Editors Liked

  • Access to Google Play store; Smooth streaming performance; Small portable design; Affordable
  • Offers a wide variety of streaming services, can double as a casual gaming console, turns a regular TV into a “smart tv”
  • Inexpensive. Runs Android. MicroSD and USB port for sideloading your own media. Works with any HDTV with an HDMI port

Editors Didn't Like

  • No Bluetooth; Poorly designed user interface; Finicky remote; Singlecore processor
  • Android not really built for keyboard and mouse input, WiFi antenna is weak, Google services run slowly
  • Sluggish performance. Cumbersome on-screen navigation