Top 10 Best 4k Media Players – Editor's Recommended

When purchasing a 4k media players, it’s important to make sure you know what you’re getting into. Sometimes a company promises more than they can deliver, making it difficult to know if the product is right for you. Finding the right 4k media players doesn’t have to be a challenge. With this list of the top 10 best 4k media players of this year, you’ll be able to compare products and choose one that delivers as promised easily.

We made the ultimate list with the 10 best 4k media players from hundreds of products. We spent many hours making this top list by comparing all products at various sites. The best thing about our list is that we’re giving you our expert reviews, so we can ensure you that these products are the best-rated 4k media players on the market.

 

Best 4k media players: 10 Models Compared

Listing of the Best 4k media players

When it comes to 4k media players, there are many options. The good news is you don’t have to spend hours trying them all out to find the best one for you. We’ve done the hard work for you!

During the testing process, we compared the features and functionality of several popular 4k media players products on the market today. Following this, we reviewed some of the best sellers on Amazon and heard what people had to say about them.

We also looked at expert and customer reviews on Amazon and other websites like YouTube to get a better idea of how these products stack up against each other in terms of:

  • Quality
  • Durability
  • Features
  • Price
  • Performance
  • Brand
  • Reviews
  • Ease of Use
  • Versatility
  • Durability
  • Reliability
  • Availability
  • Service and more.
Bestseller No. 1
NEUMI Atom 4K Ultra-HD Digital Media Player for USB Drives and SD Cards - Plays 4K/UHD 60fps Videos, HEVC/H.265, HDMI and Analog AV, Automatic Playback and Looping Capability
  • The NEUMI ATOM 4K is the easy and affordable way to add video, photo, and music playback to any TV, new or old, at up to 4K Ultra-HD quality. Just attach a USB drive or SD card with your media files, select a file, and play! It is simple and intuitive to use with no complicated settings or controls. Turn on its automatic playback and resume capability and you won’t even need to pick up the remote.
  • HDMI 4K/60fps Ultra-HD Quality - The ATOM 4K offers stunning video quality through its HDMI output that supports up to 2160p/60Hz resolution, with support for the latest video formats such as H.265/HEVC. It can feed digital surround sound to your home theater receiver for a cinema-like listening experience. Additionally, the ATOM 4K provides analog AV output for connecting to an older TV, or for sending audio to a stereo system.
  • Reads USB Drives and SD Cards - Simply copy your videos, photos, or music files onto a USB drive or an SD card, insert it into the ATOM 4K, and you are ready to play those files using an easy-to-navigate menu. Got a lot of media files? No problem! The ATOM 4K can read USB drives up to 4TB or Micro SD cards up to 512GB. Popular file systems are supported, including FAT32, exFAT and NTFS.
  • Fully Automatic Playback - Turn on its automatic playback feature and the ATOM 4K will find and play media files on its own without any user input. It will also remember where you stopped watching on a video and resume playing from the stop point. Combined with the ability to loop and repeat videos continuously, the ATOM 4K is a perfect player for simple digital signage.
  • Media Format Support - Video: MP4, MKV, AVI, TS/TP, MOV, VOB, and M2TS files using H.265/HEVC, H.264/AVC, VC1 or MPEG2/4 codecs, up to 4096x2304p@60fps resolution, 10-bit color, and 250mbps. Photos: JPG, JPEG, BMP, GIF (non-animated), PNG. Music: MP3, WMA, OGG, FLAC, APE, AAC
Bestseller No. 2
4K Media Player with Remote Control, Digital MP4 Player for 8TB HDD/ USB Drive / TF Card/ H.265 MP4 PPT MKV AVI Support HDMI/AV/Optical Out and USB Mouse/Keyboard-HDMI up to 7.1 Surround Sound (Black)
  • 【4K Media Player】-- Experience Full 4k@30hz media files in this digital media player; It supports a single file up to 4GB(FAT32) or 30GB(NTFS) in MKV, AVI, TS/TP, MP4/M4V, MOV, VOB, M2TS, WMV, PMP, PG, M2TS; It is capable of 4K video only for 4K TV, HDMI up to 7.1 surround sound, good for home entertainment systems;Made of aluminum alloy, it has better protection during carrying
  • 【Dual USB Ports】-- Plays from TF card / USB flash drives(up to 128G) and USB hard drives up to 8TB. Dual USB ports for connecting two devices, but it can only read one of them at one time. You can also connect a USB mouse or keyboard to operate the player, making your TV smarter by adding the ability to play videos, music, and photo slideshows or PPT
