Roku has manufactured many home digital media products that allow customers to access audio or video streamed from the internet through televisions, and also includes subscription-based services. Roku streaming players are set-top boxes for delivering over-the-top content. Both on-demand and live streaming are supported by the devices. Roku Inc. has given us products like Roku TV and Roku Streaming Stick in the past.
What is Roku Ultra?
Roku Inc. recently launched its all-new streaming player called Roku Ultra. Roku Ultra gives you an ideal streaming experience which supports HDR, Dolby Digital+ decode, voice search, and lost remote finder.
Impressive Features and Specs
- HD & 4K: Roku Ultra delivers brilliant picture quality to your 4K UHD or 1080p HD TV with crisp, life-like images that practically jump off the screen. You can experience the visual rush of 4K Ultra HD streaming using a compatible 4K TV & content. The Roku 4K Spotlight channel helps you to find 4K content, and you can check with the channel partner for bandwidth requirements.
- Vivid Colour: Roku Ultra shows rich, realistic color detail when you stream HDR content on a compatible HDR TV. The colors look vibrant and realistic even in the darkest shadows and brightest lights. HDR displays a broader range of colors, radiant whites, and profound blacks to create more natural and beautiful image.
- Quad-core Processor: Roku Ultra provides you your favorite shows rapidly, with smooth and responsive navigation and channels that launch swiftly with a fast quad-core processor and 802.11ac dual-band wireless.
- Remote Finder: Forgot where you kept the remote? All you need to do is press the button on Roku Ultra and your remote will tell you where it is.
- Advanced Remote: The remote has got some incredible features like voice search, headphones for private listening, and gaming buttons. With the help of voice search, the remote gets you what you are looking for.
- Take it anywhere: You can connect your Roku player to different TVs at your home or take it to a friend’s house.
- Fascinating Content: On your Roku player, you can stream about anything, right from- movies, TV shows, live sports, news, and music. You get +350,000 movies and TV episodes to choose from.
- Roku Feed: Roku Feed helps you in getting updates when new content is ready to stream, all you got to do is follow movies, TV shows, actors, and directors.
- Mobile App: Roku’s mobile app enables you to turn your smartphone into a convenient streaming companion, a fully functional remote control and much more.
Specs of Roku Ultra
- Video: Roku Ultra has up to 1080p HD (1920 x 1080) on HD TVs and up to 4K/60 Ultra HD (3840 × 2160) on 4K UHD TVs.
- Audio: It has got Dolby Audio over HDMI® and optical and night listening mode.
- Storage: Roku Ultra has a microSD card slot for you to use with additional channel storage and a USB port for local playback.
- Power: It has got a 12V-1A power adapter and consumes <4.5w while streaming.
Price & Availability
Roku Ultra streaming players are available on Roku.com, Best Buy, Amazon, and other retailers and are expected to be in stores on October 9th for $129.99. Roku Ultra was launched along with Roku Express, Roku Express+, Roku Premiere, and Roku Premiere+.
Whether you want quick HD streaming via an inexpensive device or looking for a top-of-the-line player with features like 4K and HDR, Roku is the product you should choose. Roku Ultra offers support for many audio formats, Dolby Digital+ via HDMI, optical output, and many other remote features. An impressive player with gorgeous 4K and HDR picture quality, advanced technology and features- Roku Ultra is worth the cost.