Insignia Connected TV review: TiVo-based smart LED

The Insignia Connected TV E859A11 is a competent television for the money, but the TiVo interface detracts from rather than adds to the experience.

The Insignia Connected TV boasts a wealth of features, including Netflix streaming and an RF remote. Sarah Tew/CNET

Is the time of TiVo behind us? It's been 10 years since Sarah Jessica Parker gushed about the device on daytime TV. Best Buy's Insignia Connected TV would like to suggest otherwise as it licenses the TiVo interface, if not the functionality. The Insignia Connected TV E859A11 offers a decent array of on-demand services, but picture quality takes a back seat to out-and-out features.

Read the full review of the Insignia Connected TV series.

About the author

Ty Pendlebury reviews televisions in CNET's New York office. He originally hails from CNET Australia. Ty's interests include gaming, indie music, hi-fi, streaming media, movies, literature, and cycling.

 

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