  • 【H.265 Decoding】-- Powerful H.265 decoding loads files by taking half time and half occupation of bandwidth of H.264 decoding, it is much more efficient and faster; Enjoy a higher quality video experience with less buffering
  • 【Multiple Play Modes & Vertical Display】 -- This 4k media player can play various popular videos, music, and photos. Videos and photos can be played in order, and music can be played randomly; It also reads PPT document, you can connect a PPT flip to display it better. It also supports horizontal and vertical screen, compatible with your vertical screen
  • 【HDMI & AV & Optical Output】-- You can manage the media player to play MP3 or WAV songs to your speakers via optical or AV output to experience better audio effects. It also reads embedded and external subtitle files like SRT, SMI, SUB, SSA
SaleBestseller No. 3
NEUMI Atom 4K Lite Ultra-HD Digital Media Player for USB Drives and SD Cards - Plays 4K/UHD Videos, HEVC/H.265, HDMI and Analog AV, Automatic Playback, Looping, Trigger Capability
  • 【SIMPLE, POWERFUL, COMPACT】- Easily play videos, photos, and music files from USB drives, hard drives, and SD cards. Simple and intuitive to use with no complicated settings. Takes up very little space - it’s smaller than a deck of playing cards!
  • 【4K/UHD VIDEO PLAYBACK】- Stunning HDMI video quality up to 2160p/60Hz with support for the latest video formats such as H.265/HEVC. Feeds digital surround sound to home theater receivers for a cinema-like movie experience. Includes analog AV output for connecting to an older TV or for sending audio to a stereo system.
  • 【READS USB DRIVES AND SD CARDS】- Reads USB flash drives and hard drives up to 8TB and SD cards up to 1TB. Supports FAT32, exFAT, and NTFS file systems. Automatic playback, continuous looping and repeat, and the ability to resume video playback from the last stop point.
  • 【TRIGGER SENSOR INPUT】- Ability to loop one video continuously and play a different video when triggered by an optional push-button or motion sensor. Build an interactive digital signage display, art gallery or museum on-demand video player, or a Halloween special effect in just a few steps. Push-button and motion sensors sold separately.
  • 【MEDIA FORMAT SUPPORT】 - Video: MP4, MKV, AVI, TS/TP, MOV, VOB, and M2TS files using H.265/HEVC, H.264/AVC, VC1, or MPEG2/4 codecs, up to 4096x2304p@30fps, 10-bit color, and 200mbps. Photos: JPG, JPEG, BMP, GIF (non-animated), PNG. Music: MP3, WMA, OGG, FLAC, APE, AAC
Bestseller No. 4
zidoo Z1000Pro 4K Media Player, RTD1619DR Chipset, Android 9.0 OS, Support HDR10+ and All HDR Technoly, Hidden HDD Bay and Antennas WOL, Smart HDR Android TV Box
  • 【CPU and Image Processing Engine】Zidoo Z1000pro is equipped with chipset RTD1619DR hexa-core 64bit high-performance processor, 2G DDR4+32G eMMC. DV VS10 image processing engine, output low latency high-quality DV (LLDV), get good image quality
  • 【Android 9.0 OS】Smart Android tv box. Support OTA Update and Multi-language. Android world of APP, games, movies, music are waitting for you. DRM widevine L1. ZIDOO Controller is own APP for Zidoo device
  • 【Meet Blu-ray And Hi-Fi Need】4K HDR Media Player. 4K@60Hz. H.265(HEVC), 12Bit, BD/UHD BDMV/ISO, MVC 3D(Blu-rayMKV), MKV, TS etc, will support all popular D Vision profiles ( P4, P5, P7, P8, MEL / FEL ). AUDIO lossless playback, including master-level DSD: SACD ISO, DFF, DSF, Lossless CD: WAV, APE, FLAC. up to DSD256/PCM 192KHZ sampling rate, HDMI and SPDIF output, fully meet your Hi-Fi need
  • 【Sufficient Expansion Ability】Smoothy Media Player. Zidoo Z1000pro has one SATA 3.0 and hidden HDD bay supports hard drive 2 X 16TB, USB3.0X2, support USB DAC. Bluetooth 4.2, Gigabit network transmission,2.4G+5G dual-band WiFi, work with NFS, SMB V1/V2/V3, UPnP, stream easily from PC and NAS.
  • 【ZIDOO Service Support】ZIDOO is a team that has been serving the home audio-visual industry for a long time. Any problem with zidoo device use, please email the seller feel free. A home theater Forum in our official website. We attach great importance to your suggestions and opinions. Welcome to ZIDOO
Bestseller No. 5
4K@60hz MP4 Media Player Support 8TB HDD/ 256G USB Drive/SD Card with HDMI / AV Out for HDTV/PPT MKV AVI MP4 H.265-Support Advertising Subtitles/Timing, Networkable, Mouse&Keyboard Control
  • 【Networkable 4K@60HZ Media Player】-- Experience Full 4k@60hz videos in this digital media player. It works with MKV, AVI, TS/TP, MP4/M4V, MOV, VOB, M2TS or MPEG2/4 codecs,support for the latest video formats such as H.265/HEVC up to 4096x2304p@60fps resolution, Photos: JPG, JPEG, BMP, GIF , PNG. Music: MP3, WMA, OGG, FLAC, APE, AAC etc; It can play a single file up to 4GB-30GB(NTFS). It can be networked via the net cable and wifi, you can browse the web and download some app through the machine
