The Best Streaming Media Player Products

Top 13 Reviews & Rankings
September 2020

The Best Streaming Media Player Products of 2020

Compare the best streaming media player products based on 90 data points. We've summarized our best streaming media player products review here as well as in the detailed, sortable grid below.

Our top streaming media player products picks:

How to use this grid: The comparison grid below displays a ranked list of the top streaming device brands with criteria such as price point, brand popularity, and product features. By default, the grid is sorted by each streaming media player products brand's Overall Score. Use the sort filters to sort the grid by individual features and criteria.

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google.com
Chromecast Ultra has an overall score of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
9 ratings
Chromecast Ultra has a brand popularity rating of 1 out of 5 stars.
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Chromecast Ultra has a rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
Chromecast Ultra does offer 4K content. Click for more details.
Chromecast Ultra does offer online content services. Click for more details.
Chromecast Ultra does offer internal storage capacity. Click for more details.
Chromecast Ultra has a rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to content. Click for more details.
Chromecast Ultra has a rating of 0.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to home screen customization. Click for more details.
Chromecast Ultra does offer voice assistant support. Click for more details.
apple.com
Apple TV 4K has an overall score of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
44 ratings
Apple TV 4K has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Apple TV 4K has a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
We're still looking for data on Apple TV 4K's offer 4k content availability. Click for more details.
Apple TV 4K does offer online content services. Click for more details.
Apple TV 4K does offer internal storage capacity. Click for more details.
Apple TV 4K has a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars when it comes to content. Click for more details.
Apple TV 4K has a rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to home screen customization. Click for more details.
Apple TV 4K does not offer voice assistant support. Click for more details.
Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K has an overall score of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
21 ratings
Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K has a brand popularity rating of 2 out of 5 stars.
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Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K has a rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
We're still looking for data on Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K's offer 4k content availability. Click for more details.
Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K does not offer online content services. Click for more details.
Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K does not offer internal storage capacity. Click for more details.
Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K has a rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to content. Click for more details.
Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K has a rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to home screen customization. Click for more details.
Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K does not offer voice assistant support. Click for more details.
Amazon Fire TV Stick has an overall score of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
39 ratings
Amazon Fire TV Stick has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Amazon Fire TV Stick has a rating of 0.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
We're still looking for data on Amazon Fire TV Stick's offer 4k content availability. Click for more details.
Amazon Fire TV Stick does not offer online content services. Click for more details.
Amazon Fire TV Stick does not offer internal storage capacity. Click for more details.
Amazon Fire TV Stick has a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars when it comes to content. Click for more details.
Amazon Fire TV Stick has a rating of 0.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to home screen customization. Click for more details.
Amazon Fire TV Stick does not offer voice assistant support. Click for more details.
apple.com
Apple TV HD has an overall score of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
21 ratings
Apple TV HD has a brand popularity rating of 1 out of 5 stars.
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Apple TV HD has a rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
Apple TV HD does offer 4K content. Click for more details.
Apple TV HD does offer online content services. Click for more details.
Apple TV HD does offer internal storage capacity. Click for more details.
Apple TV HD has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars when it comes to content. Click for more details.
Apple TV HD has a rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to home screen customization. Click for more details.
Apple TV HD does not offer voice assistant support. Click for more details.
Roku Streaming Stick has an overall score of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
11 ratings
Roku Streaming Stick has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Roku Streaming Stick has a rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
We're still looking for data on Roku Streaming Stick's offer 4k content availability. Click for more details.
Roku Streaming Stick does offer online content services. Click for more details.
Roku Streaming Stick does not offer internal storage capacity. Click for more details.
Roku Streaming Stick has a rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to content. Click for more details.
Roku Streaming Stick has a rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to home screen customization. Click for more details.
Roku Streaming Stick does not offer voice assistant support. Click for more details.
amazon.com
Amazon Fire TV Cube has an overall score of 4.2 out of 5 stars.
14 ratings
Amazon Fire TV Cube has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Amazon Fire TV Cube has a rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
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Amazon Fire TV Cube does not offer online content services. Click for more details.
Amazon Fire TV Cube does not offer internal storage capacity. Click for more details.
Amazon Fire TV Cube has a rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to content. Click for more details.
