Roku is refreshing its lineup of streamers at the moment, introducing a number of updates to the Roku Specific and Extremely that gained’t make you exchange your current gadget, however needs to be helpful for brand spanking new patrons.
The Roku Specific is now 10 % smaller, making it simpler to cover behind a TV, whereas offering the identical efficiency as earlier than. In the meantime, the Roku Extremely has a brand new quad-core processor and extra RAM in an effort to load channels (Roku‘s title for apps) as much as 30 % sooner.
Maybe extra notably, its the primary Roku to characteristic customized shortcut buttons to complement the default apps completely printed onto the distant.
Roku can be introduced that model 9.2 of its OS is rolling out. It features a new characteristic known as Roku Zones, which is type of like Netflix classes, besides itemizing reveals from a number of streaming apps as a substitute of only one. You’ll additionally be capable to search by film quotes and management a number of Roku units by way of your voice assistant of selection.
In all, that is the brand new Roku line-up:
- Roku Specific ($29.99): HD Streaming
- Roku Specific+ ($39.99): Walmart solely, identical as above however with a Roku voice distant.
- Roku Premiere ($39.99): Small 4K HDR field
- Roku Streaming Stick+ ($59.99): 4k HDR stick to voice distant.
- Roku Streaming Stick+ HE ($59.99): A finest purchase unique that includes the improved Roku distant with a headphone jack and headphones included.
- Roku Extremely ($99.99): The quickest Roku. Has a voice distant with customized shortcuts, USB and Micro SD storage, Ethernet, and JBL headphones included.
- Roku Extremely LT ($79.99): Just like above, besides with the outdated processor, no customized shortcut buttons, and no distant finder.
The Specific and Extremely can be found to pre-order at the moment. The Specific fashions will launch this month, whereas the others will arrive in October.
Printed September 19, 2019 — 21:01 UTC