Top 10 Best Streaming Media Devices Under $50

Compared to cable TV services, streaming media devices offer you better flexibility where you can sign up and cancel anytime without termination fees or penalties, cheaper service pricing (like less than $10 per month), and customized viewing. [1]

So if you like to enjoy the benefits mentioned above, and looking for the best streaming media device priced under $50, the list below will simplify your search.

Editor Note:
”In this price range, no wonder if Fire TV Stick is ranked at the first place on our list as it provides access to over 500,000 movies and TV episodes and allows you to control this streaming device with your voice”.

1. Fire TV Stick (under $40)
• Reviewed by 166.636 verified buyers – 4.4 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Streaming Media Devices With Alexa Voice Remote
• Access to over 500,000 movies and TV episodes from Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, HBO, SHOWTIME, STARZ, and more. Plus, access millions of websites such as YouTube, Facebook, and Reddit with browsers like Silk and Firefox.
• Launch and control content with the included Alexa Voice Remote. Simply say, “Play Game of Thrones” or “Launch Netflix” and Alexa will respond instantly. Plus, play music, find movie show times, order a pizza, and more—just ask.
• No cable or satellite? No problem. Watch the best of live TV and sports from AMC, HGTV, ESPN, FOX, and others with a subscription to DIRECTV NOW, or top-rated primetime shows with CBS All Access.
• Find the best way to watch with universal search results from over 190 channels and apps including Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Video.
• Pick up where you left off. Bring hit shows and movies with you when you travel. Plug Fire TV Stick into any TV’s HDMI port, connect to Wi-Fi, and continue watching.
• Play current favorites or quickly discover what to watch next directly from the Home screen.
Amazon Prime members get unlimited access to Prime Video, featuring thousands of movies and TV episodes at no additional cost. Plus, members can add over 100 premium and specialty channels like HBO and SHOWTIME—no cable or satellite subscription necessary.
• Dimensions: 3.4” x 1.2” x 0.5”; 1.1 oz

2. Micca Speck G2 (under $40)
• Reviewed by 4.220 verified buyers – 4.2 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 1080p Full-HD Ultra Portable Digital Media Player For USB Drives and SD/SDHC Cards
• MKV, AVI, TS/TP, MP4/M4V (up to 4GB in size), MOV, VOB, M2TS
• Wide Range Video Codec Support: H.264/AVC, VC-1, MPEG1/2/4
• Audio Format Support: MP3, OGG, FLAC, APE
• Ultra portable compact design: only 3" x 2.3" x 0.6"
• Supports SD cards up to 32GB, and USB flash drives and hard drives up to 2TB
• Dimensions: 3 x 2.5 x 0.6 inches; 5 ounces

3. Roku Express (under $30)
• Reviewed by 1.961 verified buyers – 4.5 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Easy HD streaming, incredible price and power consumption is less than 2.2W (typical) when streaming
• NOW 5x more powerful!
• 500, 000 plus movies and TV episodes
• Easy-to-use remote, intuitive navigation, search across top channels
• Free mobile app for iOS or android
• Dimensions: 3.3 x 1.4 x 1 inches; 10.4 ounces

4. Roku 3600R (under $36)
• Reviewed by 1.530 verified buyers – 3.8 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Streaming Stick With Quad-Core Processor & Dual-Band Wi-Fi
• HD STREAMING: Supports streaming services including Amazon, VUDU, Netflix, Hulu, Google Play, and more
• HDMI COMPATIBLE: Easy to install, connects to any HDTV with an HDMI port
• FREE APP: Dedicated Roku app for smartphone and tablet compatibility
• Dimensions: 5.6 x 5.1 x 1.6 inches; 9.6 ounces

5. Roku 3700XB Express (under $26)
• Reviewed by 539 verified buyers – 4.1 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• HD Streaming Media Device With HDMI Cable
• There are no monthly rental fees for owning a Roku Express-it’s so affordable, you can make every TV in your home smart.
• Dimensions: 7.9 x 4.8 x 2 inches; 9.9 ounces

6. VonHaus (under $37)
• Reviewed by 330 verified buyers – 3.5 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 1080p HD TV Digital Mini Media Player
• Download media (videos, music, etc) from the internet, save it to USB drive/memory card/HDD then play it through your HD TV!
• Turn your USB drive into an HD media player - Play content from USB drives/USB HDD devices and SD/MMC/MS Memory Cards
• Full-HD 1080p video playback (Not just upscaling like other brands) - Experience spectacular Full-HD video picture quality and crystal-clear digital audio
• Connects to your TV with the FREE HDMI CABLE INCLUDED or using an AV output! Features include: USB host port, LED light (Blue=On), IR Receiver, SD/MMC/MS card slot, Composite AV port, HDMI port, Power supply jack & Power supply
• Supports hard drives up to 2TB and SD/MS cards up to 64GB. A great product for ultimate in-house entertainment - IMPROVED MODEL REMOTE CONTROL included!
• Dimensions: 5.7 x 4.5 x 2.9 inches; 13.9 ounces