  • 【Support Video/Picture/Music/PPT & Auto/loop mode playback】-- This 4k media player can play various popular videos, music, and photos. It has repeat playback,Automatic Playback and shuffles playback mode; It also reads PPT document. You can choose a variety of play mode: single, sequential. Especially for random playing video, music and pictures.Support video breakpoint and select mode from the beginning, you can start your home theater as you like
  • 【Advertising Subtitles Multifunction】Working hours can be every day, except weekends, Sunday, etc. Time format is 24 hours. you are free to add the logo and subtitles to the videos and photos. As to the subtitles, please name it as the same as the corresponding video and put them in the same folder, then use the Movie player to play the video, the subtitle will show automatically, You can customize the size and color of the subtitles, and the position of the scrolling display
  • 【Vertical and Splicing Screen Display】-- With rotating picture output, 270 degrees, multiple settings, Flexible and versatile compatible with your vertical screen, makes it easy for anyone to use beautiful digital signs,You can use it on your advertising screen to display your advertising video.
  • 【Powerful Compatibility & Internal 11G memory】-- It can play from micro SD card, USB flash drive up to 256GB and HDD up to 8TB; including FAT32, exFAT and NTFS. The device has a built-in 11G memory, which can store your favorite movies or photos. Dual USB ports for connecting two devices, Support mouse and keyboard, you can remotely control by mouse, it helps to make your TV smarter by adding the ability to play videos, music, and photo slideshows
Bestseller No. 6
NEUMI Atom 4K Ultra-HD Digital Media Player for USB Drives and SD Cards - Plays 4K/UHD 60fps Videos, HEVC/H.265, HDMI and Analog AV, Automatic Playback and Looping Capability (Renewed)
  • The NEUMI ATOM 4K is the easy and affordable way to add video, photo, and music playback to any TV, new or old, at up to 4K Ultra-HD quality. Just attach a USB drive or SD card with your media files, select a file, and play! It is simple and intuitive to use with no complicated settings or controls. Turn on its automatic playback and resume capability and you won’t even need to pick up the remote.
  • HDMI 4K/60fps Ultra-HD Quality - The ATOM 4K offers stunning video quality through its HDMI output that supports up to 2160p/60Hz resolution, with support for the latest video formats such as H.265/HEVC and VP9. It can feed digital surround sound to your home theater receiver for a cinema-like listening experience. Additionally, the ATOM 4K provides analog AV output for connecting to an older TV, or for sending audio to a stereo system.
  • Reads USB Drives and SD Cards - Simply copy your videos, photos, or music files onto a USB drive or an SD card, insert it into the ATOM 4K, and you are ready to play those files using an easy-to-navigate menu. Got a lot of media files? No problem! The ATOM 4K can read USB drives up to 4TB or Micro SD cards up to 512GB. Popular file systems are supported, including FAT32, exFAT and NTFS.
  • Fully Automatic Playback - Turn on its automatic playback feature and the ATOM 4K will find and play media files on its own without any user input. It will also remember where you stopped watching on a video and resume playing from the stop point. Combined with the ability to loop and repeat videos continuously, the ATOM 4K is a perfect player for simple digital signage.
  • Media Format Support - Video: MP4, MKV, AVI, TS/TP, MOV, VOB, and M2TS files using H.265/HEVC, VP9, H.264/AVC, VC1 or MPEG2/4 codecs, up to 3840x2160p resolution, 10-bit color, 60fps, and 250mbps. Photos: JPG, JPEG, BMP, GIF (non-animated), PNG. Music: MP3, WMA, OGG, FLAC, APE, AAC
Bestseller No. 7
Dune HD Max Vision 4K, HDR+, Ultra HD, Premium Full-Sized Media Player, Smart Android TV Box, 4Gb / 32Gb, 2X HDD, BT, WiFi 2.4/5, MKV, H.265, 4Kp60
  • 🔥 Premium full-sized 4Kp60 D Vision & HDR10+ Media Player on Realtek RTD1619DR with 2 HDD racks and Hi-Fi audio
  • 👍 Advanced connectivity, 2x HDD: hot-swap + internal, Hi-Fi audio DAC, High-End toroidal PSU, premium case, OLED display
  • 🎵 The media player has high-fidelity analog stereo audio outputs (2xXLR + 2xRCA) based on a premium 32-bit DAC (AKM AK4493EQ or ESS ES9038Q2M) with industry’s leading level low distortion characteristics. You can play music in the most advanced DSD format in "Direct DSD" mode, as well as in various lossless formats, including FLAC / PCM up to 384 kHz
  • 👌 Hi-End PSU - Toroidal power transformer with separated circuits for digital and analog parts ensures excellent video and audio quality
  • 💽 Two HDD racks - Front panel hot-swap HDD rack can be used to easily and quickly insert and exchange 3.5" SATA HDDs. Rear panel HDD slot can be used to install 3.5" or 2.5" HDD or SSD
