Roku 2 XD vs Roku 2 XS, what is the difference between these two streaming players ?
If you are wonder what is the difference between these two media players besides of around 20 USD, here is your answer ! There are three things that missed on Roku 2 XD, firstly while Roku 2 XS offers a digital RF remote control with a motion sensor, Roku 2 XD offers none, if you don’t want to try an Angry Birds on your HDTV,
or if you are already have a game console, I don’t this is a feature that is necessary for you. (But I think it is very interesting idea if you can play casual games in your HDTV, imagine FB games like Farmvile, Restaurant City on your TV !) or Secondly, with the lack of motion sensor remote, you can find none of casual games on XD as well. Thirdly, wireless connection is an only way that you can connect your Roku 2 XD with the internet via hotspot, theoretically, wifi connection is much slower than ethernet connection, but that depends on your internet speed, if your home wifi hotspot is very fast, I don’t think you’ll need to care about this lacks of ethernet port and LAN can give your room a mess look ! So, if you are not interested in game playing and ethernet port, I have to say Roku 2 XD is a good choice, but if you want to try top of the line plus the motion sensor style remote control, I think Roku 2 XS is a good choice.