When It comes to Streaming Devices, you can find tons of options in the market, making you get confused when you are required to make a choice,
In order to make your life easy, we have come up with a list of a few Top Streaming devices for you to pick from.
Now Some people might have a question what does a Streaming Device do?
Streaming Devices and Sticks are Devices, which can be connected to your TV using the HDMI port.
This Device Simply Converts your Television into a Smart TV by allowing it to Access the Internet and Streaming Applications such as Netflix, and Hulu,
The Best part is that using a Streaming Device is way more cost-effective than buying a Smart TV.
Roku Express 4K Plus
Roku is by far the most favorite device on our list, mainly because it comes with many applications, a user-friendly UI, and even the best search feature.
Additionally, it offers a platform that is independent of content and does not favor one video streaming service provider over another, such as Hulu or Amazon Prime Video.
On top of that, It will allow you to stream from your Apple Devices (iPhone, Ipad, e.t.c.) all thanks to Airplay, making it a Least Expensive Device which allows Airplay,
As a Bonus, this Device also Comes along with 4K HDR at an Affordable Pricing.
Chromecast with Google TV
Even though this is not great as the Previous one listed above, Still it is an excellent choice in the Streaming Device Market, Chromecast beats Roku Express by coming up with Compatibility such as the Dolby Vision.
The Major part of Buying a Chromecast is that it comes with features such as Google Voice Assistant, which helps the user out especially if he/she wants to find things to watch, e.t.c.
On top of that, it also integrates with other Google features such as Youtube, Google Photo, and so on, making it a great choice for those who rely on Google’s Eco System Heavily.
Roku Streaming Stick 4K
An Upgrade to Roku Streaming Stick Plus, The best is that this Device also comes with a User-Friendly UI and Large App Selections same as the other Roku Devices in the Market.
In Addition to that Streaming Stick, 4K also features Dolby Vision. Which makes the Streaming Stick 4k a bit more expensive than the Express 4K Plus.
However even though it does not have any improvements in the Image quality, still if you are looking for Dolby Vision, then this is the option for you.
Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite
If you love Simple and User-Friendly UI, then you would definitely prefer the Roku Express,
However, Amazon’s Fire Tv Stick Lite replaces it with tons of features at an Affordable Price.
The Best part of the Fire Tv Stick Lite is that its Remote Control comes with features such as Voice Search and Control.
If you really don’t want to go for a 4K Player, then Fire TV Stick Lite is the best option for you.
Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max
If you are Looking for a Streaming Device which is super faster at loading apps, e.t.c. then this is the right choice for you.
This Device loads up Super Quickly, also the Navigation on it is super smooth, on top of this Fire TV Stick 4K max also supports wifi 6, and also supports most of the newer features, which include Dolby Vision
When it comes to the Downsides, the Fire OS is the Major Downside, and on top of that it also shows up a lot of Ads in the Interface which is pretty annoying.
However, if you are looking forward to jumping into Amazon’s Ecosystem then this would be a Great Choice to Consider.
This is by far one of the Most expensive Streaming devices, we have listed in this article, but if you really want to enjoy amazing features such as Voice Remote Pro then this is the one you should go for.
This Beast comes with amazing features such as Dolby Vision, quick responsiveness when compared to the Stick, Better Wi-fi, and even features an Inbuilt Ethernet port as well,
Helping you to connect to the internet even if your Wi-Fi connection is overloaded by connecting to too much of devices.
2021 Apple TV 4K
If you are looking for an excellent choice, when compared to all the Streaming Devices mentioned in this article then this is the ideal choice for you.
This System comes along with some awesome features, such as TV Calibration, and flexible HDR, and also it comes with the latest remote.
Apple TV 4K is ideal for those users who want to get the Full Advantage of the Apple One Subscription, and even to use Gaming Features like Apple Arcade.
When it comes to the downsides the Major one about which we can speak is that Apple’s Remote Control is not valuable for the amount of money you pay,
Also If you are solely looking for a Streaming Device which comes with features such as Dolby Vision, Airplay, and so on, then going for an Alternative such as the Roku’s Streaming Stick 4K is ideal as it is way more cheaper than the Apple TV 4K.
Soundbars with Streaming features are a quite new thing in the market.
However, Roku’s Streambar is killing the game in the Streaming Device market by packing amazing features in it.
Roku’s Streambar is an excellent choice for the ones who are looking to improve the Audio Quality of the TV while enjoying streaming features, and other features such as 4K HDR.
On top of that, Roku Streambar comes at an affordable price, making it a great choice for those who are on a very tight budget.
Nvidia Shield TV
By far in this List this is one of the most expensive choices, that is mainly if you buy it along with a Game Controller, and with a Storage option of 8 GB and a Ram of 2 GB, when compared to the Storage Option of 16 GB and a Ram of 3 GB.
Nvidia Shield TV is an amazing choice when it comes to choosing a proper streaming device, as it not only supports standard features such as 4K HDR,
But also features a wide variety of games at both console, and even android levels, also it comes with features such as Google Assistant, Smart Home Control, access to NAS, and so on.
How did we come up with a list of these Streaming Devices?
Our Team did a wide number of testing before making up this list.
This Testing Involved checking the User Interface, Installing the Streaming Device onto a number of Televisions, and also checking the Functionality of the streaming devices, Performance which includes Speed, and so on.
In addition to that, we also looked at the Pricing, Size of the Device, and other Physical Apparences which included things such as the Number of Ports Available, and so on, This testing helped us to bring you a list of the best streaming devices on a fair basis.