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  1. petermills

    petermills New Member

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    hello
    i would be greatful if somebody could tell me if amazon instant is available via the google tv box please?
     
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    It works using the web browser but movies in HD are not possible yet. I love Google TV but use a PS3 for Amazon Prime Instant Video and a PS3 or TiVo for Amazon Instant Video. Here is the Amazon FAQ on Google TV with Amazon video services.

    Amazon.com Help: Amazon Instant Video on Google TV
     
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    The same rules will apply on the new Hisense GTV box due out in November. (That is unless Amazon makes changes or comes out with a dedicated GTV app.)

    This is not a hardware issue (HD movies on Amazon w/ GTV) - rather it's something that Amazon needs to address for the GTV platform. (IMO it's not likely that Amazon will come out with a dedicated GTV app anytime soon). But they did mention that they are working on having HD movies available on Google TV - although no definitive time line was given.

    The Amazon experience should be more or less the same on all GTV devices.
     
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    Hi all.
    I use Amazon Prime on my Revue, works fine.
     
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    Playback quality is good but there are two reasons why I don't use Google TV for Amazon Instant Video, movies available in HD can only be played in SD and the PS3 has a nicely designed app that makes finding movies and keeping track of what you want to watch much easier. Before the PS3 was updated to handle Amazon video, I did use Google TV not knowing what I was missing.
     

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