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Best DVRs and Media players

Find the best TV recorder or set top box for your needs from our reviews of the best DVD recorder with digital tuner, HD digital video recorder, PVR, HD set top box, Freeview box.

  1. Humax HDR-1100S

    Humax HDR-1100S

    Price as reviewed £189.00
    1 Oct 2015
    Our rating:
    9/10

    Humax’s slick, versatile Freesat PVR makes catch-up TV easy

  2. Humax HDR-1800T

    Humax HDR-1800T

    Price as reviewed £149.99
    13 Feb 2015
    Our rating:
    9/10

    Bag yourself a bargain with this terrific Freeview+HD recorder

  3. Humax DTR-T2000 YouView+

    Humax DTR-T2000 YouView+

    Price as reviewed £179.99
    10 Nov 2014
    Our rating:
    9/10

    Simply one of the finest ways to access Freeview TV

  4. Apple TV

    Apple TV 2015

    Price as reviewed £129.00
    2 Nov 2015
    Our rating:
    8/10

    Apple's new entertainment hub is a brilliant TV companion

  5. Chromecast 2

    Chromecast 2

    Price as reviewed £30.00
    16 Oct 2015
    Our rating:
    8/10

    A tepid, but solid follow up to Google's 2014 media streamer

  6. Chromecast Audio 9

    Chromecast Audio

    Price as reviewed £30.00
    9 Oct 2015
    Our rating:
    8/10

    Google breathes new life into your old speakers

  7. EE TV

    EE TV

    Price free/subscription
    30 Dec 2014
    Our rating:
    8/10

    The mobile and broadband provider makes a decent bid for your living room

  8. Netflix 4K Ultra HD

    Netflix 4K Ultra HD

    Price as reviewed £8.99
    15 Dec 2014
    Our rating:
    8/10

    Is Netflix's 4K content worth the price hike on your monthly subs?

  9. Samsung UHD Video Pack

    Samsung UHD Video Pack

    Price as reviewed £149.99
    6 Nov 2014
    Our rating:
    8/10

    Samsung TV owners can finally get 4K movies without subscribing to Netflix

  10. Manhattan Plaza HD-T2

    Manhattan Plaza HD-T2

    Price as reviewed £49.99
    1 Aug 2014
    Our rating:
    8/10

    An affordable Freeview receiver with BBC iPlayer and VuTV support

  11. Huawei DN371T

    Huawei DN371T

    Price as reviewed £219.00
    25 Mar 2014
    Our rating:
    8/10

    Huawei’s 500GB YouView+ PVR makes catch-up TV a cinch

  12. Notw TV

    Now TV Box

    Price as reviewed £14.99
    19 Aug 2015
    Our rating:
    7/10

    A cheap way to make your TV much smarter and ditch your Sky box

  13. Roku 2

    Roku 2

    Price as reviewed £60.00
    18 Aug 2015
    Our rating:
    7/10

    Not quite as clever as it should be

  14. Nexus Player

    Nexus Player

    Price as reviewed £79.00
    26 Mar 2015
    Our rating:
    7/10

    The best way to watch YouTube on a TV

  15. SkyQ

    Sky Q

    Price to be confirmed
    26 Jan 2016

    Hands-on: Sky's new package looks great