Both ROKU and Amazon Firestick offer voice command features via remote controls. However, there are some differences in terms of how they work and what they can do.
In terms of basic functionality, both ROKU and Amazon Firestick allow you to use voice commands to search for content, launch apps, control playback, and perform other basic tasks. However, there are some differences in terms of the specific commands and how you interact with the devices.
- ROKU’s voice command feature is activated by pressing and holding the microphone button on the remote.
- ROKU allows you to search for content across multiple channels, launch apps, and control playback using voice commands.
- ROKU also allows you to use voice commands to launch specific channels, which can be useful if you have a large number of channels installed.
- Amazon Firestick’s voice command feature is activated by pressing and holding the Alexa button on the remote.
- Amazon Firestick allows you to search for content across multiple apps, launch apps, control playback, and access other Alexa features (such as checking the weather or setting a timer) using voice commands.
- Amazon Firestick also offers the ability to control your smart home devices via voice commands.
Overall, both ROKU and Amazon Firestick offer similar voice command functionality, but Amazon Firestick’s integration with Alexa and its ability to control smart home devices gives it an advantage in terms of overall functionality.