Top 5 Streaming Devices
There are so many different types, brands of streaming devices on the market so how do you choose the best one for you? It can be hard deciding what one suits you best, so we have decided to give you our top 5 streaming devices based on Amazon popularity and price.
Streaming devices were built for convenience and even though watching things on tablets and smartphones there is nothing better than seeing movies, TV shows etc on the bigger screen, yes your TV. To do this streaming devices are needed if you do not have an Apple TV or gaming console, not all services are on these devices.
There are different types out there such as streaming sticks and set-top boxes, Majority of the time popular streaming services like Hulu and Netflix can be expected to come as standard, but not all devices will allow you to access these remotely via your iTunes library or stream videos and photos from your smartphone. Here are our Top 5 Streaming Devices –
Amazon Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD:
This one allows you to enjoy TV episodes and movies in 4K Ultra HD with your compatible 4K UHD TV. You can gain access to movies and shows via Netflix, ITV, BBC iPlayer, Amazon Video and more. This one features dedicated graphics, 2GB of memory, games and much more. The price is only £79.99 via Amazon UK.
Fire TV Stick:
We love the Fire TV Stick because all you need to do is plug it in and away you go, no messing around. It takes just a few minutes to start streaming; basically you turn your big HDTV onto a streaming center hub for movies and TV episodes. Main features include movies and TV shows via BBC iPlayer, Amazon Video, Netflix and more. Plus 1 GB of memory, 8 GB of storage and all for just £34.99 via Amazon UK.
NOW TV Box + 4 Month Movie Pass:
Just like the above you get all the goodness from the likes of Netflix etc and so much more. This is a very good media entertainment box that allows you to stream to your HDTV in 720p from BBC iPlayer, BBC News App, Sky News, Demand 5 and many more. Access apps such as Facebook and Spotify etc, and you can enjoy Sky Movies, Sky Sports – For more information please visit Amazon UK where the price is only £19.99 instead of £39.99.
Roku 3 HD Streaming Player for TV:
This one is not the cheapest by a long shot but it is a very popular product, the Roku 3 4200EUA features 3 month NOW TV Entertainment Pass, channel shortcut buttons, direct access YouTube and Netflix apps plus motion controls for games. Other features include 450+ channels of music, games, movies, TV shows, sports and much more – Visit Amazon UK for more information and option to buy.
DroidPlayer Android TV Box Streaming Media Player:
The DroidPlayer Quad Core Android TV Box Streaming Media Player is priced at £63.48 via Amazon UK and has many features, which is why it made our top five. In a way it looks a little like the Apple TV, with this one it features Cortex-A5 HD CPU, Quad Core Mali450 3D Graphics Processor, Full HD up to 1080p Media player and much more