Top 10 Best Streaming HD TV Media Players


Top 10 Best Streaming HD Media Players

The products in the below table are 10 of the best streaming HD media players of 2018 that gives you access to movies, music, images, games and apps from the Internet and a Smart device (mobile phone or tablet). They’re essential if you don’t have a Smart TV. If you’re looking for a similar but smaller device, check out our Top 8 Best Portable USB Media Players.

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Apple TV

Roku 3

WD TV Live

Google Chrome

DroidPlayer

Roku LT 2400

Roku 2 XS

MiniX Neo X7

Netgear Push2TV

WD TV Play
 
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ProcessorApple Single-Core A5 ChipN/AN/AN/A1.5GHz Dual-Core A9-MIII Neon CortexN/AN/A1.6 GHz Quad-Core Cortex A9N/AN/AProcessor
Operating SystemiOSRokuWestern DigitalAndroid 2.3+, iOS 6+, Mac OS 10.7+, Windows 7+, Chrome OSAndroid Jelly Bean 4.2.2RokuRokuAndroid Jelly Bean 4.2.2NetgearWestern DigitalOperating System
WirelessWireless
Video Output720P / 1080P720P / 1080P480P / 720P / 1080P720P / 1080PHDMI v1.4 - Full HD 1080P480i / 480P / 720P720P / 1080PHDMI 1.4 - Full HD 1080P480P / 720P / 1080P480P / 720P / 1080PVideo Output
Audio OutputDolby Digital 5.1Digital over HDMI (7.1 and 5.1 surround pass through)Dolby Digital 5.1N/ACompositeDigital over HDMI (7.1 and 5.1 surround pass through)Digital over HDMI (7.1 and 5.1 surround pass through)HDMI 1.4a 2 ChannelsDigital over HDMI (5.1 surround sound pass-through and stereo)Dolby Digital 5.1Audio Output
NetflixNetflix
Love FilmLove Film
Ports• HDMI
• 10/100BASE-T Ethernet
• Optical Audio
• Micro USB
• DC In
• HDMI
• USB
• Ethernet
• Micro SD Card Slot
• 3.5mm Jack (on remote)
• DC In
• USB 2.0
• HDMI
• Composite AV
  • Optical Audio
  • DC In
  • N/A• 4 x USB 2.0
    • HDMI
    • Digital Coax S/PDIF
    • Ethernet RJ45
    • SD Card (up to 32GB)
    • HDMI
    • AV Out
    • DC In
    • HDMI
    • USB
    • Ethernet
    • Micro SD Card Slot
    • DC In
    • 3 x USB 2.0
    • 1 x Micro USB
    • HDMI
    • 3.5mm Jack
    • Mic
    • Ethernet EJ45
    • SD 3.0 (up to 32GB)
    • MMC V4.41
    • HDMI
    • Micro USB
    • DC In
    • HDMI
    • USB 2.0
    • Composite AV
    • Ethernet
    • Optical Audio
    Ports
    Video FormatsH.264, MPEG-4, M-JPEG, MOVMP4 (H.264), MKV (H.264)AVI (Xvid, AVC, MPEG1/2/4), MPG/MPEG, VOB, MKV (h.264, x.264), AVC, MPEG1/2/4, VC-1), TS/TP/M2T (MPEG1/2/4, AVC, VC-1), MP4/MOV (MPEG4, h.264), M2TS, WMV9, FLV (h.264) Depends on device used to stream media.AVI, RM, RMVB, MKV, WMV, MOV, MP4, WEBM, DAT, VOB, MPEG, MPG, FLV, ASF, TS, TP, 3GPMP4 (H.264), MKV (H.264)MP4 (H.264), MKV (H.264)AVI, RM, RMVB, MKV, WMV, MOV, MP4, WEBM, DAT, VOB, MPEG, MPG, FLV, ASF, TS, TP, 3GPMP4 (H.264), MKV (H.264) AVI (Xvid, AVC, MPEG4, VC-1), MKV (h.264, x.264, AVC, MPEG4, VC-1), TS/TP/M2T/M2TS (MPEG4, AVC, VC-1), MP4/MOV (MPEG4, AVC), WMV9, FLV (AVC)Video Formats
    Audio FormatsHE-AAC (V1), AAC, MP3, MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3 and 4), Apple Lossless, AIFF, WAVAAC, MP3MP3, WAV/PCM/LPCM, WMA, AAC, FLAC, MKA, AIF/AIFF, OGG, Dolby Digital, DTSDepends on device used to stream media.MP3, WMA, WMV, APE, OGG, FLAC, AACAAC, MP3AAC, MP3MP3, WMA, WMV, APE, OGG, FLAC, AACAAC, MP3MP3, WAV/PCM/LPCM, WMA, AAC, FLAC, MKA, AIF/AIFF, OGG, Dolby TrueHDAudio Formats
