What are the best media players for Plex?

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    #1NVIDIA SHIELD TV

    NVIDIA SHIELD TV

    NVIDIA SHIELD TV is a home theatre entertainment that sports a 4K HDR picture quality. It's compatible with Dolby ATMOS and DTS-X surround sound systems. The device can access various media streaming sites like Netflix.

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    $139.99- Was $179.99 (22% off)

    Teresa Roberts
    Written on October 5, 2018
    "IMO NVIDIA SHIELD TV is the best device to watch Plex because it has a beefy hardware that can handle any streams and even features a direct play. "
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    #2Apple TV

    Apple TV

    Apple TV is a TV box offered by Apple. It sports a 1080p high-definition (HD) picture quality and a Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 surround sound. The Apple TV 4K has an A8 chip and a voice search capability.

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    Jeffrey Wells
    Written on October 5, 2018
    "i read that Apple TV is the top contender as the best Plex player since it is capable of 4k. The only downside though is that it is pricey but i was willing to spend money so i bought it anyway. An yes i can really say that this is the best player for Plex"
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    #3Amazon Fire TV

    Amazon Fire TV
    Amazon Fire TV is a streaming device which includes 4K Ultra HD and HDR support, as well as Alexa Voice Remote. It has a huge selection of TV and movies and can be your option to watch Netflix, Prime Instant Video, Hulu Plus, and more. 
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    $69.99

    Bryan Hopkins
    Written on October 5, 2018
    "Already got the Amazon Fire TV and i just recently discovered about Plex. i didn't know that this is one of the options to watch Plex. I just tried to watch Plex here without knowing that it is possible. Indeed you will have a good viewing experience with this. "
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    #4Roku 4

    Roku 4
    Roku 4 is a 4K streaming media player which will give you access to more than 2,500 streaming channels such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and more in high quality. It includes a remote control and a headphone connection. 



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    Virginia Jones
    Written on October 5, 2018
    "Ever since the release of Roku 4 i have been using it to watch on-demand video streaming services that i am subscribed. I didnt expect that i can watch Plex through this or i mean connect Plex here. "
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    #5Google Chromecast

    Google Chromecast

    Google Chromecast is a device made by Google that can stream various media content to your television. This supports devices with Android versions not later than 4.1 or iOS 7.0 and up.

    Electronics

    $35

    Albert Scott
    Written on October 5, 2018
    "Who would have thought that Chromecast can serve to cast Plex to my TV from a compatible mobile device? Isn't that amazing eh?"
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    #6Xbox One S

    Xbox One S

    The Xbox One S is a video game console developed and marketed by Microsoft and has over 1,300 games, built-in 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and 4K video streaming. With 500GB storage plus get a free select game and 1-month Xbox Game Pass trial.

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    Ajay Kapur
    Written on October 5, 2018
    "For a gamer like me i really appreciate that the Xbox One S is another good option to watch Plex although let's be honest certain Plex client apps require payment but the Xbox One app is free eh. And indeed it is fairly pricey but if you already have one then use it eh. "
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    #7PlayStation 4 Pro

    PlayStation 4 Pro

    The Sony PlayStation 4 Pro is a handheld gaming console that has HDR technology that allows you to enjoy playing games in a 4k HDTV resolution.  It is equipped with 1TB storage size and 8GB memory.

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    Rogelio Vega
    Written on October 5, 2018
    "I honestly think that PlayStation 4 is an awesome Plex player but just like the Xbox One it is costly for Plex. But the Plex client is free to download on the PS4. "
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    #8Roku Premiere+

    Roku Premiere+

    Roku Premiere+ is a streaming device which gives you a 4K Ultra HD viewing experience, which includes a voice remote with TV power and volume buttons. You can also access more than 3,400 paid and free channels here. 

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    Amber Walsh
    Written on October 5, 2018
    "In my family we own most of the devices includes on this list of solutions but so far Roku Premiere+ is the most user-friendly and for me the best TV box for Plex devices for an average user like me. "

Summary

Best What are the best media players for Plex
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1NVIDIA SHIELD TVElectronics 20 Paid
2Apple TVElectronics 10 Paid
3Amazon Fire TVElectronics 6 Paid
4Roku 4Electronics 3 Paid
5Google ChromecastElectronics 3 Paid
6Xbox One S Electronics 2 Paid
7PlayStation 4 ProElectronics 1 Paid
8Roku Premiere+Electronics 1 Paid
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