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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for top rated media players.

A media player is a device that plays back digital video and audio files. The most popular media players are those that can play DVDs and CDs, as well as stream Internet radio and music files from a networked PC. Browse the top-ranked list of top-rated media players below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Amazon - Fire TV Stick 4K streaming device, includes support for Wi-Fi 6, Dolby Vision/Atmos, free & live TV - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Terrific access to lots of media from all over. Works great. Very user friendly. ...Definitely more resonsive. Great media streamer."

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    Cinematic experience - Watch in vibrant 4K Ultra HD with support for Dolby Vision, HDR10+, and immersive Dolby Atmos audio.
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    "Terrific access to lots of media from all over. Works great. Very user friendly. ...Definitely more resonsive. Great media streamer."

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    Cinematic experience - Watch in vibrant 4K Ultra HD with support for Dolby Vision, HDR10+, and immersive Dolby Atmos audio.
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  2. NVIDIA - SHIELD Android TV Pro - 16GB - 4K HDR Streaming Media Player with Google Assistant and GeForce NOW - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Media Player...great media player best on the market nothing comes close!...Best Media Player!!...Best!!! AWESOME!!!! BEST MEDIA PLAYER!!!!!"

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    Enjoy fast online streaming with this NVIDIA SHIELD TV media player. The 4K HDR capability provides visual quality, while Dolby Atmos and DTS-X surround sound offer an immersive watching and listening experience. This NVIDIA SHIELD TV media player supports unlimited applications for movies, shows, games and music of your choosing, providing endless entertainment. GeForce NOW instantly transforms SHIELD TV into a powerful PC gaming rig. Play over 1000+ titles and nearly 100 of the biggest free to play games. The new GeForce NOW RTX 3080 membership unlocks GeForce RTX 3080 gaming servers in 4K HDR, the shortest wait times and longest session lengths, with RTX ON including ray tracing and DLSS graphics for supported games.
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    "Media Player...great media player best on the market nothing comes close!...Best Media Player!!...Best!!! AWESOME!!!! BEST MEDIA PLAYER!!!!!"

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    Enjoy fast online streaming with this NVIDIA SHIELD TV media player. The 4K HDR capability provides visual quality, while Dolby Atmos and DTS-X surround sound offer an immersive watching and listening experience. This NVIDIA SHIELD TV media player supports unlimited applications for movies, shows, games and music of your choosing, providing endless entertainment. GeForce NOW instantly transforms SHIELD TV into a powerful PC gaming rig. Play over 1000+ titles and nearly 100 of the biggest free to play games. The new GeForce NOW RTX 3080 membership unlocks GeForce RTX 3080 gaming servers in 4K HDR, the shortest wait times and longest session lengths, with RTX ON including ray tracing and DLSS graphics for supported games.
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  3. NVIDIA - SHIELD Android TV - 8GB - 4K HDR Streaming Media Player with Google Assistant and GeForce NOW - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "The best media player in the market....The best media player in the market. Very easy to use....The best streaming Media player...Best media player with the Google....very cool and easy ... "

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    Watch your favorite content with this NVIDIA SHIELD TV 4K streaming media player. The NVIDIA Tegra X1+ processor ensures fast performance, and Gigabit Ethernet and dual-band Wi-Fi connectivity help minimize buffering and maximize stream quality. This NVIDIA SHIELD TV 4K streaming media player includes an advanced remote that lets you search for and play content using voice commands.GeForce NOW instantly transforms SHIELD TV into a powerful PC gaming rig. Play over 1000+ titles and nearly 100 of the biggest free to play games. The new GeForce NOW RTX 3080 membership unlocks GeForce RTX 3080 gaming servers in 4K HDR, the shortest wait times and longest session lengths, with RTX ON including ray tracing and DLSS graphics for supported games.
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    "The best media player in the market....The best media player in the market. Very easy to use....The best streaming Media player...Best media player with the Google....very cool and easy ... "

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    Watch your favorite content with this NVIDIA SHIELD TV 4K streaming media player. The NVIDIA Tegra X1+ processor ensures fast performance, and Gigabit Ethernet and dual-band Wi-Fi connectivity help minimize buffering and maximize stream quality. This NVIDIA SHIELD TV 4K streaming media player includes an advanced remote that lets you search for and play content using voice commands.GeForce NOW instantly transforms SHIELD TV into a powerful PC gaming rig. Play over 1000+ titles and nearly 100 of the biggest free to play games. The new GeForce NOW RTX 3080 membership unlocks GeForce RTX 3080 gaming servers in 4K HDR, the shortest wait times and longest session lengths, with RTX ON including ray tracing and DLSS graphics for supported games.
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  4. Roku Express | Streaming Media Player with Standard Remote (no TV controls) - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great Streaming Media Player...Great streaming media player y excellent programing...Roku media player...I like this Roku media player. This Roku player is easy use."

