Last year Netgear started to unleash an array of products ranging from high-speed dual band routers such as the N900 which we covered here and their streaming media box such as the NeoTV. This year they are looking to improve on those releases and bring to you a better overall experience and thus also providing you with more options.
The Centria WNDR4700 you can call an upgrade of their N900 model from last year. It builds upon this by providing Automatic Backup compatible with your MAC/PC and also includes a 2TB hard drive(WNDR4720). Best part about that is you can always upgrade it if necessary. Both models come with two SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports for adding even more storage, should you need it.
An SD card reader affords simple, single-click backup of media to the internal hard drive. The NETGEAR Centria WNDR4700 is priced at $229.99 USD. The NETGEAR Centria WNDR4720 with an internal 2TB hard drive is priced at $349.99 USD.
On the streaming side you have now variations of the NeoTV model each bringing something great to the table.
The NTV300 is your standard model which provides 1080p HD and even 5.1 Dolby Digital Plus, allows a remote control app thru your iOS or Android device and has a wired Ethernet port and that’s only for $49.99 which is a pretty good price compared to other competitors.
The NTV300S includes all that but also includes 300 Mbps WiFi for better streaming, is compatible with any TV, even non HD ones(so grandma can enjoy this too), and includes Intel WiDi for wireless displaying of your laptop on your TV. This comes at a additional $10 bucks to come out to $59.99
Last but not least is the NTV300SL which has both things of the NTV300 and 300S model and allows you to use additional storage such as from USB or DLNA servers. Also includes a QWERTY remote control which is works with the other models, supports VUDU and a memory card. The pricing for this is a cool $69.99.
A lot of features at such a low price. For them to support 1080P HD at the lowest comes at the heads of Roku and others. The Centria and NetoTV devices are available now for purchase at various electronic retailers.