Apple TV is one of the best options when it comes to TV operating systems. Nevertheless, it is a bit pricey, being an Apple product, so you might want to discover other alternatives. Luckily for you, there are many media streamers available and you can easily find one that has a good price and plenty of features.
How to choose a media streamer?
Before you decide to buy a media streamer you should make a little bit of research first because there are some things that you should take into consideration. For example, check the apps available for each media streamer. Additionally, it is important to pick a good resolution and make sure that your media streamer comes with a design that is convenient and easy to use.
That being said, let’s take a look at some alternatives for the Apple TV.
Fire TV Stick
Amazon is definitely a good option when it comes to media streamers. The latest Fire TV Stick comes with many advantages, including its size. It looks like an USB stick and you can connect it directly with your computer.
Additionally, the Fire TV stick allows you to access many services such as BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4, My 5, Netflix and even UK TV Play. Fire TV stick also comes with built-in Alexa support.
Google Chromecast Ultra
Google Chromecast Ultra is another device that won’t occupy too much space, because it is the size and shape of a Hockey puck. It plugs directly to the computer and it also comes with 4K HDR capabilities. You can stream content from YouTube, Netflix, BBC iPlayer, iOS and others.
Roku 3 is a popular choice because it comes with a multitude of apps and services. You can use it to access almost anything. It comes with a motion sensor which allows you to play games with it, but sadly it does not come with 4K.