Are you a movie fanatic who just cannot resist streaming the latest flicks on a regular basis? While streaming movies from the internet can sometimes be very annoying, these specific gadgets serve the purpose well and allow you a hassle-free movie viewing. They work with not just movies, but any video content, like chartbuster music, popular TV shows or any other content that you would like to stream and watch. Additionally, they come with several exciting add-ons that enhance your experience with the device and carry out speedy streaming in a matter of minutes.
Chance a glance at this top-10 list of the best and choicest streaming media players and include one of these among your home entertainment gadgets.
Table of Contents
- 1 Roku’s Streaming Media Player 3
- 2 Google’s Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player
- 3 Roku’s LT Streaming Media Player
- 4 NETGEAR’s NTV300 NeoTV Streaming Player
- 5 Roku’s Streaming Stick 3500R (HDMI)
- 6 Apple TV’s MD199LL/A
- 7 KDLINKS’s Extreme 1080P FULL HD 3D HD720
- 8 Nyrius’ ARIES Prime Wireless Digital HDMI
- 9 Roku’s 2710XB Streaming Player
- 10 Sony’s SMP-N100 Streaming Player with Wi-Fi
Roku’s Streaming Media Player 3
A reliable and speedy file streaming device from Roku that features dual-band wireless properties, this media player will make quick work of streaming tons of your selected files. Users can effectively browse for their preferred movies or favorite TV soap operas on websites like Netflix, Hulu Plus or Amazon’s Instant Video feature. The player is embedded with iOS and Android apps to allow them to be used as remotes while searching and selecting your channel choice. You can even stream music and images from your cellphones to HDTVs. However, you must bear in mind that a fee is due upon buying at Roku’s Channel Store.
Google’s Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player
Online videos, music and photos can be swiftly and efficiently streamed by this device from Google by connecting it to your tablets, laptops or smartphones. It comes equipped with hi-tech accessories that include ChromeCast, HDMI extender, USB cable and power adapter – all of these sufficing in allowing you to begin streaming files immediately. It supports various useful apps like Pandora, HBO Go, MLS, MLB.TV, Youtube, Rdio and Netflix, to mention a few. The device offers compatibility with Mac, Chrome books, as well as Android smartphones and tablets.
Roku’s LT Streaming Media Player
Another model from Roku, that allows you to stream over 1500 TV channels, this high-performance, well-rated device permits you to select your most preferred entertainment channels which include movies, sports, news, TV shows and many more. It delivers HD quality videos and has a movie streaming capacity of 720p HD movies. With no additional charges whatsoever, the device offers free access to Pandora, Crackle and other such apps whenever you require. This device is highly user-friendly with a simple installation process, in easy steps, of just a few minutes.
NETGEAR’s NTV300 NeoTV Streaming Player
Make your home television set an internet-enabled unit with this media streaming player from NETGEAR that accords you access to tons of channels from which you can stream your favourite TV soaps, movies, music and the like. It allows you endless streaming from VUDU, Hulu Plus, Netflix as well as speedy browsing from Youtube and Pandora. Enabling you to stream superior 1080p HD videos, and integrated with remote-controlled Android and iOS apps, this device is most definitely a gadget collector’s delight and permits you to share your favorite channels via social networks.
Roku’s Streaming Stick 3500R (HDMI)
Yet another sophisticated model from Roku, with a sleek, modern and compact designed shape that serves to make it highly-portable and ultra-trendy, the 3500R can be readily plugged into an HDMI port. For wall-mounted TVs, this light and space-efficient device is highly ideal, with remote or mobile control for user ease and convenience. Mobile apps like Netflix or Youtube even allow it to cast videos from cellphones to the TV and the most superior feature of this device is undoubtedly its HD quality video streaming.
Apple TV’s MD199LL/A
A brilliant model that streams high-quality HD programs including iTunes shows and movies, Netflix, Vimeo, photos and much more, this device also offers ease of access to any purchased movies, music or shows via iCloud. Its AirPlay feature enables you to stream videos and games from all iOS devices instantly. Moreover, you may also stream content from your PC and Mac, as well as connect it to a network through Wireless-N or Ethernet.
KDLINKS’s Extreme 1080P FULL HD 3D HD720
The perfect media player to play 2D/3D files in high quality, this superb device very easily supports several formats like DTS-HD, 1080p Blu-Ray, and Dolby TrueHD etc. and is equipped with a fabulous LCD panel and 4TB hard disk. Overheating is prevented by virtue of the aluminum case in which this player is housed.
Nyrius’ ARIES Prime Wireless Digital HDMI
This amazing media player allows the user to send music, movies and shows from DVD player/HDMI device, PC or gaming console to your HDTV or projector. The device effectively streams uncompressed audio and video in real-time at zero latency. Compatible with 3D videos, this device can also be connected to your laptop and set up easily, by plugging in and gaining instant access to the device.
Roku’s 2710XB Streaming Player
Stream files in a jiffy with this impressive streaming player from Roku that provides HD 1080p quality files for your entertainment. Affixed with channel shortcuts that save browsing time, this device assists you in browsing videos from several popular sources like Netflix,Mgo, VUDU, Amazon’s Instant Video and Hulu Plus.
Sony’s SMP-N100 Streaming Player with Wi-Fi
A high-quality top-rated product from Sony predictably occupies the top spot by allowing you to stream endless files from a number of sources that include Pandora, Netflix, ,Youtube, Hulu Plus, and Amazon’s Instant Video. The videos and images can be seen by connecting it to your PC/smartphone via USB port or any DLNA- compatible network devices. It also comes with remote control to operate it via iPhone and iPod apps, as also a few select Android smartphones.