One streaming device brand — Roku — towers over all its competitors in terms of consumer satisfaction, according to a recent survey of Cord Cutter News readers.
Roku earned 49.3% of all reader votes. Far behind in second place was Amazon Fire TV, with 19.1% of votes. Apple TV earned 16.4% of votes, followed by Chromecast (7.9%) and Nvidia (5.6%).
Two services gained very small percentages of votes overall: Walmart’s Onn brand (0.9%), which debuted in June 2021, and TiVo (0.8%).
Roku has seven different streaming media players, not including three models that are available exclusively at either Best Buy or Walmart. The retail prices on these Roku devices range from $30 to $180.
The fact that so many people like Roku is a powerful endorsement of the company’s value. But what is right for some people — even many viewers — may not necessarily be right for you. So, make sure you do your homework and shop around.
Even after you have selected a streaming device, you will still need to decide which streaming provider is right for you. Earlier this year, Self offered its take on some of the best bets in the world of streaming. If you still are trying to decide which service is right for you, check out “Which TV Streaming Service Is the Best Value for Your Money?”
Or, if you want to simply plunge in and try a provider, a few good options include:
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