Bestseller No. 8
Xiaomi Mi Box S 4K HDR Android TV Remote Streaming Media Player with Google Assistant Streaming Device 4K Ultra HD
  • 【Powerful Streaming Media Player 】Our mi box streaming media player delivers a fast, fluid 4K streaming experience. Enjoy a lightning-fast interface and channels like Sling, Hulu, Netflix, and Prime Video that launch in a snap on the fastest, most powerful player ever.
  • 【Cinematic Experience 】High Clarity 4K HDR . Xiaomi Mi Box S wiht features the latest 4K HDR technology and high-speed 4K processing for up to 60fps playback. Enjoy an ultra high-definition, lifelike viewing experience. Premium Audio puts you in the action. Dolby and DTS deliver crisper, three-dimensional surround sound.
  • 【High Performance with Storage Capacity】2GB RAM + 8GB Storage. Install tons of awesome apps, watch extended cuts, and play more games while enjoying faster performance and stability.
  • 【Remote Control】Control your smart home devices conveniently. With the Google Assistant, you can quickly access entertainment, get answers and control devices around your home. Just press the mic button on your remote to get started.
  • 【Easy to Connect】Our Mi box S Supports Wired & Wi-Fi connections. Get up and running in 3 simple steps. Step 1. Attach Mi Box to TV. Step 2, Connect to internet. Step 3. Start streaming.
Bestseller No. 9
zidoo Z9X 4K HDR Media Player, 4K Android TV Box, Android 9.0 OS, Hexa-Core 64Bit Processor 2G+16G, VS10 Image Quality Engine, HDR10+ MKV, for Video & Audio Playback
  • 【CPU and Image Processing Engine】Zidoo Z9X is equipped with chipset RTD1619DR hexa-core 64bit high-performance processor, 2G DDR4+16G eMMC. DV VS10 image processing engine, output low latency high-quality DV (LLDV), get best image quality
  • 【Android 9.0 OS】Smart Android TV Box. Support OTA Update and Multi-language. Android world of APP, games, movies, music are waitting for you. DRM widevine L1. ZIDOO Controller is own APP for Zidoo device
  • 【Meet Blu-ray And Hi-Fi Need】4K HDR Media Player. 4K@60Hz. H.265(HEVC),12Bit, BD/UHD BDMV/ISO, MVC 3D(Blu-rayMKV), MKV, TS etc, will support all popular D Vision profiles ( P4, P5, P7, P8, MEL / FEL ). AUDIO lossless playback. Master-level DSD: SACD ISO, DFF, DSF. Lossless CD: WAV, APE, FLAC. up to DSD256/PCM 192KHZ sampling rate, HDMI and SPDIF output, fully meet your audio Hi-Fi need
  • 【Sufficient Expansion Ability】Smooth Media Player. Z9X has SATA3.0 supports hard drive 14TB, USB3.0X2, USB2.0X2, Bluetooth 4.2, Gigabit network transmission, 2.4G+5G dual-band WiFi, work with NFS, SMB V1/V2/V3, UPnP, stream easily from PC and NAS.
  • 【ZIDOO Service Support】ZIDOO is a team that has been serving the home audio-visual industry for a long time. Any problem with zidoo device use, please feel free to email the seller. A home theater Forum on our official website. We attach great importance to your suggestions and opinions. Welcome to ZIDOO
SaleBestseller No. 10
NEUMI Atom Cast 4K UHD Dongle Stick Digital Media Player, Wi-Fi Screen Mirroring Video/Photo/Music Casting and DLNA/UPnP Streaming, Reads USB Drives and Micro SD Cards, HEVC/H.265 4K/30fps, HDMI
  • INTERACTIVE RICH MEDIA - The NEUMI ATOM Cast adds rich media playback and interactive capabilities to any TV with HDMI. Its compact dongle-style design can be easily hidden out of view. Built-in Wi-Fi features include screen mirroring, remote control, and wirelessly casting or streaming media content. It can also play media files from USB drives or micro SD cards - just select a file and play! It is simple and intuitive to use.
  • 4K/UHD VIDEO PLAYBACK - The ATOM Cast offers stunning video quality through its HDMI output that supports up to 2160p/60Hz resolution, with support for the latest video formats such as H.265/HEVC. It can feed digital surround sound to your home theater receiver for a cinema-like listening experience.
  • Wi-Fi CONNECTIVITY - Together with the EShare app on a smartphone or tablet, the ATOM Cast can perform bi-directional wireless screen mirroring, remote touch control, as well as video/photo/music casting. It is also compatible with DLNA/UPnP for streaming media files from local servers.
  • READS USB DRIVES AND SD CARDS - Simply copy your videos, photos, or music files onto a USB drive or a micro SD card, insert it into the ATOM Cast, and you are ready to play those files using an easy-to-navigate menu. Got a lot of media files? No problem! It supports USB drives up to 8TB or Micro SD cards up to 1TB.
  • AUTOMATIC PLAYBACK - The ATOM Cast can auto-play media files without user input. It will also remember where you stopped a video and resume playing from the stop point. Combined with the ability to loop and repeat videos continuously, the ATOM Cast is a perfect player for simple digital signage.

