Synology DiskStation DS216+ review: This NAS box can stream 4K UHD movies

Though it downscales them to 1080p, you can stream 2160p videos with Synology's lastest NAS boxes and operating system

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At a Glance
  • Synology DiskStation DS216+

    TechHive Rating

    The ability to transcode 2160p video files in real time is this NAS box's best feature by far.

At a Glance
  • TechHive Rating

    The ability to transcode 2160p video files in real time is this NAS box's best feature by far.

    MSRP: $349 ($300 online street price)

    Pros

    • Very good performance
    • Excellent multimedia streaming features
    • Handles numerous small office tasks

    Cons

    • A bit pricy
    • eSATA rather than SuperSpeed USB port for external storage

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