TiVo Premiere XL4 comparison

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TiVo Premiere XL4

TiVo Premiere XL4
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Price $199 to $275 at 2 stores $149 at 1 store $499 to $590 at 3 stores $169 to $199 at 5 stores
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4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
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4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.5 (4.0 stars)
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Average user rating 3.0 stars out of 8 reviews 2.0 stars out of 16 reviews 0 stars No reviews, write one! 3.5 stars out of 2 reviews 0 stars No reviews, write one!
Release date November 01, 2011 January 10, 2012 August 14, 2012 August 20, 2013 August 20, 2013
The Bottom Line The TiVo Premiere Elite might be a luxury, but it's definitely a luxury worth paying for. Simple.TV's innovative over-the-air DVR solution is far from perfect, but it's a decent budget option if you can't afford a TiVo Premiere. If you're willing to pay the premium price, TiVo's do-it-all Roamio is the best cable DVR yet and an able whole-home TV solution.

Basic specs

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Instant Replay Yes
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Max Recording Capacity 300 hour(s)
Info unavailable 75 hour(s)
450 hrs (HD)
3500 hrs (SD)
75 hrs (HD)
650 hrs (SD)
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