7. Leelbox Q2 (under $50)
• Reviewed by 179 verified buyers – 3.8 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Mini Android 7.1 TV Box 2GB+8GB with BT 4.0 Supporting 4K (60Hz)
• [Stable, Fast and High Quality WIFI signal] Professional H.265 video decoding technology and WIFI 2.4GHZ, offering a more stable WIFI signal to enjoy a higher quality video experience. 2G RAM/ 8G ROM, 32G Max Extended Capacity gives you more space and caches to enjoy your leisure time
• [3D+4K & BT 4.0] No need go to The cinema to watch 3D movie,Q2 mini android box updated version support 4k and 3D!
• Infrared Remote Control Receiver Module Design make it no need to press the button of remote control face toward the tv box. With BT4.0,you can connect any BT equipment to enjoy the movie.have fun but do not bother others!
• [2+8gb memory] Unlike other 1+8gb tv box,Q2 mini add 1gb more memory on the box which will makes your box stay away from buffering. Take a leelbox mini keyboard will make it more convenient when using this box.
• Dimensions: 2 x 1.2 x 0.6 inches; 5.3 ounces

8. Keedox (under $36)
• Reviewed by 150 verified buyers – 3.6 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• HD Digital Media Player - HDMI FULL HD 1080P for USB Drivers, SD Cards, HDD, External Devices
• Experience Full 1080P media in this digital media player
• Supports MKV, AVI, TS/TP, MP4/M4V, MOV, VOB, RM, M2TS, WMV, PMP, RM/RMVB, MPG, M2TS video files up to 4GB in size.
• Plug and play. Plug in your USB drivers, HDD, SD cards. Then a few clicks and you are ready to enjoy your movies on your HDTV. Turn your TV into media center with this home media player
• Compliant with HDMI and Composite AV output.
• Dimensions: 5.8 x 4.6 x 3.1 inches; 12 ounces

9. AGPtek (under $33)
• Reviewed by 140 verified buyers – 3.8 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Mini 1080p Full-HD Ultra HDMI Digital Media Player for -MKV/RM- HDD USB Drives and SD Cards
• Full HD 1080p supports most video decoding formats: RM, RMVB, AVI, DIVX, MKV, MOV, HDMOV, MP4, M4V, PMP, AVC, FLV, VOB, MPG, DAT, MPEG, TS, TP, M2TS, WMV, (H.264,H.263,WMV9/VC-1,MPEG1/2/4),Not support VPR files
• Drive external USB storage devices such as USB HDD(the partition of the HDD should be MBR,not GPT) or USB pen drive, up to 2TB, can manage the files in devices connected to, manage delete or copy between each others. Compatible with both Windows and MAC OS
• Reads hard drives formatted in FAT,FAT32 and NTFS, supports hard drives up to 2TB and SD/MS cards up to 64GB. Also plays subtitle files as well as loop videos
• Auto play from the break point, support Repeat, Zoom, FF, BF, Rotate functions Also come with a handy remote to easily navigate the menu screen
• Dimensions: 2.4 x 0.5 x 2.4 inches; 9.9 ounces

10. Buyee (under $35)
• Reviewed by 119 verified buyers – 3.5 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Portable Full 1080p HD Multi Media Player 3 Outputs Hdmi, Vga, Av, 2 Inputs Sd Card & USB Reader for Hdds or Pen Drives, Digital Auto-play & Loop-play
• Supports video formats, such as RM, RMVB, MPEG1/2/4, AVI, DAT, MOV, MKV, TS, M2TS, TP, FLV, WMV, etc.Supports music formats, such as MP3, WMA, WAV, OGG, ACC, FLAC, ALAC, APE.
• Supports hang-up subtitle formats, such as SMI, ASS, SSA, SRT, SUB, PGS, SUB+IDX.Supports picture formats, such as JPG, BMP, PNG, GIF, TIFF.
• Supports picture play modes: multi-picture preview and full-screen slide show.Its definition can be up to 1080P.There are AV, HDMI, YPrPb and VGA interfaces for video output.
• Supports kinds of memory cards, such as SD, SDHC, MMC, MS card. It can read all files stored in these cards.Supports USB interface of HOST function, and it can play the files in USB storage devices directly, such as USB disk, USB HD, etc.
• Supports many different languages, such as English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, French, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, German, Dutch, Japanese, Polish, Thai, Turkish, Czech, Italian.Supports election play, background music and automatic memory.Small size and light weight, easy to install and convenient to use.
• Dimensions: 5.5 x 3.5 x 1 inches; 1.04 pounds

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