Roku expands streaming players with Express, Premiere models

Monday 26 September 2016 | 15:55 CET | News
Roku is introducing new entry-level and high-end streaming players, expanding its range of TV dongles. The Roku Express for USD 29.99 is available now for pre-order at major US and Canadian retailers and will be in shops from 09 October. The Roku Express is the company's tiniest player yet, and comes with 1080p HD, an HDMI port and 802.11n Wi-Fi. For the high-end of the market, the Roku Premiere offers streaming in 4K Ultra HD at up to 60 frames per second, support for HDR picture quality, dual-band Wi-Fi, a microSD card slot, Ethernet port and a faster quad-core processor. In addition, it

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Roku
Countries: North America
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