Amazon Fire TV Cube has a rating of 0.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to home screen customization. Click for more details.
Amazon Fire TV Cube does not offer voice assistant support. Click for more details.
roku.com
Roku Express has an overall score of 4.2 out of 5 stars.
11 ratings
Roku Express has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Roku Express has a rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
Roku Express does offer 4K content. Click for more details.
Roku Express does not offer online content services. Click for more details.
Roku Express does not offer internal storage capacity. Click for more details.
Roku Express has a rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to content. Click for more details.
Roku Express has a rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to home screen customization. Click for more details.
Roku Express does not offer voice assistant support. Click for more details.
Roku Streaming Stick+ has an overall score of 4.1 out of 5 stars.
9 ratings
Roku Streaming Stick+ has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Roku Streaming Stick+ has a rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
Roku Streaming Stick+ does offer 4K content. Click for more details.
Roku Streaming Stick+ does not offer online content services. Click for more details.
Roku Streaming Stick+ does not offer internal storage capacity. Click for more details.
Roku Streaming Stick+ has a rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to content. Click for more details.
Roku Streaming Stick+ has a rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to home screen customization. Click for more details.
Roku Streaming Stick+ does not offer voice assistant support. Click for more details.
roku.com
Roku Premiere+ has an overall score of 4.1 out of 5 stars.
8 ratings
Roku Premiere+ has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Roku Premiere+ has a rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
We're still looking for data on Roku Premiere+'s offer 4k content availability. Click for more details.
Roku Premiere+ does not offer online content services. Click for more details.
Roku Premiere+ does not offer internal storage capacity. Click for more details.
Roku Premiere+ has a rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to content. Click for more details.
Roku Premiere+ has a rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to home screen customization. Click for more details.
Roku Premiere+ does not offer voice assistant support. Click for more details.
roku.com
Roku Express+ has an overall score of 4.1 out of 5 stars.
8 ratings
Roku Express+ has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Roku Express+ has a rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
Roku Express+ does offer 4K content. Click for more details.
Roku Express+ does offer online content services. Click for more details.
Roku Express+ does not offer internal storage capacity. Click for more details.
Roku Express+ has a rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to content. Click for more details.
Roku Express+ has a rating of 2.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to home screen customization. Click for more details.
Roku Express+ does not offer voice assistant support. Click for more details.
roku.com
Roku Premiere has an overall score of 4.0 out of 5 stars.
8 ratings
Roku Premiere has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Roku Premiere has a rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
We're still looking for data on Roku Premiere's offer 4k content availability. Click for more details.
Roku Premiere does not offer online content services. Click for more details.
Roku Premiere does not offer internal storage capacity. Click for more details.
Roku Premiere has a rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to content. Click for more details.
Roku Premiere has a rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to home screen customization. Click for more details.
Roku Premiere does not offer voice assistant support. Click for more details.
roku.com
Roku Ultra has an overall score of 4.0 out of 5 stars.
9 ratings
Roku Ultra has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Roku Ultra has a rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
Roku Ultra does offer 4K content. Click for more details.
Roku Ultra does not offer online content services. Click for more details.
Roku Ultra does not offer internal storage capacity. Click for more details.
Roku Ultra has a rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to content. Click for more details.
Roku Ultra has a rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to home screen customization. Click for more details.
Roku Ultra does not offer voice assistant support. Click for more details.
google.com
Chromecast Ultra has an overall score of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
9 ratings
Chromecast Ultra has a brand popularity rating of 1 out of 5 stars.
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Chromecast Ultra has a rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
Chromecast Ultra does offer 4K content. Click for more details.
Chromecast Ultra does offer online content services. Click for more details.
apple.com
Apple TV 4K has an overall score of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
44 ratings
Apple TV 4K has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Apple TV 4K has a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
We're still looking for data on Apple TV 4K's offer 4k content availability. Click for more details.
Apple TV 4K does offer online content services. Click for more details.
Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K has an overall score of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
21 ratings
Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K has a brand popularity rating of 2 out of 5 stars.
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Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K has a rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
We're still looking for data on Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K's offer 4k content availability. Click for more details.
Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K does not offer online content services. Click for more details.
Amazon Fire TV Stick has an overall score of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
39 ratings
Amazon Fire TV Stick has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Amazon Fire TV Stick has a rating of 0.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
We're still looking for data on Amazon Fire TV Stick's offer 4k content availability. Click for more details.
Amazon Fire TV Stick does not offer online content services. Click for more details.
apple.com
Apple TV HD has an overall score of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