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    Roku Express is the easiest way to start streaming the entertainment you love on any TV. With a quick guided setup and everything you need included, it’s the perfect streaming device for new users but powerful enough for seasoned pros. Enjoy a fast, seamless streaming experience in sharp HD picture. Watch what you want for less with a massive selection of free, live, and premium TV, including exclusive Roku® Originals and 400+ live TV channels for free on The Roku Channel. It’s the perfect way to start streaming or upgrade additional TVs with your favorite entertainment without the extra cable box—or cable cost.
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    "Great Streaming Media Player...Great streaming media player y excellent programing...Roku media player...I like this Roku media player. This Roku player is easy use."

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    Roku Express is the easiest way to start streaming the entertainment you love on any TV. With a quick guided setup and everything you need included, it’s the perfect streaming device for new users but powerful enough for seasoned pros. Enjoy a fast, seamless streaming experience in sharp HD picture. Watch what you want for less with a massive selection of free, live, and premium TV, including exclusive Roku® Originals and 400+ live TV channels for free on The Roku Channel. It’s the perfect way to start streaming or upgrade additional TVs with your favorite entertainment without the extra cable box—or cable cost.
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  5. Amazon - Fire TV Cube 3rd Gen Streaming Media Player with 4K Ultra HD Wi-Fi 6E and Alexa Voice Remote - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "MEDIA PLAYER...Best modest priced media player in town....Best streaming media player on the market. Best modest price Dolby Vision and Atmos featured media player out there."

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    Fire TV Cube brings lightning-fast app starts and smooth 4K streaming with an octa-core 2.0 GHZ  processor, Wi-Fi 6E support and hands-free Alexa. Plus, Now you can connect compatible devices and seamlessly navigate from streaming to your cable box, game console, or webcam.
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    "MEDIA PLAYER...Best modest priced media player in town....Best streaming media player on the market. Best modest price Dolby Vision and Atmos featured media player out there."

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    Fire TV Cube brings lightning-fast app starts and smooth 4K streaming with an octa-core 2.0 GHZ  processor, Wi-Fi 6E support and hands-free Alexa. Plus, Now you can connect compatible devices and seamlessly navigate from streaming to your cable box, game console, or webcam.
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  6. Roku Streambar Pro 4K Streaming Media Player, Cinematic Audio, Voice Remote, TV Controls and Headphone Mode - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "roku Stream bar pro 4k streaming media player cinematic we enjoyed make sound louder and good for music or TV...The media player works well and the sound quality is quite good overall."

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    Roku Streambar Pro is the ultimate 2-in-1 entertainment upgrade with Roku streaming and cinematic sound for any TV. Upgrade to America’s #1 TV streaming platform* and enjoy a massive selection of free and live TV in vibrant 4K HDR picture quality. The customizable home screen puts your favorite channels like Netflix, Disney+, Max, Apple TV+, and Hulu front and center. Enjoy an immersive audio experience with virtual surround. Crisp, clean audio makes dialogue easier to hear. You can even quiet loud commercials automatically plus stream music with Bluetooth. Setup is simple with everything in the box, including the Roku voice remote with that controls your TV, sound, and streaming and has personal shortcuts and a lost remote finder. For even bigger sound, add deep, rich bass with Roku Wireless Bass Pro and immersive surround sound with Roku Wireless Speakers (sold separately). Just plug in and wirelessly pair.  *Based on hours streamed—Hypothesis Group.
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    "roku Stream bar pro 4k streaming media player cinematic we enjoyed make sound louder and good for music or TV...The media player works well and the sound quality is quite good overall."

