7 Best TV Streaming Devices for 2021 (4K, HD): Roku vs. Fire TV Vs. Apple TV Vs. Google
If you want to avoid the cable company or abandon the awful interface built into your smart TV, a reliable streaming device is a good thing.
Roku, Apple, Google, and Amazon all make options that may be right for you, but figuring out which platform to go with can be a pain. To help, we’ve put together the best -prepared 4K HDR streaming TVs for a battle royale – all streaming boxes, sticks, and cubes. If you are hoping to stream the latest episode of The Mandalorian or your favorite YouTuber, we separate each of our favorites by what they do best.
Updated September 2021: We’ve added the new Apple TV 4K and the budget Onn. streaming rod.
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