21 ratings
Apple TV HD has a brand popularity rating of 1 out of 5 stars.
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Apple TV HD has a rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
Apple TV HD does offer 4K content. Click for more details.
Apple TV HD does offer online content services. Click for more details.
Roku Streaming Stick has an overall score of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
11 ratings
Roku Streaming Stick has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Roku Streaming Stick has a rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
We're still looking for data on Roku Streaming Stick's offer 4k content availability. Click for more details.
Roku Streaming Stick does offer online content services. Click for more details.
amazon.com
Amazon Fire TV Cube has an overall score of 4.2 out of 5 stars.
14 ratings
Amazon Fire TV Cube has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Amazon Fire TV Cube has a rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
We're still looking for data on Amazon Fire TV Cube's offer 4k content availability. Click for more details.
Amazon Fire TV Cube does not offer online content services. Click for more details.
roku.com
Roku Express has an overall score of 4.2 out of 5 stars.
11 ratings
Roku Express has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Roku Express has a rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
Roku Express does offer 4K content. Click for more details.
Roku Express does not offer online content services. Click for more details.
Roku Streaming Stick+ has an overall score of 4.1 out of 5 stars.
9 ratings
Roku Streaming Stick+ has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Roku Streaming Stick+ has a rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
Roku Streaming Stick+ does offer 4K content. Click for more details.
Roku Streaming Stick+ does not offer online content services. Click for more details.
roku.com
Roku Premiere+ has an overall score of 4.1 out of 5 stars.
8 ratings
Roku Premiere+ has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Roku Premiere+ has a rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
We're still looking for data on Roku Premiere+'s offer 4k content availability. Click for more details.
Roku Premiere+ does not offer online content services. Click for more details.
roku.com
Roku Express+ has an overall score of 4.1 out of 5 stars.
8 ratings
Roku Express+ has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Roku Express+ has a rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
Roku Express+ does offer 4K content. Click for more details.
Roku Express+ does offer online content services. Click for more details.
roku.com
Roku Premiere has an overall score of 4.0 out of 5 stars.
8 ratings
Roku Premiere has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Roku Premiere has a rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
We're still looking for data on Roku Premiere's offer 4k content availability. Click for more details.
Roku Premiere does not offer online content services. Click for more details.
roku.com
Roku Ultra has an overall score of 4.0 out of 5 stars.
9 ratings
Roku Ultra has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Roku Ultra has a rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
Roku Ultra does offer 4K content. Click for more details.
Roku Ultra does not offer online content services. Click for more details.
google.com
Chromecast Ultra has an overall score of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
9 ratings
Chromecast Ultra has a brand popularity rating of 1 out of 5 stars.
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Chromecast Ultra has a rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
apple.com
Apple TV 4K has an overall score of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
44 ratings
Apple TV 4K has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Apple TV 4K has a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K has an overall score of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
21 ratings
Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K has a brand popularity rating of 2 out of 5 stars.
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Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K has a rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
Amazon Fire TV Stick has an overall score of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
39 ratings
Amazon Fire TV Stick has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Amazon Fire TV Stick has a rating of 0.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
apple.com
Apple TV HD has an overall score of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
21 ratings
Apple TV HD has a brand popularity rating of 1 out of 5 stars.
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Apple TV HD has a rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
Roku Streaming Stick has an overall score of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
11 ratings
Roku Streaming Stick has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Roku Streaming Stick has a rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
amazon.com
Amazon Fire TV Cube has an overall score of 4.2 out of 5 stars.
14 ratings
Amazon Fire TV Cube has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Amazon Fire TV Cube has a rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
roku.com
Roku Express has an overall score of 4.2 out of 5 stars.
11 ratings
Roku Express has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Roku Express has a rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
Roku Streaming Stick+ has an overall score of 4.1 out of 5 stars.
9 ratings
Roku Streaming Stick+ has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Roku Streaming Stick+ has a rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
roku.com
Roku Premiere+ has an overall score of 4.1 out of 5 stars.
8 ratings
Roku Premiere+ has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Roku Premiere+ has a rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
roku.com
Roku Express+ has an overall score of 4.1 out of 5 stars.
8 ratings
Roku Express+ has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Roku Express+ has a rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
roku.com
Roku Premiere has an overall score of 4.0 out of 5 stars.
8 ratings
Roku Premiere has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Roku Premiere has a rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.
roku.com
Roku Ultra has an overall score of 4.0 out of 5 stars.
9 ratings
Roku Ultra has a brand popularity rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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Roku Ultra has a rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars when it comes to ease-of-installation. Click for more details.