Latest in Apple

Image credit:

Apple TV vs Roku HD... fight!

Nilay Patel
09.30.10
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Sponsored Links

Two tiny black 720p boxes, two interesting choices. The $59 Roku HD will put Netflix, Amazon Video on Demand and Roku's 75 other content channels on your TV quickly and easily, while the $99 Apple TV offers up iTunes rentals, Netflix, and eventually AirPlay streaming from your iPad or iPhone. (You could step up to the Roku XDS with 1080p support for $99, but we don't think the extra money will be really worth it until the USB playback channel is released and / or there's more useful 1080p content available.) It's a tough decision, so check out our Apple TV review, our Roku XDS review, and our in-depth comparison chart to just try to make up your mind. Then again, you could grab 'em both and still not break the bank.

Gallery: Apple TV vs Roku HD... fight! | 11 Photos

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Popular on Engadget

The best mobile devices for students

The best mobile devices for students

View
YouTube pulls hundreds of channels tied to Hong Kong influence campaign

YouTube pulls hundreds of channels tied to Hong Kong influence campaign

View
'Fortnite' finally nerfs the hated B.R.U.T.E. mechs

'Fortnite' finally nerfs the hated B.R.U.T.E. mechs

View
After a year of Epic Games exclusivity, ‘Hades’ heads to Steam Early Access

After a year of Epic Games exclusivity, ‘Hades’ heads to Steam Early Access

View
Porsche streamlines the Taycan EV’s infotainment system

Porsche streamlines the Taycan EV’s infotainment system

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr