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Netgear NeoTV Streaming Player

75
Global
Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
75

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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Engadget Summary

There's really just one reason to spend $50 on the Netgear NeoTV Streaming Player: It may be the cheapest way to get full 1080p streaming from Netflix and other services to your HDTV. That said, it's far from perfect, with a cumbersome user interface, and limited connectivity options; if you have an older HDTV, or are out of HDMI ports, forget about connecting it to your set. If you need more flexibility, and don't need 1080p, you'll get more options with Roku's similarly priced LT and HD models. If you want the flexibility and full HD, the Roku 2 XD is available for about $80. But for 1080p on the cheap, the NeoTV will do the job, as long as you can live with its other limitations.

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User Reviews

80
Ron A. Parker
VALUE With the NeoTV, Netgear lowers the entry point for Internet streaming...read more
20
FAL
Look elsewhere for media players. The Sony N200 & WDTV live much better...read more
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Video quality

80
 

Media support

80
 

Ease of use

70
 

Design and form factor

75
 

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