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    Roku Streambar Pro is the ultimate 2-in-1 entertainment upgrade with Roku streaming and cinematic sound for any TV. Upgrade to America’s #1 TV streaming platform* and enjoy a massive selection of free and live TV in vibrant 4K HDR picture quality. The customizable home screen puts your favorite channels like Netflix, Disney+, Max, Apple TV+, and Hulu front and center. Enjoy an immersive audio experience with virtual surround. Crisp, clean audio makes dialogue easier to hear. You can even quiet loud commercials automatically plus stream music with Bluetooth. Setup is simple with everything in the box, including the Roku voice remote with that controls your TV, sound, and streaming and has personal shortcuts and a lost remote finder. For even bigger sound, add deep, rich bass with Roku Wireless Bass Pro and immersive surround sound with Roku Wireless Speakers (sold separately). Just plug in and wirelessly pair.  *Based on hours streamed—Hypothesis Group.
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  7. Roku - Streambar Powerful 4K Streaming Media Player, Premium Audio, All in One, Voice Remote and TV controls - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Streambar Powerful 4K Streaming Media Player...Roku - Streambar Powerful 4K Streaming Media Player, Premium Audio, All in One, Voice Remote and TV controls - Black works great....Roku steambar media player & TV controls...love Roku streambar powerful 4K steaming media player wish i had ordered it sooner great sound from a small box"

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    Roku Streambar is the powerful 2-in-1 entertainment upgrade with Roku streaming and premium sound for any TV. Upgrade to America’s #1 TV streaming platform and enjoy a massive selection of free and live TV in vibrant 4K HDR picture quality. The customizable home screen puts your favorite channels like Netflix, Disney+, HBO Max, Apple TV+, Sling, and Hulu front and center. Crisp, clean audio makes dialogue easier to hear and with its compact design, you’ll be amazed at how something so small can fill your room with sound. You can even quiet loud commercials automatically plus stream music with Bluetooth. Setup is simple with everything in the box, including the Roku voice remote that controls your TV, sound, and streaming.  For even bigger sound, add deep, rich bass with Roku Wireless Bass and immersive surround sound with Roku Wireless Speakers (sold separately). Just plug in and wirelessly pair.   *Based on hours streamed—Hypothesis Group.
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    "Streambar Powerful 4K Streaming Media Player...Roku - Streambar Powerful 4K Streaming Media Player, Premium Audio, All in One, Voice Remote and TV controls - Black works great....Roku steambar media player & TV controls...love Roku streambar powerful 4K steaming media player wish i had ordered it sooner great sound from a small box"

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    Roku Streambar is the powerful 2-in-1 entertainment upgrade with Roku streaming and premium sound for any TV. Upgrade to America’s #1 TV streaming platform and enjoy a massive selection of free and live TV in vibrant 4K HDR picture quality. The customizable home screen puts your favorite channels like Netflix, Disney+, HBO Max, Apple TV+, Sling, and Hulu front and center. Crisp, clean audio makes dialogue easier to hear and with its compact design, you’ll be amazed at how something so small can fill your room with sound. You can even quiet loud commercials automatically plus stream music with Bluetooth. Setup is simple with everything in the box, including the Roku voice remote that controls your TV, sound, and streaming.  For even bigger sound, add deep, rich bass with Roku Wireless Bass and immersive surround sound with Roku Wireless Speakers (sold separately). Just plug in and wirelessly pair.   *Based on hours streamed—Hypothesis Group.
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  8. Roku Express 4K+ | Streaming Player HD/4K/HDR with Roku Voice Remote with TV Controls, includes Premium HDMI Cable - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great media player for my bedroom Tv. Have not had any problems with media player...Roku-Express 4K+(2021) streaming media player...This Roku-Express 4K+(2021) streaming media player work very good and fast speed."

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    Start streaming in brilliant 4K picture and vivid HDR color with Roku Express 4K+. The fast wireless performance gives you a smooth streaming experience, even with multiple streaming devices connected to your network—it’s perfect for watching in 4K! Use the included voice remote to power up your TV, adjust the volume, and control your streaming so you don’t have to juggle remotes. Easily give voice commands to search, launch channels, turn captions on, and more in just a press. Best of all, Roku streaming gives you a massive selection of free and live TV, and a customizable home screen with your favorite channels, like Netflix, Max, Disney Plus, YouTube, Prime Video, and more, front and center. Setup is a cinch with everything you need in the box, including a Premium High Speed HDMI® Cable. Roku Express 4K+ also works with popular voice assistants. Ask Alexa or Hey Google to launch channels, search for entertainment, control your streaming, and more. You can also control your TV using the Apple Home app or Siri on your Apple devices.
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    "Great media player for my bedroom Tv. Have not had any problems with media player...Roku-Express 4K+(2021) streaming media player...This Roku-Express 4K+(2021) streaming media player work very good and fast speed."

