Roku 4 vs Amazon Fire TV vs Apple TV vs Chromecast 2

If you’re in the market and looking forward to getting a bargain on media streaming players, this Black Friday is an ideal time to get the job done. As almost all streaming players have been refreshed and a lucrative deal can upgrade your existing TV experience.

Roku Streaming Player

The Roku 4 is the latest streaming player from Roku, which offers captivating clarity, thanks to its 4K Ultra HD capabilities. You can enjoy more than 2500 streaming channels or apps including Netflix, Amazon Video, Hulu, HBO Now and Showtime.

If you have a 4K TV, it’s worth considering the Roku 4. And if you plan to connect to an older TV, opt for the Roku 1 or Roku SE. The Roku streaming player is also compatible with iOS, Android, and Windows devices.

Suggested prices start at $49.99 for the Roku Streaming Stick or the Roku 1, but it’s available for just $25 (50% off) on Black Friday. Besides, the Roku 2 has been priced at $44.99; the Roku 4 and its predecessor have received a $50 price cut, bringing down them $79.99 and $49.99, respectively.

Amazon Fire TV

The overall consensus of Amazon Fire TV is that it’s great but particularly useful for the Amazon natives, who are already accustomed to the procedures and interface that Amazon Fire TV brings to the table.

The base model of Fire TV price has been slashed to $74.99 from its usual price tag of $89.99. Then, there is also the new Fire TV stick complete with the Alexa Voice Remote that is now priced at just $29.99 which makes for a $10 discount over its usual price of $39.99. Black Friday Deals 2016: Amazon Echo, Kindle, Fire TV, Fire Tablet and more

Apple TV

Apple TV is ideal for anyone who has opted the Apple ecosystem. It will make the transition simple, and people who are used to Apple will be able to get the most out of the devices.

Released in October 2015, Apple TV has a new remote, which is like a dynamic game controller with the touch surface. For any help, Siri is always there to assist you finding content and use your voice to go back or jump forward while watching programs.

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Price: Apple TV is new and expensive, but there are some good deals out there, and you can save up to $10. It starts at $69 for $139 for the newer 32GB model, $189 for the 64GB model.

Google Chromecast

Google Chromecast 2 is one of the least-expensive options on the market as it is, so seeing them offer one of the most impressive deals on the Black Friday market isn’t entirely shocking.

After connecting the Chromecast, you can choose from thousands of apps online and “cast” them from your device or computer onto your TV. Among those supported: Netflix, Hulu, HBO Now, Sling TV, Showtime Anytime and WatchESPN.

The Chromecast is available for $35 at and its retail partners.


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