What are the best video streaming devices for TV?

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    #1Roku Ultra

    Roku Ultra

    The Roku Ultra is a streaming player being offered by Roku. It is capable of streaming media content from HD up to 4K Ultra HD at 60 frames per second (FPS). Roku Ultra also features a quad-core processor.

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    Louis Bell
    Written on March 13, 2018
    "The Roku Ultra is really the best of all of the add on boxes that isn't a HTPC. The Ultra's added ethernet is greatly appreciated, it makes streaming 4k content to the player much better than relying on wireless."
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    #2NVIDIA 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)

    Rebecca Hart
    Written on March 18, 2018
    "Nvidia Shield Media Player works great on tv's. You can stream anything you want on the comfort of your television."
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    #3Roku Premiere

    Roku Premiere

    Roku Premiere is a 4K UHD Streaming Media Player offered by Roku. It can access up to 450,000 movies and TV shows from the major streaming platforms. This Roku device also sports a quad-core processor.

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    Miguel Ángel Saldaña
    Written on March 21, 2018
    "This is one of the best known and liked steaming devices on the market. It is a great price for the sort of features and size that it offers. This is one of the top choices I would pick or recommend when searching for this sort of product. There are cheaper options, which is the only caveat to this particular unit."
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    #4Amazon Fire TV Stick

    Amazon Fire TV Stick

    Amazon Fire TV Stick is a device which you can plug into your HDTV and start streaming in minutes. This includes the Alexa Voice Remote to find the best way to watch across more than 190 channels and apps. 

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    $24.99- Was $39.99 (38% off)

    Adam Carr
    Written on March 6, 2018
    "I love this device. Not only does it have the capabilities to stream the programs I want, but the Alexa feature makes it really easy to use as well. The price is reasonable too. I think that this is something that makes watching and looking for movies and tv shows easier."
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    #5Apple TV 4K

    Apple TV 4K
    Apple TV 4K is a TV box offered by Apple. It is capable of delivering Ultra HD High Dynamic Range (HDR10) picture quality and a Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 surround sound. The Apple TV 4K has an A10X Fusion chip and a lightning charging port.

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    Kathryn Foster
    Written on March 6, 2018
    "I gave this a try for a good solid month and to be honest i don't get what all the hype was about. it's over priced and you really don't get anything special a CPV could offer. Gonna pass on this next month."
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    #6Roku Streaming Stick Plus

    Roku Streaming Stick Plus

    The Roku Streaming Stick Plus streams 4K and HDR video from various streaming platforms, unlike the standard streaming stick from Roku that only streams in HD. This device is also voice-control enabled for volume and TV power control.

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    Juan Schultz
    Written on March 11, 2018
    "To be honest I can't say I'm a fan of Roku. I decided to give it a try after a friend recommended it, but just ended up going back to my Apple TV. The interface is clunky and not many services support Roku."
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    #7DOLAMEE Android TV Box

    DOLAMEE Android TV Box
    With the Android TV Box from DOLAMEE, users can download apps from Google Play—not just for streaming but for internet browsing and gaming as well. It can seamlessly stream 4K video, thanks to its penta-core GPU.
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    Leonardo Flores
    Written on March 14, 2018
    "The DOLAMEE Android TV Box has been a great addition to my home. I have been able to play all of my favorite games from Google Play on my television with improved performance and visuals. I also use the device to browse the internet when I do not feel like going to my desktop. The device is easy to setup to use and I every week I invite my friends over to watch a movie on it."
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    #8SkyStream Two

    SkyStream Two
    The SkyStream Two streaming media player runs on Android 7.1.2. Streaming apps for videos and audio can be downloaded from the Play Store. The media player can stream 4K videos without a hitch, thanks to its octa-core processor.
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    Ben Lee
    Written on March 6, 2018
    "If you want a video streaming device, i recommend SkyStream. It is very easy to set up and you will be streaming movies on your TV in no time."
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    #9GooBang Doo STK14051857

    GooBang Doo STK14051857
    The GooBang Doo X-III TV box runs on Android 7.1 and comes with a mini keyboard with an operating distance of 20 meters. It supports HDR and 4K Ultra HD, with Airplay capabilities to mirror smartphone and tablet screens to the TV.
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    Margaret Ross
    Written on March 9, 2018
    "I feel like this is a pretty good solution. I like that the TV Box uses an android operating system because I am familiar with this type of OS. The keyboard is convenient and the fact that I can connect my smartphone to watch movies with it is a nice feature."
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    #10AGPTEK HDMI TV Media Player

    AGPTEK HDMI TV Media Player
    The TV media player by AGPTEK allows users to play 1080p videos on their TVs. It supports HDMI, HDD, and SD card input. Aside from videos, it also supports audio and picture in a variety of formats for the ultimate experience.

