Proof-positive: Today only, and while supplies last, Best Buy has the Insignia 32-inch LED TV with built-in Fire TV for just $99.99 (plus tax). That’s $70 off the regular price.
So: Fire TV or Roku? The latter gets more attention these days, but Fire TV is arguably just as good (maybe even better). It affords most of the same streaming apps: Netflix, Hulu, HBO and so on. (Alas, if you want YouTube, you have to access it via a web-browser app.) And it comes with an Alexa-enabled remote, so you can bark orders at the TV.
Fire TV also affords access to various Alexa skills and a huge library of Amazon apps. For example, you could play the excellent party game Quiplash — something Roku can’t do.
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Here’s the only real hedge: The TV tops out at 720p (that is, 1,366×768-pixel) resolution, meaning it’s definitely not suited for computer use. Some would also argue that 720p is a bit low for a 32-inch screen. I’d say it’s the cutoff point: Anything larger and you’ll definitely want 1080p. But here it’s probably sufficient.
Indeed, look no further than the 1,000-plus customer ratings, which average out to 4.6 stars. Few people appear to have an issue with the 720p resolution.
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