    Image FormatsJPEG, GIF, TIFFJPG, PNG JPEG, GIF, TIF/TIFF, BMP, PNG Depends on device used to stream media.JPG, GIFJPG, PNGJPG, PNGJPG, GIFJPG, GIFJPEG, GIF, TIF/TIFF, BMP, PNG Image Formats
    SubtitlesN/AN/ASRT, ASS, SSA, SUB, SMIDepends on device used to stream media.N/AN/AN/AN/AN/ASRT, ASS, SSA, SUB, SMI, MKV (embedded sub) Subtitles
    Mob Phone StreamMob Phone Stream
    Remote ControlRemote Control
    Dimensions3.9 x 3.9 x 0.9 inches3.5 x 3.5 x 1 inches4.9 x 3.9 x 1.2 inches12.2 x 12.2 x 5.8cmN/A3.7 x 3.7 x 1.2 inchesN/AN/A1.96 x 3.27 x 0.43 inches4.17 x 4.13 x 1.07 inchesDimensions
    Contents• Apple TV
    • Apple Remote
    • Power Lead
    • Documentation
    • Roku 3
    • Motion Control Remote
    • 2 x AA Batteries
    • In-Ear Earphones
    • Documentation
    • WD TV Live
    • Remote Control & Batteries
    • Composite AV Cable
    • AC Adapter
    • Documentation
    • Chromecast
    • HDMI Extender
    • USB Power Cable
    • Power Adapter
    • Documentation
    • DroidPlayer
    • Remote Control
    • Power Adapter
    • HDMI Cable
    • Documentation
    • Roku LT 2400
    • Remote Control & Batteries
    • AV Cable
    • AC Power Adapter
    • Documentation
    • Roku 2 XS
    • Angry Birds Game
    • Motion Control Remote
    • 2 x AA Batteries
    • AV Cable
    • Documentation
    • MiniX Neo X7
    • MiniX Remote
    • 5V Power Adapter
    • OTG Cable
    • HDMI Cable
    • Setup Guide
    • Netgear Push2TV
    • USB Cable
    • Power Adapter
    • Documentation
    • WD Play
    • Re-mote Control & Batteries
    • Composite AV Cable
    • AC Adapter
    • Documentation
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    Top Features | Best Streaming HDTV Media Players

    • Our Rating – This is based on our own research in product testing and user feedback. Clicking on each product takes you to the product page where you can read customer reviews on the product you’re interested in.
    • Best Value / Top Rated / Top Specs / Best Choice – Products that we consider to excel in a certain area such as value for money, reputation or technology have been given one of our aforementioned labels of recognition.
    • Operating System – All streaming HD media players will have their own platform for navigating and selecting various media to play.
    • Netflix & Love Film – These are 2 of the biggest platforms for accessing movies and TV shows. While Netflix is available for practically all devices, Love Film (an Amazon company) is only available for a selected few. Most devices also allows you to stream media from Netflix, YouTube, Pandora, Hulu Plus, Spotify, Vudu and more.
    • Mob. Phone Stream – Most devices will allow you to stream videos, music and images from a tablet and smart phone onto your TV via the HD media player.
    • Price – If you want to know the price of any of the models, just click on the Buy Now button or Check Price and you’ll be redirected to the product page. The reason we don’t put prices is because they constantly change and there are so many sellers offering different prices.