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    Rafael Leal
    Written on April 3, 2018
    "One of the better devices I've used, but it does have similar features I would rather not have. I think the best part of this media player is the convenient buttons and easy to set up box. I like the connections that could be made with it, but it still is a bit bulky. I expected it to be smaller from the pictures. This was my first AGPTEK player so I didn't expect too much. The SD card input made it easy to view media such as photos and videos I've taken on trips. Not bad for the price. "
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    #11EASYTONE Android TV Box

    EASYTONE Android TV Box
    The Android TV Box from EASYTONE is a media player powered by Android 7.1. The Android TV Box allows TVs to function as a smart TV with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capabilities, access to the Play Store and 4K HD video streaming.
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    Michael Burns
    Written on March 15, 2018
    "This turns any TV into a Smart TV, and for a fraction of the cost! Not too hard to set up if you have a basic knowledge of computers and a wireless mouse and keyboard to connect to it. No problems so far with freezing up or overheating."
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    #12Baile WiFi Display Dongle

    Baile WiFi Display Dongle

    Baile WiFi Display Dongle is a plug-and-play device that enables you to mirror your phone's screen to a monitor or projector. No app and driver required. This supports iPhone and Android devices, as well as Miracast, DLNA, and Airplay.

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    Lawrence Reid
    Written on March 27, 2018
    "I have a TV at work for presentations. The problem I had was I needed to cast things from my phone instead of using the slow and old company laptop. I got permission to buy the Baile WiFi Display Dongle. It has made my meetings much easier because I can present everything right away and not deal with a ancient laptop. It has really made my job a little easier."
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    #13Vooran Wireless Display Dongle

    Vooran Wireless Display Dongle
    Vooran Wireless Display Dongle is capable of mirror function of any media from smartphones (iPhone or Android), tablets or laptops onto a projector or TV screen. This is also compatible with iOs, Windows, and Mac OS.


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    Rogelio Bravo
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "This is a great alternative to chromecast. It allows you to cast any screen from your android device. The setup and connection methods are super easy to use. "
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    #14Victony Wireless Display Dongle

    Victony Wireless Display Dongle
    Victony Wireless Display Dongle allows you to cordlessly display 1080p streaming videos, games, photos, etc. from your smartphone (must be Android 5.0+ and iOs 6.0+) or tablets to an HDTV, monitor or projector.


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    Brandon Hoffman
    Written on April 3, 2018
    "This handy little device connect to your TV and lets you display about anything you would need to and in 1080P. Great for business presentations"
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    #15Elegiant Wireless Dongle

    Elegiant Wireless Dongle
    Elegiant Wireless Dongle is a WiFi display dongle that serves as a screen-mirroring adapter. It can display up to 1080p or full HD display. This supports smartphones with Miracast (Android) or Airplay (iOs) functions.


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    Lawrence Washington
    Written on March 25, 2018
    "Looks great."
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    #16Diwuer Wireless Display Dongle

    Diwuer Wireless Display Dongle

    Diwuer Wireless Display Dongle displays contents from a smartphone (iPhone or Android), tablet or laptop to your HDTV screen via WiFi connection. No extra apps or cables needed. Package includes wireless HDMI Miracast Adapter.

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    Sandra Cole
    Written on April 3, 2018
    "This is a real inexpensive cable that lets me stream video from my iphone to my tv. It took mere seconds to connect and instantly began streaming from my iphone. "

Summary

Best What are the best video streaming devices for TV
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Roku UltraElectronics 15 Paid
2NVIDIA SHIELD TVElectronics 13 Paid
3Roku PremiereElectronics 11 Paid
4Amazon Fire TV StickElectronics 10 Paid
5Apple TV 4K Electronics 9 Paid
6Roku Streaming Stick PlusElectronics 8 Paid
7DOLAMEE Android TV BoxElectronics 5 Paid
8SkyStream Two Electronics 5 Paid
9GooBang Doo STK14051857Electronics 3 Paid
10AGPTEK HDMI TV Media PlayerElectronics 2 Paid
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