Remotes / controllers comparing Remotes / controllers

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Engadget score

83
90
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88

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Avg. critic rating

7.8
7.9
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8.0
8.0

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Avg. user rating

9.0
8.5
8.7
9.2
8.7

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Price

$19

General

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Form factor

IR station
Bar
Bar
Bar
Bar

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Number of hard buttons

25
7
35
46

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Button illumination

Backlit
Backlit
Backlit

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Navigation type

D-pad
D-pad
D-pad
D-pad

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Programmable

Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes

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Programming types

Direct / codes
IR learning, USB

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OS support

Windows (7, Vista, XP), Mac OS (OS X)

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Non-volatile memory

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Macros / activities

No
Yes

Display

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Display

Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes

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Screen size

2.4 inches
2.4 inches

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Screen resolution

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Screen type

LCD (Color)
LCD (Color)
LCD (Active, Color, Backlit)

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Touchscreen

Yes
Capacitive [finger]
No

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Ambient light sensor

No

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Customization

Button labels

Other features

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Home automation support

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Media PC control

Yes
No

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Contextual help system

No
Yes

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Built-in programming guide

No
No

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Speaker

No
No

Communication

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Wireless type

Infrared, Bluetooth
Infrared
Infrared
Infrared, Bluetooth, RF / radio
Infrared

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WiFi

Yes
No
802.11 b, g, n
No

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WiFi encryption

WEP, WPA, WPA2

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Range

Receiver / bridge

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Receiver / bridge (included)

No
Yes
No

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Connections

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2-way control support

No
No

Power

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Battery size

Rechargeable
Rechargeable
Rechargeable

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Battery type

NiMH

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Battery status indicator

Yes
No
No

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Pick up / motion sensor

No
No

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Charging base

Yes
No
No

Size and Weight

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Pricing and Availability

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Availability

Available
Available
Available
Available
Available

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Discontinued (US)

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Released (US)

August, 2013
October 3, 2012
October 20, 2009
May, 2013

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Announced (US)

June 19, 2013
October 20, 2009
April 16, 2013
September 3, 2009

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Rumored (US)

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Original price

$349 USD
$249.99 USD
$19 USD
$129.99 USD
$119.99 USD

Colors

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Colors

Black
Black
Silver
Black
Gray

General Info

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Mfr. warranty

1 year
1 year
2 years
1 year

Environmental

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