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TiVo Roamio

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1152 reviews of TiVo Roamio. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Reviews about the finish and image quality are overall positive. The design and price also get good views, but there are some critical opinions about the reliability. Reviews are divided on the size.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the TiVo Roamio is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for TiVo Roamio

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 760 user reviews of TiVo Roamio from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Amazon.com. People really like the size and image quality. The design and price also get good reviews, whereas many are less positive about the reliability.

usability, price, design, image quality, size

reliability

90% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: TiVo Roamio HD Digital Video Recorder and Streaming Media Player (TCD846500)

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: Uffdaman (bestbuy.com)

does everything expected

 

Could have a better owners manual for all the different features but half the fun is discovering all the capabilities. It's much better then paying for the more expensive alternatives i.e. satellite,or cable.

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: RonE (bestbuy.com)

Good buy

 

Setup a little more of a process than I anticipated, but has worked flawlessly. Have recommended this unit to dozens of friends. Great price compared to the monthly Tivo rent from the cable company.

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: BBBuyer (bestbuy.com)

Excellent

 

Excellent system for cable system. Easy to set up and operate

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: LIEBE02 (bestbuy.com)

I really like this product!

 

The Romeo works better than I thought it would. It is very easy to operate and does a great job of recording through my digital indoor antenna! I really like how it works, but do not understand why there has to be a monthly fee to operate it or why...

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: smitty (bestbuy.com)

Missing good features from old ones

 

I have owned TIVO"S ever since they came out, 5 of them. I am very disappointed in this one and dont' think I will buy another one. No manual, if first time owner would not know what to do. The computer did not help me with some of my questions. To...

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: TheBigAndy (bestbuy.com)

Best DVR experience I've had so far

 

I have had cable company DVR's and used an HTPC as a DVR and this is by far the best interface and is the most reliable.

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: miaburl (bestbuy.com)

Great Device

 

Bought a Tivo when we decided to replace out Cable. Couldn't be happier!

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: bailey82 (bestbuy.com)

not worth what the monthly fees would be

 

Not worth paying 15-20 bucks per month. I am sure the device works well, but the fees are too much.

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: CoachGoodnight (bestbuy.com)

Great DVR!

 

The Roamio is a great DVR that's really easy to use!

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: HoJoe (bestbuy.com)

Very good

 

Lives up to my expectations. Many thanks! I would recommend it to others.

Oct, 2015