TiVo Roamio OTA - Reviews, Prices, Specs and Alternatives

TiVo Roamio OTA

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Device Type Media streamers come in two types: TV sticks or TV boxes. Generally speaking, there are a few main differences between the two. The most obvious one is size. TV sticks are much more unobtrusive becaus ... Show more
TV Box
Video Quality
4K Capable 4K or Ultra-HD is the latest (and highest) screen resolution for TV sets. If you have a 4K TV, you must have a 4K capable TV box or stick in order to stream at the maximum resolution. For reference, 4 ... Show more
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No
Storage Space Measured in GB or TB, storage capacity on a media streamer limits the number of apps, movies, shows and games you can download on your device. More storage comes at a premium price, but may be worth i ... Show more
1 Tb
Web Content
Major Apps Available Does the device have some of the most popular apps/channels?
  • Netflix
  • Hulu
  • YouTube
  • Amazon Prime or Instant Video
SPotify, iHeartRadio
Downloadable Content Some media devices offer the opportunity to download content (rather than stream it) for a quicker experience uninterrupted by buffering. An example of this is Apple TV, which allows users to download ... Show more
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No
Web Browser Some media streamers will come with a web browser that allows you to search the internet on your TV, in addition to the myriad of apps available for download. While an interesting feature, the experie ... Show more
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Yes
Wireless Keyboard and touchpad
Live TV
Number of Digital Tuners A digital tuner, usually built-in to the TV or TV box, allows a TV to receive digital television signals broadcast by TV stations. More than one digital tuner allows you to record programs simultaneou ... Show more
4
Live Broadcasts A TV box or stick that connect to broadcast is key for those who want to watch live TV. Oftentimes, you can pay for a subscription to a TV network’s app (HBO, Starz, CBS, etc.), but this can add up fi ... Show more
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Yes
Record/Catch-Up TV If the TV box can connect to broadcast TV, you may be able to record live programs and replay past programs within a certain time period. This means no more missing your favorite shows! Set the box to ... Show more
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Yes
Pause/Rewind Live TV While watching live TV, you may want to pause the program or rewind a part you missed. Some media streamers are limited in how far you can rewind, such as 30 minutes. Also, if you pause the program fo ... Show more
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No
Controls
Voice Control A microphone—whether in the remote or on the box/stick—allows the user to control the TV using their voice. You can search for programs, change channels and apps, turn volume up or down, turn power on ... Show more
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No
Smartphone/Tablet Control Some media streamers allow you to control your TV with your smartphone or tablet by downloading an app on your device. The Google Chromcast is one example of a media streamer that does not use a remot ... Show more
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Yes
Connections
Network Connection Type The different network connections available for media streamers includes Ethernet, wireless/Wi-FI, Bluetooth, satellite, aerial/cable, and AirPlay. Most all media streamers will have Wi-Fi. If you hav ... Show more
  • Wired/Ethernet
  • Wireless/Wi-Fi
Device Connection Type The different outputs or device connections include HDMI, digital optical audio output, USB, SD or microSD. TV sticks will connect to your TV through HDMI, but won’t contain any outputs (except for po ... Show more
  • HDMI
  • USB
HDMI output, LAN, RF input, SPDIF output, USB 2.0, composite video/audio output, eSATA
Other Features
  • Up to 4 tuners
  • 1 TB storage
  • Can record up to 150 HD hours
Popularity 0-100 scale indicating how frequently people buy the product online. Recalculated daily.
85 / 100
Details
  • Record 4 shows at once and up to 75 hours of HD programming.(1) Replaces your cable box and works with your existing subscription (requires CableCARD); or plugs into any HD antenna to record over-the-air channels easily (over -the-air reception varies by location and is impacted by multiple factors).
  • TiVo service subscription is required. Options include a monthly service plan at $14.99/mo and a 1-year commitment,(4) and an annual service plan at $149.99/year.(5)
  • Your favorite streaming apps are fully integrated: No more switching inputs, remotes or devices. Access Netflix, Amazon Prime, HBO GO, Hulu, Pandora and more from one, integrated experience.(2)
  • Watch eye-popping 4K/UHD content. Fully 4K/Ultra High-Definition compatible right out of the box, so you can soak up all that crisp color, clarity and detail.
  • SkipMode allows you to skip through entire commercial breaks of recorded shows at the press of a single button.(3) QuickMode lets you watch recorded shows 30% faster with pitch-corrected audio.
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Other Info
Brand
TiVo
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Warranty
1 Year Warranty on Parts, 90 Days Labor
Physical Features
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White
Weight

3.7 lbs
 
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Key features
  • Works with all digital HD antennas
  • Record four shows at once
  • Up to 75 HD hours of programming
  • 1 TB DVR

TiVo Roamio OTA is a very popular and one of the most expensive options. It's in the top 3 bestselling streaming players and has a couple of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as TiVo BOLT or Teradek VidiU Pro .

TiVo Roamio OTA was released last year in January. There are a lot of newer streaming players on the market. Show newer Streaming Players

TiVo Roamio OTA is $635 more expensive than an average streaming player ($64.99).

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