Whether you want to escape the cable company or to abandon the terrible interface that’s built into your smart TV, a reliable streaming device is a wonderful thing.
Roku, Apple, Google, and Amazon all make options that might be right for you, but figuring out which platform to go with can be a pain. To help, we’ve gathered the best 4K HDR-ready TV streaming devices together for a battle royale—all streaming boxes, sticks, and cubes. Whether you’re hoping to stream the latest episode of The Mandalorian or your favorite YouTuber, we’ve separated each of our favorites by what they do best.
Be sure to check out all our guides, especially for picking the best Roku, as well as the best TVs, best soundbars, and best smart speakers we’ve seen.
Updated November 2020: We’ve added the new Chromecast with Google TV.