• Roku XD 2050X
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Pros:

  • It is easy to add special interest "channels.", It connects to your own photo streams from Flickr and Facebook or Frame Channel, The Netflix channel is enhanced and easy to navigate, It is a small, lightweight unit that can fit into your purse or laptop c
  • Affordable sub-$100 price tag; ultrasmall factor; streams a variety of Internet video and audio services, including Netflix, Amazon, Pandora, Major League Baseball games, and Mediafly podcasts; built-in Wi-Fi, including dual-band 802.11n in highest-end...

Cons:

  • Setup is easy but cumbersome and time consuming, The picture quality is poor, The channels for connecting to you networked computers and devices is confusing, can connect to only one source at a time, and it never worked, The unit is flimsy and seems like
  • Ever cheaper Blu-ray players offer many of the same Internet-viewing options plus disc playback; video quality varies from channel to channel, depending upon provider and source material; setup and content queues usually require at least some PC intera...

Expert reviews and ratings

By About.com on 40

if you have a big screen 1080p TV and care about picture quality, this is not the player for you.It Could Not Connect to Play Media From a Home NetworkThis photo from an online sharing site illustrates the poor picture quality that plagued both...

By Techgage on

My quest to do away with my cable television service has been an interesting ride and as of yet, I'm close but not entirely sure I am ready to cancel my membership just yet. Leaving my PS3 in my bedroom and putting the XD in the living room has...

By cnet on 73

If you don't need compatibility with iTunes, Roku's trio of ultra-affordable video boxes offers a wider range of streaming video and audio providers than you'll find on Apple...