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Peacock Supported Devices: Compatible Smart TVs and Streaming Players

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Peacock can be accessed on a variety of different platforms and devices including various smart TVs and streaming players. However, there are still some devices that consumers won’t be able to access the streaming service on.

Peacock is a popular option for those looking to access NBC shows, Universal movies, live sports including English Premier League, and much more.

The cost of a subscription depends on a number of factors, including whether you want to skip the ads or want access to your local NBC station.

The cheapest option is the $5.99/month ad-supported Premium plan. For those wanting an ad-free viewing experience, the Premium Plus plan costs $11.99 a month.

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Before signing up, however, it is important to make sure that you can actually access Peacock on the devices you currently have at home.

Peacock supported platforms and devices

Below is a list of all the major device platforms that Peacock currently supports:

  • Amazon Fire Tablets
  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Android mobile
  • Android TV
  • Apple TV
  • Chrome web browser
  • Chromecast
  • Cox streaming devices
  • Firefox web browser
  • Google TV
  • iOS
  • LG Smart TVs
  • Meta VR Devices
  • Microsoft Edge web browser
  • PlayStation
  • Roku
  • Safari web browser
  • Samsung smart TVs
  • Vizio SmartCast TVs
  • Xbox
  • Xfinity streaming players

Watching Peacock on a smart TV

For those looking to access Peacock directly on a smart TV, the streaming service supports a number of TV-optimized platforms including Android TV (including Google TV), Fire TV, and Roku.

On a smart TV powered by Android TV, users can simply download the Peacock app from the Google Play Store.

Supported Android TV smart TVs (Android 5.1 or above):

  • Hisense
  • Philips
  • Sharp
  • Skyworth
  • Sony Bravia
  • TCL

For those with a TV powered by Amazon’s Fire TV, the Peacock app can be downloaded from the Amazon App Store directly on the TV.

Supported Fire TV Edition TVs (Fire OS 6 or above):

  • Fire TV 2-Series
  • Fire TV 4-Series
  • Fire TV Omni Series
  • Insignia (various models)
  • Toshiba (various models)

If using a smart TV that’s powered by Roku, Peacock can be downloaded from the Roku Channel Store.

Supported Roku TVs:

  • Roku Plus Series
  • Roku Select Series
  • Element (various models)
  • Hisense (various models)
  • JVC (various models)
  • Magnavox (various models)
  • Philips (various models)
  • Onn (various models)
  • RCA (various models)
  • Sharp (various models)
  • TCL (various models)
  • Westinghouse (various models)

In addition to Android TV, Fire TV, and Roku TVs, Peacock can also be accessed on newer smart TV models from LG, Samsung, and Vizio.

Other supported smart TV brands:

  • LG Smart TV: LG webOS 3.5 or above
  • Samsung smart TV: 2017 or later
  • Vizio: SmartCast TV (2016 and later)

Watching Peacock on a streaming player

In addition to the various smart TVs, Peacock is also avaialble to download as an app on a number of streaming players, including Android TV/Google TV, Fire TV, and Roku players.

When it comes to Android TV/Google TV players, consumers should find they won’t have any issues downloading the app from the Google Play Store, so long as their Android TV/Google TV device is running a minimum of Android OS 5.1.

Supported Android TV/Google TV players:

  • AirTV
  • Chromecast with Google TV HD
  • Chromecast with Google TV 4K
  • DirecTV Stream Device (add-on only)
  • DirecTV Gemini Air (add-on only)
  • Nvidia Shield TV
  • Nvidia Shield TV Pro
  • Walmart Onn 4K Streaming Box
  • Xiaomi Mi Box S

For those with a Fire TV player, they also shouldn’t have much issue downloading the app from the Amazon App Store, so long as the device is running a minimum of Fire OS 6.

Supported Fire TV players:

  • Fire TV Stick Lite
  • Fire TV Stick
  • Fire TV Stick 4K
  • Fire TV Stick 4K Max
  • Fire TV Cube

Peacock also supports a wide selection of Roku devices. While the app is available to download from the Roku Channel Store, not every Roku device is still supported with many older models having now lost support.

Supported Roku players:

  • Roku 2 (4210X model only)
  • Roku 3 & 4 (model 4200X or later)
  • Roku Streaming Stick (model 3600X or later)
  • Roku Express/Express+ (model 3900X or later)
  • Roku Premiere/Premiere+ (model 3920X or later)
  • Roku Ultra/Ultra LT (model 4640X or later)
  • Roku TV and Smart Soundbar (model 5000X or later)

Watching Peacock with a web browser

An alternative way to watch Peacock’s library of movies and TV shows is directly through a web browser.

Supported web browsers:

  • Chrome 112+ (Windows/Mac)
  • Firefox 113+ (Windows/Mac)
  • MS Edge 112+ (Windows/Mac)
  • Safari 14+ (Mac)

A browser is not only a good option for when using a laptop or desktop, but it can also help in situations where a smart TV or streaming player is not supported.

Other supported streaming devices

In addition to all of the devices listed above, Peacock is also available to download on some other devices.

Comcast customers have the option of using one of the company’s players to stream Peacock. Select Comcast customers may also find they are eligible to get a $5.99 Premium subscription for free.

Supported Comcast and Cox devices:

  • Cox Contour Box with Voice Remote
  • Cox Contour Stream Player
  • Xfinity Flex
  • Xfinity XG1v1 (Arris)
  • Xfinity XG1v3
  • Xfinity XG1v4
  • Xfinity XG2v2
  • Xfinity XiD
  • Xfinity Xi3
  • Xfinity Xi5
  • Xfinity Xi6

For those already invested in the Metaverse, Peacock is also one of the few streaming services that can be accessed on Meta’s virtual reality headsets.

Supported Meta VR Devices:

  • Meta Quest 2
  • Meta Quest Pro

If homes are still struggling to find a device to watch Peacock on, then it is worth keeping in mind that the app can also be installed on Android mobile phones and tablets (via the Play Store) and on iPhone and iPad models (via the App Store).

For homes that also happen to have a Chromecast dongle connected to their TV, it is possible to cast Peacock to the Chromecast from an Android mobile device.

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By John Finn

John Finn is the Founder and Editor of Streaming Better, a platform created in 2019 to help consumers navigate the complicated live TV streaming and subscription service market.

John has been covering technology for various online publications since 2014. After originally covering the wider tech industry as a writer and editor, John now spends his time focusing on the emerging video-streaming market, including live TV streaming, SVOD, AVOD, FAST, and TVOD services.

In a bid to keep up to date on the industry, John actively subscribes to multiple streaming services at the same time. However, John continues to advocate that the best approach for consumers is to rotate between streaming services as needed.

A Psychology graduate from England, who now lives in the US, John previously worked in the aviation industry as an airline reviewer. While reviewing airlines isn't quite the same as reviewing devices and streaming services, John brings the same analytical eye to all of his reviews and industry analysis, along with a special emphasis on what's best for the consumer.

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6 replies on “Peacock Supported Devices: Compatible Smart TVs and Streaming Players”

Does your Hisense TV run on Android TV? For example, do you have access to the Google Play Store app? If so, you can download the Peacock app through the Google Play Store.

I have and get Peacock on my Hisense ROKU TV, I upgraded to Premium…but I am not getting all the Peacock channels…WHY????

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