The 10 Best 4K Streaming Devices

Updated January 12, 2019 by Daniel Imperiale

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We spent 21 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top options for this wiki. If you want to join the legions of cord cutters abandoning their expensive cable services in favor of more flexible entertainment options, you're going to want one of the 4K streaming devices from our list. They can easily run your favorite media apps, like Netflix, Hulu, and Prime Video, and some can even interface with your home automation systems, making them easier to setup and use than ever. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best 4k streaming device on Amazon.

10. Ouku Xiaomi Mi Box

9. Amdisi Mecool Android TV Box

8. Zoomtak TV Box

7. Wisewo Smart Mini

6. Amazon Fire TV Cube

5. Roku Stick Plus

4. Apple TV

3. Nvidia Shield Media HDR

2. Amazon Fire Stick

1. Roku Ultra

Editor's Notes

January 08, 2019: The heavy hitters in this category come from brands we expected to see, with Roku, Amazon, and Apple among the top ranks. NVIDIA's Shield system remains rather viable as well, while a few of the more suspicious KODI boxes stand out from within a sea of comparable brand-X options. Despite having better specs in some cases, these tend to have issues with their open source software bugging out on people.

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Last updated on January 12, 2019 by Daniel Imperiale

Daniel is a writer, actor, and director living in Los Angeles, CA. He spent a large portion of his 20s roaming the country in search of new experiences, taking on odd jobs in the strangest places, studying at incredible schools, and making art with empathy and curiosity.

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