Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, people are mostly staying at home to keep them protected from the virus. At this point in time, entertainment has become one of the most relaxing factors and it has taken the centre stage. Talking about entertainment, how can we not mention about OTT platforms that let us enjoy watching movies, TV shows and a lot more via streaming devices.
If you are looking forward for a streaming device, then you need to know that there are several such options in the market that will make you spoilt for choice. Without further ado, here is a list of the top five streaming devices you can buy in India right now.
Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite
This is a budget streaming device in the country with an easy-to-use software and is bundled with all popular streaming apps. It has been launched with a remote control that has Alexa voice search inbuilt. The other highlights of the Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite priced at Rs 2,999 include support for FHD 1080p streaming, HDR10, HDR10+ and HLG formats and support for Hindi. Also, it lets you cast your smartphone’s screen.
Mi TV Stick
Xiaomi’s media streaming device – the Mi TV Stick is available for Rs 2,499. It comes with Google Assistant, Chromecast for screen mirroring, and runs Android TV 9 Pie. There is support for FHD 1080p video playback, all popular streaming apps, a bundled remote, smart home control capability and more. However, it misses out on support for HDR content.
Airtel XStream Box
This is a modern-day streaming box that supports 4K HDR content, Chromecast, Google Assistant, Android TV, and an easy-to-use remote control. The other aspects of the Airtel XStream Box include access to all popular DTH channels. The downside is that it misses out on HDR10+ and Dolby Vision. You can get this streaming box for Rs 2,499.
Tata Sky Binge+
The Tata Sky Binge+ is another smart media streaming device that is lets you access all popular DTH channels. It comes bundled with popular streaming apps, supports Chromecast for screen mirroring and Google Assstant for voice search, and runs Android TV. The Tata Sky Binge+ is priced at Rs 2,999.
Apple TV 4K
If you an Apple fan, then you can get the Apple TV 4K priced at a whopping Rs 17,500 onwards. It is ideal for those who use an iPhone, iPad or Mac. The pricey option out there comes with AirPlay 2, Siri, and HomeKit. It comes bundled with a remote that lets you play games. You can control your other smart home products via HomeKit.