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Roku HD XR Player

alaTest has collected and analyzed 628 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the size and design. The price and usability also get good opinions, but many are negative about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Roku HD XR Player is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Yardena Arar (pcworld.com)

Roku HD-XR Review - PCWorld

 

A minor annoyance is that Roku provides only a composite video cable in the box; you're on your own for the required ethernet cable and the HDMI or component video cable needed for optimal HD support. (Roku does, however, offer a $20 HD cable package...

Simple, intuitive interface

No support for YouTube, Hulu, and Vudu

The Roku HD-XR does a superb job of delivering high-def video from Netflix, Amazon, MLB.TV, and several smaller services to your HDTV, either via ethernet or 802.11n Wi-Fi.

Nov, 2009

Expert review by : Michael Brown (maximumpc.com)

Roku HD XR Review

 

For a time, Roku was the only game in town when it came to streaming Netflix movies without a PC. That's probably because development of the device started at Neflix, where Roku founder Anthony Wood toiled for a time as VP of Internet TV.

If you’re a Netflix subscriber, you can stream movies on demand from that service. More importantly, you can browse and search through the company's streaming library. With earlier models, you had to browse with your PC, adding titles to a queue before...

Sep, 2010

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