accurate and vibrant colors. In terms of HDR, Hisense has loaded support for HDR10, HDR10+, HLG, and Dolby Vision. So you will be able to enjoy pretty much all high dynamic range content on the market. It also has Press & Ask Alexa with an included Alexa Voice Remote to manage TV power, volume, navigation, playback, and input switching.

Unfortunately, as of June 2022, the Hisense U6HF is only available in a 50-inch size but the company has promised to release a 58-inch model in the fall.

5. Toshiba M550

Toshiba has been gradually improving its Fire TV models, and its latest Smart TV, the M550, is the company's best yet. It comes in three different screen sizes: 55-inch, 65-inch, and 75-inch.

It has a 4K resolution and uses an LCD panel, and while you won't get OLED-like black levels on the tv, Toshiba has included full-array local dimming (FALD) to improve the overall contrast ratio.

Additionally, the M550 is the first Fire TV model with a native 120Hz refresh rate. But you will only get the fast refresh rate on the 65-inch and 75-inch models. It also comes with Hands-free TV with Alexa so there’s no need to use a remote just use your voice from anywhere in the room to control the TV.

As you can see Amazon Fire TVs are an excellent option to use as digital signages with OptiSigns, especially for their great quality and pricing. And with the 2022 Amazon Prime Day sales, there’s an excellent chance to score a deal on many of these TVs and have them delivered almost as fast as you buy, with Amazon fast delivery.