Supports several file formats.
Can catalog videos from different devices.
Supports 1080p and a wide variety of formats.
Excellent support for high def YouTube videos.
Supports copy protected iTunes music.
Decent remote and connectivity; network, USB and SDcard support.
Some supported files wouldn’t play.
JPEG slideshow a bit juddery.
No Wi-Fi, No Netflix, Hulu, or other common online streaming services.
By Home Cinema Choice on September 12, 2013
Netgear, better-known for its NAS boxes and routers, has for some time also been producing network devices of another type – media players. One of its stable is the NeoTV 550, which, thanks to its lack of Android, Boxee, etc, feels reassuringly...80
By Home Cinema Choice on February 08, 2012
It may not boast all of the ‘gadgets’ of the iXtreamer, but the NeoTV 550 will still give media moguls plenty to sink their teeth into. It’s made by Netgear, a company with a good track record in network equipment (I used its ReadyNAS...80
By PC Mag on January 26, 2012
If you have a lot of media stores in your home network's devices, the Netgear NeoTV NTV550 can bring those files to your HDTV, but a too-high price, and a lack of features spoil the deal....50
By Macworld UK on September 14, 2011
Netgear’s NeoTV 550 is a very well connected device, with composite and component video connectors alongside the main HDMI interface for your TV. It also sports a S/PDIF digital audio connector for surround sound output, an eSATA interface for...60
By TechRadar on August 01, 2011
Despite the ongoing march of Blu-ray into homes across the country, there's been no let-up in the number of media devices that enable you to get all the media you've collated on your PC â whether movies, music files or photos...80
By Tech2 on June 15, 2011
We were thoroughly impressed by the Netgear NeoTV 550. It’s a solid player that handles media very well. The very elegantly designed interface is also a thing to look at. Netgear has priced the NeoTV 550 at Rs.14,649, which is a lot of money.A...70
By Whathifi.com on June 13, 2011
The NeoTV follows a more specialist path to streaming nirvana. It comes with next-to-no services built-in (unless you count Flickr and YouTube) and rarely holds your hand through the setup process or day-to-day usage. Its menus are a far cry from the...60
By Computeractive on May 01, 2011
Works fine as a media player and streamer - just don't buy it for the internet features...60
By pcworld.com_techhive.com on April 20, 2011
The NeoTV NTV550 is a solid high-def media streamer for media on your local network, but suffers from lack of Internet media support. Netgear NeoTV NTV550: Strong Media Streamer Is Weak on TV Services NETGEAR NeoTV NTV550 Review, by Yardena Arar...70
By Good Gear Guide on March 24, 2011
The Netgear NeoTV NTV550 is a small yet stylish media streamer with good file support and a great menu system. It makes it easy to play videos and music off network locations and attached hard drives. We did experience an intermittent audio problem...80