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This story is part of Father's Day Gift Guide 2021, featuring our top picks for dads who love tech.

A brand-new streaming device could be the perfect Father's Day gift to keep your dad entertained this year during whatever version of a lockdown summer he's likely to experience. From YouTube to Netflix to Disney Plus, streaming video is the center of today's home entertainment, and there's a wide world of content to explore -- especially if your dad is accessing it for the first time. Even better, even if Dad doesn't want to give up on his older TV, there are more ways than ever to access that wealth of content -- there's way more out there these days than a Fire stick.

So if you're still looking for the best TV and streaming device for Fathers Day, read on for our favorites for every budget.

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The Express covers the basics beautifully with quick response times and Roku's dead-simple interface. Meanwhile, if your dad has an older TV without HDMI inputs, the Express Plus is a great choice for a Father's Day gift.

Read our Roku Express (2019) review.


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Want a little something nicer? The Plus has all the Roku goodness of the Express with the addition of 4K HDR video, as well as a point-anywhere remote that can control TV volume and power. That means Dad can kick his TV remote to the curb.

Read our Roku Streaming Stick Plus review.


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If you're looking to get Dad a new bedroom TV, then a model with built-in streaming makes perfect sense as a Father's Day gift. TCL's entry-level S325 includes an onboard Roku interface for an affordable price. Even the biggest size costs just $250.

Read our TCL S325 series (Roku TV) review.


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Part streaming box, part soundbar, the Roku Smart Soundbar is perfect for updating older TVs. At $200 it's pretty affordable for what it does and it offers both ease of use and further expandability (rear speakers, subwoofer) down the road.

Read our Roku Smart Soundbar review.


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If your Dad has set up a bunch of Amazon Echo Dots in the house, it makes sense to pair this with a TV that he can use them to control. This Toshiba offers the Fire TV interface in a relatively affordable TV with Alexa control built right into the remote.

Read our Toshiba LF21U19 (Amazon Fire TV Edition) review.


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Equipped with a better image than the Toshiba and Roku's Smart TV system, the TCL 6-Series starts at 55 inches for around $500 while the awesome 65-inch size seen here is just $700. And yes, you could even get Dad the massive 75-inch model for $1,300 as a Father's Day gift.

Read our TCL 6-Series (2019 Roku TV) review.


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If you want to get your dad the best TV money can buy, LG's spectacular OLED models fit the bill. At $1,300 on sale, the 55-inch B9 offers excellent picture quality, including the best black levels of any TV.

Read our LG OLEDB9PUA series review.


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