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Vizio Co-Star Stream Player

70
Engadget
Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
70

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

At $99, the Co-Star is the least expensive way to get the Google TV experience, but the price doesn't come without trade-offs.

Pros
  • The least expensive Google TVOnLiveApp Tray menu overlay
Cons
  • No built-in IR emitterAwkward remote
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Scores

Engadget

70
 

User Reviews

40
Sam Staley
I've got a Roku, a few Apple TVs (some jailbroken, some not) and a Logitech...read more
80
Chris Kapusta
The HardwareIn the box you’ll find the Co-Star, a power adapter, the remote,...read more
80
Ariel Garcia
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
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60
Average Critic Score

Video quality

70
 

Ease of use

76
 

Media support

65
 

Design and form factor

68
 

How It Stacks Up

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84

Engadget

84
 

Critic

76
 

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85
 
56

Engadget

56
 

Critic

56
 

User

63
 
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How It Stacks Up

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84

Engadget

84
 

Critic

76
 

User

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User

85
 
56

Engadget

56
 

Critic

56
 

User

63
 
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