• Roku HD XR Player
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Based on 5 scores, 7 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    1
  • Good:
    1
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Integrated wireless network adapter.
  • Simple, intuitive interface.
  • Affordable and compact.

Cons:

  • Can't stream YouTube videos or your own content.
  • Max resolution of 720p.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Maximum PC on 70

For a time, Roku was the only game in town when it came to streaming Netflix movies without a PC. That’s probably because development of the device started at Neflix, where Roku founder Anthony Wood toiled for a time as VP of Internet TV. The Roku...

By TopTenREVIEWS on 63

It's great as a Netflix and internet media player, but not for direct playback of personal...

By ASE Labs on -

The Roku XR is a nice update in the line of Roku players. On the low end, they have the SD which is just standard definition with no wireless and no USB port. In the middle, the HD model includes 802.11g and HD picture support. The XR is the top end...

By PCWorld on 90

The Roku HD-XR does a superb job of delivering high-def video from Netflix, Amazon, MLB.TV, and several smaller services to your HDTV, either via ethernet or 802.11n Wi-Fi....

By Digital Trends on 65

The Roku HD-XR delivers a wealth of high-definition content from a variety of Internet sources straight to your...

By Geek.com on -

If you’re looking for an easy way to stream movies and shows to your television, take a closer look at what Roku has to offer. The company has been in the game a while now and with its most recent offering, the HD-XR, it brings not just 802.11n...

By cnet on 77

New content channels and faster Wi-Fi make the Roku HD XR Player a good choice for anyone who wants a quick and easy way to add Netflix--and a variety of other Internet media channels--to any TV. Read full review See all...