Today Roku has announced a new lineup of streaming players with a starting retail price of $39.99. Roku’s new lineup includes; the Roku Express, Roku Express+, Roku Premiere, Roku Premiere+ and the Roku Ultra.

Roku Express and Roku Express+

roku-express-weboo-coThe Roku Express offers a fast and complete experience with 1080p Full HD streaming. Roku Express and Roku Express+ are ideal players for consumers who want an affordable way to start streaming, or for those who wish to extend TV streaming throughout their home

The Roku Express and Roku Express+ are priced at $39.99 and $49.99, respectively.

Roku Express and Roku Express+ Features:

  • Roku Express is for TVs with HDMI  and Roku Express+ supports older TVs and can use a legacy Red/White/Yellow connection
  • Fast 1080p HD streaming
  • Simple IR remote control with popular streaming channel shortcut buttons
  • 802.11 b/g/n wireless
  • Optional removable adhesive strip for mounting to a TV
  • High Speed HDMI  cable included
  • Roku Express+ also includes:
    • Composite jack and included composite A/V cable (red/white/yellow)

Roku Premiere and Roku Premiere+

roku-premiere-weboo-coFor those who prefer 4K Ultra HD output with a quad-core processor and the capability to stream 4K contents in up to 60 frames per second (fps), the Roku Premiere and Roku Premiere+ are the answer. The Roku Premiere+ also supports HDR for vibrant picture quality and includes a point-anywhere remote with a headphone jack for private listening.

The Roku Premiere and Roku Premiere+ are priced at $89.99 and $109.99, respectively.

Roku Premiere and Roku Premiere+ Features:

  • Powerful performance and stunning HD and 4K up to 60 fps streaming plus HDR on the Roku Premiere+
  • Works with both HD and 4K UHD TVs
  • 4K UHD video playback, delivers crisp detail and brilliant, life-like images
  • HDCP 2.2 compatible and capable of up to 60 fps 4K UHD playback
  • Can upscale 720p to 1080p on HDTVs, and from 720p or 1080p to 4K up to 60 fps on 4K UHD TVs
  • Fast quad-core processor
  • 802.11ac MIMO dual-band wireless
  • Simple IR remote control with popular streaming channel shortcut buttons
  • Night listening mode setting adjusts audio sounds to maintain volume consistency
  • Roku Premiere+ also includes:
    • HDR support displays an incredible range of colours including brighter whites and deeper blacks
    • Enhanced point anywhere remote with headphone jack for private listening
    • MicroSD card slot for additional channel storage
    • Ethernet for wired internet connectivity

Roku Ultra

roku-ultra-weboo-coFinally the Roku Ultra is designed to deliver an ultimate streaming experience, which also includes support for HDR, Dolby Digital Plus decode, voice search and lost remote finder.

The Roku Ultra is the most expensive player in the series and is priced at $139.99

Roku Ultra Features:

  • Capable of delivering powerful HD, 4K up to 60 fps and HDR streaming.
  • In addition to everything offered on the Roku Premiere+, the Roku Ultra also features:
  • Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital Plus decoding for advance surround sound for home theaters
  • Optical digital audio out port to connect to a receiver or sound bar
  • USB port for local media playback
  • Convenient point anywhere remote control with voice search, headphone jack for private listening and gaming buttons
  • Lost remote finder feature finds remotes stuck in the couch with the touch of a button on the player

roku-full-lineup-roku-express-roku-express-plus-roku-premiere-roku-premiere-plus-and-roku-ultra-weboo-coThe Roku Express, Roku Premiere, Roku Premiere+ and Roku Ultra streaming players will be made available from retailers such as; Best Buy, London Drugs, Staples, Walmart, Amazon.ca and other retailers, and are expected to be in stores in October, 2016.