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Five best Freeview boxes with Netflix and Amazon Prime in 2020

Finding a Freeview box with both Netflix and Amazon Prime can be a very difficult task. In this instance of combining Netflix, Freeview and Amazon Prime, the best option found to date is to purchase a set-top box to cover Freeview and Netflix. Then an additional Amazon TV Fire Stick may need to be connected to the TV for a small cost. This will provide access to Amazon Prime Video.

Here’s a round-up of the five best Freeview boxes: budget options to comprehensive home entertainment systems.

Combining Freeview, Netflix and Amazon Prime will provide any TV lovers with more content than hours in the day to watch it.

Whether a huge fan of Ozark, The Marvelous Mrs Maisel, Premier League football or Love Island, with a set up comprised of free-to-air channels, Netflix originals and Prime movies, viewers are sure to be satisfied.

So, let’s take a look at the best Freeview boxes with Netflix and Amazon Prime.

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Freeview box with Netflix and Amazon Prime: Humax FVP-5000T

  • Freeview Play
  • Three tuners
  • Record four shows at once
  • Wi-Fi connection
  • Netflix

First up, this is a top of the range HD Freeview box and recorder from Humax. The Humax FVP-5000T can provide up to 2TB disk space, however, this model comes with 500 GB disk space.

It comes with Freeview Play which means even more on-demand shows will be available. Watch content from BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4, Demand 5 and more. Users of this device can record up to 500 hours of Standard Definition TV. They can also record, pause and rewind live TV.

The box comes with 100+ TV and Radio channels, 15 of which are in HD.

Built-in Wi-Fi and the ability to record up to four shows at one time all while watching TV is what arguably makes this box the best Freeview box to replace Sky in 2020.

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Freeview box with Netflix and Amazon Prime: BT Youview+ Set Top Box

  • Netflix
  • Easy to set up
  • Pause live TV
  • No subscription required
  • Youview+

As the name suggests, the BT Youview+ Set Top Box comes with Youview+ rather than Freeview. But, users of this device can still access free-to-air TV channels.

It’s very simple to set up, there’s no monthly subscription required unless you pay for a Netflix account. The Netflix app can be added and accessed on this box.

Viewers can pause live TV channels as well as catch up on seven days worth of on-demand TV such as All4, BBC Player and more.

Humax DTR-T2000 500GB YouView Receiver

  • HD
  • Record programmes
  • Requires an ethernet cable to connect to internet
  • Youview
  • Sky Store & Now TV access

The second Humax model to make the list is the Humax DTR-T2000. Again, this model provides access to Youview rather than Freeview but many of the same channels are accessible with Youview.

Viewers can access more than 70 digital TV and radio channels including BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, and UKTV. This box boasts a 500GB hard drive disc which has enough space for up to 300 hours of recordings.

Movie fans can subscribe to Now TV with this box meaning that a variety of films will always be just a click away. The Humax DTR-T2000¬†also features a 15-day Electronic Programme Guide. You’re unlikely to miss any of your favourite shows as you can scroll eight days forward and a week back.

Freeview box with Netflix and Amazon Prime: Manhattan T1 Freeview HD Box

  • Freeview HD
  • Eight-day TV guide
  • 1.2m HDMI cable included
  • Set reminders for favourite shows
  • Two-year warranty

This compact TV box is the Manhattan T1. It comes equipped with HD Freeview channels as well as an eight-day TV guide. Freeview has great coverage all over the UK and this box provides access to over 85 TV channels. Check the Freeview coverage with their postcode checker before purchasing. The Manhattan T1 allows the user to set reminders for their favourite shows and comes with a two-year warranty and a 1.2m HDMI cable so that you can get set up quickly.

Unfortunately, this model doesn’t come with Netflix or catch-up TV channels but it serves its purpose as a cheap and cheerful live TV box.

Manhattan T3-R Freeview Play 4K Smart Recorder

  • Catch-up TV
  • Freeview Play
  • 500 GB disk size
  • Pause and rewind live TV
  • YouTube access

Finally, the Manhattan T3-R box builds upon the previous Manhattan TV box. Instead of regular Freeview, it comes loaded with Freeview Play. This means that all the best catch-up TV from Channel 4, BBC iPlayer and My5 is available to view.

Enjoy the luxury of pausing and rewinding live TV, watching YouTube and YouTube kids and recording your favourite shows with this box as it comes with 500 GB disk space.

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