Summary:

Apple TV Boxee Box Google TV Roku Yahoo Connected TV Link Apple TV Boxee Box Google TV Roku Yahoo Connected TV Available Now Nov. 10, 2010 Now Now Now Price $99 $199.99 $300 HD: $59.99 XD: $79.99XDS: $99.99 Service: freeTVs: $299 + Internet WiFi / Ethernet […]

Apple TV

Boxee Box

Google TV

Roku

Yahoo Connected TV

Link

Apple TV

Boxee Box

Google TV

Roku

Yahoo Connected TV

Available

Now

Nov. 10, 2010

Now

Now

Now

Price

$99

$199.99

$300

HD: $59.99 XD: $79.99XDS: $99.99

Service: freeTVs: $299 +

Internet

WiFi / Ethernet port

Yes

Yes

WiFi / Ethernet port

TVs have ethernet ports

Content Offered

TV shows ($0.99 to rent); movies ($2.99 to rent, $3.99 for HD); Netflix

TV shows and movies; YouTube; various apps

40,000 TV shows and movies; Netflix (additional $8.99/month); Amazon VOD; YouTube; various apps

100,000 TV shows and movies from Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon VOD; various apps

50,000 TV shows and movies; various apps

Input/Remote

Apple Remote; planned AirPlay app will allow control from iPad, iPhone

Remote has QWERTY keyboard

Android phone or iPhone can be used as remote; Sony and Logitech remotes have QWERTY keyboards

HD has basic remote; XD and XDS have enhanced remote with instant replay, back and options buttons

TVs have remotes

Connection Ports

HDMI; Ethernet; IR receiver; micro USB

HDMI; Ethernet; two USB ports

HDMI; Ethernet; USB (XDS only)

Required Hardware

Proprietary set-top box

Proprietary set-top box

Sony Internet TV, Sony Internet TV Blu-ray, Logitech Revue

A set-top box

One of 70 TV models from Samsung, Sony, LG, Vizio or Toshiba

Social Media Integration

YouTube; Flickr; MobileMe

Facebook; Twitter; Boxee network

Twitter

Facebook photos; Flickr; Vimeo; various others

Facebook; Twitter; Flickr

International

Yes

This chart was first published November 2010.
Edited by Staci D. Kramer
Produced by Amanda Natividad
Based on manufacturer information, additional reporting.

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