You Can Now Buy A $15 Google TV Streaming Player From Walmart

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If you’re looking to save as much as possible on the cost of a new streaming player, it might be worth considering the new Google TV Full HD Streaming Device. The new player from Walmart costs just $14.88, and that’s not a sale price.

Earlier this year, Walmart launched the Onn Google TV 4K Streaming Box. With the device priced under $20, it was hard to argue with the value on offer. Now, with the release of the even newer Google TV Full HD Streaming Device, consumers have an even cheaper option to consider.

The main difference with the Google TV Full HD Streaming Device is that it is not a 4K player, which makes it more similar to Google’s Chromecast with Google TV HD. However, with Google’s own HD streaming player typically costing $29.99, Walmart’s new Google TV Full HD Streaming Device can be picked up for less than half that price.

Another notable difference is in the design. The new $15 Streaming Device is a stick-based player, unlike the Streaming Box which utilized more of a box design. There are some other differences as well. For example, while the newer device comes with 1.5GB memory, the 4K version boasts 2GB. It also looks like the connectivity specs are not quite as rich as the 4K player.

Still, considering the new model also runs on Google TV, the general user experience should largely be identical to the more expensive device. Not to mention, very similar to other devices running on Google TV, including Google’s own Chromecast with Google TV lineup.

We reviewed the Onn Google TV 4K Streaming Box earlier this year, and other than the cheaper build quality, we found it to be a good device for the money. We are now expecting the same from Walmart’s even cheaper Google TV Full HD Streaming Device.

John Finn
John Finn

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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