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The Best Streaming Media Players under $210

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Shield TV (2019)


From $149.99

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♥ Runner Up

NVIDIA Shield TV (2019)

★ Top Choice
BUY NOW From $149.99


  • Included Components: Remote Controller.
  • Fast. Really Fast. SHIELD TV takes media streaming to a whole new level, powered by the NVIDIA Tegra X1+ processor, SHIELD TV is the world’s most powerful Android TV streaming media player.
  • Best-In-Class Design. The new SHIELD TV is compact, stealth, and designed to disappear behind your entertainment center, right along with your cables. With Gigabit Ethernet, dual-band AC Wi-Fi, a built-in power supply, and a microSD card slot for storage expansion, it is powerful, feature-packed, and built for behind-the-scenes brilliance. The all-new remote is more advanced than ever with motion-activated, backlit buttons—including a user-customizable button. With voice control, Bluetooth, IR control for your TV, and a built-in lost remote locator, you have the most advanced remote yet.
  • Voice Control. The built-in Google Assistant is at your command. See photos, live camera feeds, weather, sports scores, and more on the big screen. Dim the lights and immerse yourself in your favorite show or music using your voice. And control your SHIELD hands-free with Google Home or Alexa and Echo.
  • Dolby Vision - Atmos. Bring your home theater to life with Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Atmos surround sound—delivering ultra-vivid picture quality and immersive audio. Enhance HD video in real-time to 4K for clearer, crisper visuals using next-generation AI upscaling.
  • Unlimited Entertainment. Get the most 4K content of any streaming media player. Watch Netflix, Amazon Video, Disney+ and Vudu in crisp 4K HDR, and YouTube, Hulu Live, Google Play Movies & TV, and more in 4K. Stream from your phone with built-in Chromecast 4K. Add a game controller (sold separately) and play today’s most popular games like Fortnite with GeForce NOW.
  • Power Source Type: Corded Electric.


  • ⊕ Excellent media features.


  • ⊖ Expensive.
  • ⊖ No USB ports.


  • Resolution: 4K.
  • Platform: Android TV.
  • Voice Assistant: Google Assistant.
  • HDR: Dolby Vision, HDR10.

TiVo Bolt OTA

♥ Runner Up
BUY NOW From $204.95


  • TiVo service subscription is required. Options include a monthly service plan at $6.99/mo. with a 1-year commitment, an Annual service plan at $69.99/year, or an All-In service plan for $249.99.
  • Meet TiVo BOLT OTA for antenna –– designed for true fans of entertainment looking for an alternative to cable TV — the new live, recording and streaming TV device-in-one.
  • Save time and skip ads with a tap using SkipMode, and find shows faster or zoom through the slow stuff with QuickMode.
  • Stream, download and watch shows on your mobile devices, and schedule recordings almost anywhere with the free TiVo app.
  • Access 4K Ultra HD movies from Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, YouTube and more.
  • Speak into the TiVo VOX Remote or watch hands-free by connecting with smart home devices like Amazon Echo. Power - 12V. USB 3.0 ports - 2.
  • Product Compatibility: Works with TiVo Mini and TiVo Mini VOX, TiVo DVRs; iOS and Android app for mobile viewing and management.


  • ⊕ Voice search.
  • ⊕ Connects to TV via HDMI.
  • ⊕ Channel grid is easy-to-read.
  • ⊕ Interface is effortless to use.


  • ⊖ Huge remote.
  • ⊖ Setup can take a few hours.
  • ⊖ Lacks some streaming services.
  • ⊖ OTA only; no cable capability.