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    Start streaming in brilliant 4K picture and vivid HDR color with Roku Express 4K+. The fast wireless performance gives you a smooth streaming experience, even with multiple streaming devices connected to your network—it’s perfect for watching in 4K! Use the included voice remote to power up your TV, adjust the volume, and control your streaming so you don’t have to juggle remotes. Easily give voice commands to search, launch channels, turn captions on, and more in just a press. Best of all, Roku streaming gives you a massive selection of free and live TV, and a customizable home screen with your favorite channels, like Netflix, Max, Disney Plus, YouTube, Prime Video, and more, front and center. Setup is a cinch with everything you need in the box, including a Premium High Speed HDMI® Cable. Roku Express 4K+ also works with popular voice assistants. Ask Alexa or Hey Google to launch channels, search for entertainment, control your streaming, and more. You can also control your TV using the Apple Home app or Siri on your Apple devices.
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  9. Chromecast with Google TV (4K) - Snow - Front_Zoom

    Model: GA01919-US
    SKU: 6425976
    Top comment

    "Good media player....Good all around media player...with some know how u can do lots with this including game emulation....Best media player...Best media player /streamer.. Very easy to setup.. Lots of options to sideload apps.."

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    Chromecast with Google TV brings you the entertainment you love, in up to 4K HDR.* Get personal recommendations from your subscriptions - all in one place. No jumping between apps to decide what to watch. Watch content from Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+, YouTube, Apple TV app, Peacock, HBO Max and many more.**
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    "Good media player....Good all around media player...with some know how u can do lots with this including game emulation....Best media player...Best media player /streamer.. Very easy to setup.. Lots of options to sideload apps.."

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    Chromecast with Google TV brings you the entertainment you love, in up to 4K HDR.* Get personal recommendations from your subscriptions - all in one place. No jumping between apps to decide what to watch. Watch content from Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+, YouTube, Apple TV app, Peacock, HBO Max and many more.**
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  10. Roku Streaming Stick 4K | Streaming Device with Voice Remote and Long-Range Wi-Fi - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "This particular is a Roku upgrade for me. The lower-priced media player did not adhere to the TV for very long so a friend suggested I upgrade to this one, and I'm pleased I did....Roku media player...One of the best media players unlike the fire stick the Roku player has its own channel and completely free no subscription and tv shows and movies are up to date and awesome as well as its own Roku contents only"

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    Roku® Streaming Stick® 4K is faster and more powerful than ever. The redesigned long-range Wi-Fi® receiver is super-charged with up to 2x the speed—exactly what you need for seamless streaming in spectacular 4K, Dolby Vision®, and HDR10+ picture. A sleek, compact design hides behind your TV and gives you portability that can’t be beat, making it easier than ever to turn any TV into your favorite streaming TV. Whether you’re setting up a dorm room or traveling for work, all you have to do is plug in and play. And controlling your entertainment? That’s easier than ever too, thanks to the included push-to-talk voice remote—just say what you’re looking for and let the remote do the rest. Start streaming in a snap with America’s #1 TV streaming platform* and enjoy a massive selection of free, live, and premium TV from Netflix, Disney+, HBO Max, Apple TV+, and more, as well as Emmy®-nominated Roku® Originals only on The Roku Channel. All this in one tiny device? Portable’s never been so powerful. *Based on hours streamed—Hypothesis Group.
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    "This particular is a Roku upgrade for me. The lower-priced media player did not adhere to the TV for very long so a friend suggested I upgrade to this one, and I'm pleased I did....Roku media player...One of the best media players unlike the fire stick the Roku player has its own channel and completely free no subscription and tv shows and movies are up to date and awesome as well as its own Roku contents only"

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    Roku® Streaming Stick® 4K is faster and more powerful than ever. The redesigned long-range Wi-Fi® receiver is super-charged with up to 2x the speed—exactly what you need for seamless streaming in spectacular 4K, Dolby Vision®, and HDR10+ picture. A sleek, compact design hides behind your TV and gives you portability that can’t be beat, making it easier than ever to turn any TV into your favorite streaming TV. Whether you’re setting up a dorm room or traveling for work, all you have to do is plug in and play. And controlling your entertainment? That’s easier than ever too, thanks to the included push-to-talk voice remote—just say what you’re looking for and let the remote do the rest. Start streaming in a snap with America’s #1 TV streaming platform* and enjoy a massive selection of free, live, and premium TV from Netflix, Disney+, HBO Max, Apple TV+, and more, as well as Emmy®-nominated Roku® Originals only on The Roku Channel. All this in one tiny device? Portable’s never been so powerful. *Based on hours streamed—Hypothesis Group.
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