Reviews of various TV sticks can be found on numerous shopping sites, including Amazon.com, BestBuy.com and Target.com. Comparisons and product reviews can be found on sites such as PCMag.com, TomsGuide.com, CNet.com and TechRadar.com. The reviews for the top streaming sticks are generally positive. Because these sticks receive similar review scores, choosing the correct streaming stick is up to the buyer's preference.
The top three streaming sticks are the Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV Stick and the Roku Streaming Stick, as reviewed by CNet.com. The Google Chromecast is the cheapest of the three options. It boasts a score of 4.1 out of five stars on Amazon.com, and its reviews are generally positive. The Chromecast is compatible with most of the modern streaming apps with the exception of Amazon Prime streaming.
The Amazon Fire TV Stick is $10 more than Google Chromecast and has a score of 4.2 out of five stars on Amazon.com. The Amazon Fire TV Stick is the most responsive of the three and also has a voice search option, states CNet.com. The stick is also loaded with games and comes with a free month of Amazon Prime.
The Roku Streaming Stick is the most expensive and has a score of four out of five stars on Amazon.com. Roku also has more channels than any of the other TV sticks.