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DirecTV Genie

DirecTV Genie
alaScore 82

2 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 reviews of DirecTV Genie. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Satellite Receivers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Satellite Receivers the DirecTV Genie is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Jonathan Knoder (

DirecTV Genie Review


With its five tuners and artillery of functionality, content access options and port availability, the DirecTV Genie can be a versatile entertainment tool in your home. It is slightly limited with its 1TB hard drive, though you can connect an external...

The DirecTV Genie supports 4K playback.

It doesn’t have built-in Wi-Fi.

Though it only has a 1TB hard drive, the DirecTV Genie can record a lot of content and connect to many different devices, making it a great option, especially if you’re already a DirecTV customer.

Sep, 2012

Expert review by (toptenreviews.com_old)

DirecTV Genie


The DirecTV Genie HR44 is a great DVR with a 3TB hard drive and 600 hours of HD recording space and capability of recording six shows at once. Read our review.

You can record six shows at the same time while watching live TV, and it has wireless capabilities and a fast navigation through menus

The DirecTV Genie doesn't come with a warranty – you have to pay an extra monthly fee for protection, and DirecTV’s customer service is only helpful if your subscription is completely up to date

If you're a TV junkie and have several favorite shows in the prime-time block, the DirecTV Genie's recording capabilities are perfect for you, with its ability to record from multiple locations within your home and more storage space than you'll know...