The new Roku Express was all aboard in 4K. Roku has introduced a new 4K streaming device, which underscores the likes of Amazon and Google with their price tag.
Roku Express 4K is the company’s latest streaming device, and aims to provide “great picture quality” at a very affordable price.
At £ 39.99 this Amazon Fire TV is cheaper than Google TV Streamer compared to both 4K and Chromecast. Along with supporting 4K resolution, the streamer can output to HDR10 and HDR10 + as well. If you are after Dolby Vision support, then you have to watch the streamers in addition to the selection Roku offers.
Still, for the price you get a lot of features for the platform agnostic Roku OS, which supports voice via Alexa and Google assistive devices, is compatible with AirPlay 2 and also supports Apple HomeKit, allowing Users can safely control Siri or Roku devices. Through the Home app on iOS. Part of the feature set is dual-band Wi-Fi, additional storage for faster app loading times, and micro-USB Ethernet compatibility for faster Internet streaming.
In other news related to Roku, the company has announced that Roku OS 10 has begun its roll out for Roku devices. Express 4K will feature OS 10 from the right, and new features include automated network detection that informs users of the most optimal wireless networks they can reach in their homes; And the addition of HDR10 + support, which adapts supported content for better contrast and brightness. This will be useful for viewers who watch a lot of prime video content on their Roku devices.
The automatic game console configuration detects a connected game console and optimizes the TV’s gaming performance – before you have to jump into settings and change it to game mode YourSelf. The new OS will make it easier for users to play the game by having a gaming icon on the Stop home page when the console is detected. This will set the TV to its lowest latency, and depending on the Roku TV model, configured settings include HDR, auto low-latency mode (ALM), variable refresh rate (VRR), high frame rate (HFR) and THX are included. Certified Game Mode.
Roku OS 10 has started its roll for devices. Roku The Express 4K is due to go on sale in the UK in May for a retail price of £ 39.99.