After a few weeks of rumours and leaks, Roku has finally announced its new streaming boxes.

Set to take over from the previous devices, these new device have been named the Express, Premiere, and Ultra.

The Roku Express and the Roku Express+ are the starting device, both feature an IR remote and 1080p streaming, however, the Roku Express+ also features a composite jack, allowing it to be used with TVs that don’t have a HDMI port.

The Express will be priced at $29.99 and the Express+ will be priced at $39.99.


Next up is the Premiere and the Premiere+.

Both of these devices will offer 4K resolution playback at up to 60 frames per second, as well as 1080p playback for non 4K devices.

Both can also upscales 720p to 1080p, or 720p/1080p to 4K. The Premiere will also come with an IR remote.

The Premiere+ will add to that with an SD card slot, an Ethernet port, an enhanced remote that comes with a headphone jack, and support for HDR content.

The Premiere will be priced at $79.99 and the Premiere+ will be priced at $99.99.


Last on the list is the Roku Ultra, which comes with everything the Premiere+features, but also with Dolby Digital/Digital Plus encoding and a USB port, optical audio port, and a further enhanced remote with voice search and gaming buttons.

All of these devices are available for pre-order today and will launch on October 9th.

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