I don’t know if there are many 4K contents out there if you could stream, but if there are (4K contents) to be streamed (that tickles your fancy), you can be sure Roku Premiere Streaming Media Player will have you covered. Announced earlier today (or yesterday, depending on where you are), the Roku Premiere, along with a tad pricer Roku Premiere+, are billed as the easiest and most affordable way to stream 4K contents.
Apparently, Roku decided it is high time to make 4K streaming device super affordable as it foresees tens of millions of 4K TVs will so this year and seeing that more 4K and HDR contents are being pushed out. This is a Roku and so, the drill is the same. Meaning, with it, you can search for favorite shows, explore thousands of free and paid channels to stream virtually anything, ranging from blockbuster movies, to TV shows to news, and more. Key features are as follow:
Roku Premiere Features:
◦ Clear, immersive picture quality in HD, 4K Ultra HD and 4K HDR
◦ Powerful quad-core processor
◦ Low profile form factor
◦ Includes Premium high-speed HDMI cable
◦ Easy to use remote with channel shortcut buttons
◦ 802.11 (b/g/n)
◦ Dolby® and DTS Digital Surround™ pass through over HDMI®
Roku Premiere+ includes everything Roku Premiere offers plus:
◦ Voice remote with TV power & volume buttons
Roku Premiere is available for pre-order now, priced at $39.99, while the Roku Premiere+ is a Walmart exclusive that costs 10 bucks more at $49.99 and it will be available at Walmart and Walmart.com in early October 2018. On a related news, Roku also announced updates to the Roku Ultra which now comes with premium JBL headphones while remaining to the original price of $99.99. The following is a rundown of what the updated Roku Ultra has to offer:
Roku Ultra Features:
◦ Premium JBL headphones for private listening ($39.95 value)
◦ The ultimate in connectivity offering both Ethernet 10/100 and 802.11ac MIMO dual-band wireless
◦ Enhanced voice remote with TV power and volume buttons, headphone jack for private listening, gaming buttons
◦ Lost remote finder button on the device now with SportsCenter’s DaDaDa from ESPN and HBO’s Game of Thrones theme song
◦ USB port for local media playback
◦ Dolby and DTS Digital Surround™ pass through over HDMI®
◦ Night listening mode
The Roku Ultra is expected to ship starting October 7, 2018. In the meantime, you can pre-order it for the aforementioned $99.99 over on Roku.com. So, there you have it. 4K streaming devices that absolutely won’t break the bank. Though we can’t guarantee a 4K TV will not break your bank.
All images courtesy of Roku.