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Amazon Now Has Plenty of Fire TVs, and May Let You Try One for Free

Last month: Sold out! Now: Please take one for a month!

Jason Del Rey
Peter Kafka covers media and technology, and their intersection, at Vox. Many of his stories can be found in his Kafka on Media newsletter, and he also hosts the Recode Media podcast.

Remember when Amazon sold out of its Fire TV boxes, just a few days after introducing them?

Now they have more. And perhaps they have a few extra: Amazon is telling some of its customers that they can try the $99 set-top box for free for a month.

Here’s the pitch my colleague Jason Del Rey, who covers Amazon and is also an Amazon Prime member, received via email this morning:

And here’s the fine print:

What’s that? You’re not sure what you would watch on your Fire TV box? Well, Amazon is happy to remind you — it may even send you an ink-on-paper letter, via the mail, telling you about the videos that Prime members can watch.

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