Roku ultra is now the new product from the company and we will get deep knowledge about this product in this blog post.
Last year Roku Company had developed a Roku4 model for $130. It was an updated model after Roku 3, which was priced for $100 only but it was not worth, spending $30 more for roku4 because the experience after using both the devices was almost same. The Roku4 got its position in the market due to large fan following of Roku and the impression that media streamers have created in their minds related to Roku4 working.
Roku ultra and Roku premiere+ models are the expensive models of company and their sale is going to get tougher in the market. However, the Roku ultra is slimmer and compact then its older models and supports 4K videos but yet it is not so famous among the users because the same features are available in Roku premiere+ that is available for $100. Moreover, user need 4K supported TV to watch 4k videos, so they prefer to go with Roku streaming stick that is priced for $50 only and there is no such complications with this stick. Roku com link provides complete details about the features of these creamy models.
Now we are going to discuss the pros and cons of the priciest Roku models. After reading this, you can easily decide that whether to stick to the Roku platform or switch to other company streaming media player.
1. Speed and slimmer factors
Roku ultra is a new player which is similar to Roku premiere and premiere + in shape and design. You will get Roku premiere for $80 and Roku premiere+ for $100. Both the device are round in shape with glossy metallic edges. There is no internal fan in latter devices so it reduces the noise occurred due to ventilation. Go to www support Roku com to get complete information about the active ventilation in media players.
According to Roku, the speed of Roku ultra is faster than its predecessors. It opens the bulky apps in a minute or two without taking much time and there is no problem of animations during navigating through the Roku menus. You can open Roku com links easily and quickly. Roku streaming stick open the light weight designed apps in a second but struggles to open the highly loaded apps. This is due to the weaker hardware accessories.
All the three new models incorporates a new feature called night listening, which automatically curb the loud noises and enhance the quieter ones. This is quite a nice feature in these models but there is one drawback in this feature that it increases the overall volume of your TV. It’s better to use the remote headphone jack for listening over the headphones, so as to avoid any disturbance.
2. Value added features
If you have planned to purchase a Roku premiere model due to its high performance and 4K enabled capabilities then don’t forget to consider the Roku premiere+ because in Roku premiere you will get the infrared remote that requires line of sight to the box and there is no HDR feature in this model. Yes, if you can add $20 in your budget, then you must go with Roku premiere+. In this model, you will get all the features supported by Roku premiere and in addition you will get micro SD slot, Ethernet port and HDR support. Another point of favor for premiere+ model is RF remote that comes with the headphone jack for individual listening. You just need to set up Roku account on the official Roku website in order to enjoy seamless services from different channels.
3. Is Roku for you?
There are number of ingenious ideas that you can see in Roku devices. One of which is Roku feed, where you can get free alerts about the TV program from various channels. You only require Roku link code of that channels for activation. Other features like 4k HDR videos and private listening makes the Roku platform better than others.