How to Chose the Best 4k media players

Buying 4k media players online can be a great experience. However, you need to know how to buy the right products and what to consider before you make your purchase.

Here are some important tips on how to buy 4k media players online:

  • Know what you want before you browse
  • Find out if the 4k media players is available for sale
  • Check for the quality of the product before buying it
  • Check if the 4k media players is authentic and original
  • Avoid buying from unverified sellers
  • If there is no return policy, be careful while buying products online
  • Read reviews from other customers who have used the product
  • Check for any discounts or deals offered by the seller

When you are buying an 4k media players online, there are some points that you must consider. These points will help you get the best 4k media players for the money and ensure that the product is delivered on time. Here are a few things to keep in mind when buying a 4k media players online:

Look for Price

First and foremost is the price. A product’s price should be one of the first things you consider before making a purchase. It is important to remember that many factors can affect the price of a certain item, such as shipping costs, taxes and other fees. If you are not careful enough, you may spend more on your purchase than you expected.

Consider the Budget

When buying 4k media players online, it is also important to ensure that they will fit well with your lifestyle or budget if they are not necessities but still wanted in your home or office space. If you are on a tight budget, it is important to consider the product’s price and how much it will cost to ship it. Consider using sites like Amazon or eBay if you want something more affordable and in demand.

Check Reviews

Before buying 4k media players, it is important to check its reviews. There are many websites where you can find out what customers have to say about a particular product. If there are many positive reviews, then it means that the product works well and is worth buying. However, if there are negative reviews, it would be better not to buy that particular product as there may be some problems with it, and it might not meet your expectations when you receive it at home.

Check for Product Availability

If you want to buy a particular item but cannot find it anywhere except on one website, this should raise a red flag as something fishy could be happening here. It might be possible that they are selling counterfeit 4k media players or stolen goods that they have purchased from someone else and now trying to sell them online at a higher price than what they originally paid for these products. In such cases, it

Payment Methods

If you’re buying from a company with physical locations, you will typically have more payment options than buying from a third-party site. Ensure the website accepts your preferred payment method online purchasing 4k media players. If you don’t see it listed on the website, ask them if they accept it before placing your order.

Returns Policy

Pay attention to the return policy before making a purchase. Some sites offer free returns, while others only provide exchanges and no refunds. Check what type of returns policy the site has before purchasing so there aren’t any surprises later on. Returning a product may be a headache, but it’s worth doing if you run into issues with the 4k media players. If the retailer doesn’t offer free returns, try contacting them before purchasing to see their return policy.

Shipping Costs

When ordering 4k media players online, shipping costs should also be considered. Shipping costs can vary depending on where you live and how much weight your order has, so compare prices between different sellers before making a decision. You might save money by paying for faster shipping or extra overnight delivery but keep in mind that once an item is shipped, there’s nothing else you can do until it arrives at your doorstep (or mailbox).

 

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