Welcome to our website everyone. In this guide, We are going to discuss ways to convert your normal TV into a smart TV and start using all stream apps like Netflix, Prime Video.
What is a smart TV?
In simple words, A Smart TV which comes with a default operating system that enables you to install apps and browse them. And also not every LED and LCD TVs are smart TVs. Most of the people like me are having big LED TVs but it is useful only for watching TV. Because We can’t connect that TV to the internet or else we can’t stream or browse the internet. If you are facing this issue then read this article completely and make your TV smart.
In the present day, We can see Smart TVs in almost everyone’s home. If our TV is an old model TV or if it is not a smart TV, Sometimes we may feel bad because we have a big TV and good WI-FI connection but we can’t do anything with it. In these cases, we plan to sell the old TV and buy the new one. Instead of spending thousands of money on a new TV, it would be better to make your TV smart by purchasing a small box.
5 ways to convert your normal TV into a smart TV:
1.Google Chromecast 2
Google Chromecast 2 is a media streaming device that allows you to connect to the internet and also you can stream or browse anything. For using Google Chromecast 2 you need an HDMI port for your TV.
Below are the few specifications of Google Chromecast 2:-
- RAM: 512MB
- Storage: 256MB
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Ethernet, HDMI.
- Dimensions: 51.9 x 51.9 x 13.49mm
- Weight: 39.1g
- Video resolution: 1080p
Read more specs on Google's official website.
There are a few specifications of Google Chromecast 2. After connecting Google Chromecast 2 to your TV, Your TV can be used as Laptop or Ipad.
2.Android TV Box
Android TV boxes come with a pre-installed Android operating system on it. After connecting Android Box to your TV then your TV becomes completely Android. You can connect to the internet, install the apps, and stream on any App. But in Android TV Box the Google Play store is minimized, It means that all apps which you see on your Mobile play store are not available in the Android TV Box play store. But, Don’t worry you can sideload apps on your Android TV Box or Android TVin many methods.
Image source: Android Police.
There are many brands of Android TV Boxes available in the market. We have made an article on the best 5 Android TV Boxes and their features.
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3.Amazon Fire Tv Stick
Amazon Fire TV Stick is also a media streaming box that comes with a pre-installed Amazon’s Fire operating system on it. Like all devices, Amazon Fire TV Stick allows you to connect to the internet, and also you can stream or browse anything.
Image source: Amazon.
Below are the few specifications of Amazon Firestick:
- Storage: 8 GB (internal)
- Video: 1080p
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, HDMI.
- Operating through: Alexa Voice Remote and using Fire TV app on your mobile.
Read more specs on Amazon.
Apple TV is also a media streaming box that comes with a pre-installed TVOS operating system on it. Like all devices, Apple TV allows you to connect to the internet, and also you can stream or browse anything. Apple TV comes with a remote through which you can operate it.
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Below are the few specifications of Apple TV:
- Storage: 32/64GB
- Manufacturer: Apple
- Clock Speed: 2.38 GHz
- Processor: 6-core
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, HDMI.
- 4k Supported.
Read more specs on Apple's official website.
There are many gaming consoles like PS4, Xbox, and many more. By connecting them to your Tv, you’ll be able to play games and you can also make your TV smart. A manufacturer app store will be available for installing apps and games. This is often a multi-use device i.e it can be used for gaming and also for streaming media.
These are the best 5 ways through which you can convert your old Tv into a smart TV. If you want any more information about them or if you know best of them then please let us know in the comment section below.