Review: Aura Live – Quad Core Android TV Box – Live TV/DVR





You can find the full review by watching the YouTube video above.


  • Fast
  • Live TV
  • Cheap DVR
  • Great UI


  • Long Setup Process
  • Needs external hard drive for the DVR (Yet still a cheap DVR option)

You can find the Aura Live on Amazon here:

Here is a closer look at the DVR option:

From Amazon:


  • NO MONTHLY FEES & FREE LIVE TV that doesn’t go against data caps. Enjoy Sports, News, Movies, and TV Shows Watch and record Live TV with a channel guide and DVR functionality – No subscriptions – Mini Antenna included
  • STREAM ENDLESSLY stream thousands of FREE movies and tv shows even enjoy streaming from the most popular sources: Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Instant Video, and much more – Access to the Google Play Store – Unrestricted
  • KODI MEDIA CENTER – Easy to use – Install add-ons easily – Easy to navigate modern interface – Play local movies, music, and other media files – categorize media with detailed meta information into a movie or tv library
  • UNRESTRICTED – Leveraging open source technologies such as Android and Kodi Media Center. Watch what you want, when you want!
  • DEVICE MIRRORING AIRPLAY – share content from your devices (iPhone, OSX, iPad, Android, and Windows) Share media such as photos, videos, and music from your device to the big screen. Mirror your device to your TV screen VIA AURA Live


AURA is an Android TV box with a DVR designed specifically for cord cutters AURA is an all in one solution for streaming movies and tv shows, running apps, enjoying FREE live TV, and recording your favorite shows with DVR functionality. AURA is a complete Android TV Box solution for ditching cable. You’ll be able to watch FREE Live TV, Free Movies, Free Episodes, and FREE sporting events. With Live TV you’ll be able to bring up a channel guide, pause, record and even schedule events to be recorded. You’ll even be able to enjoy your subscriptions on your favorite streaming apps such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, and more. The average cable bill is approaching $100/month for basic packages. AURA pays for itself within the first two months.AURA leverages open source technologies allowing it to be a completely unlocked Android TV Box, this means zero restrictions on the apps you can install and the content you can watch. Watch what you want, when you want. AURA is the only streaming set-top box that offers FREE over-the-air live TV, DVR capabilities, internet streaming, and a completely optimized KODI Media Center experience that rivals any other Android TV Box (Open source home theater software). You can even schedule shows to make sure you never miss your favorite event. AURA includes a mini HD antenna with an estimated 15-25 mile range. Check your location to see if you may need a different antenna by checking

Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter for more reviews, news, and tips about cord cutting.

Disclaimer: To address the growing use of ad blockers we now use affiliate links to sites like, streaming services, and others. Affiliate links help sites like Cord Cutters News, stay open. Affiliate links cost you nothing but help me support my family. We do not allow paid reviews on this site. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

* indicates required

Please select all the ways you would like to hear from :

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp’s privacy practices here.