Roku’s newest 4K streamers: A redesigned Ultra and a miniature soundbar

Roku's newest 4K streamers: A redesigned Ultra and a miniature soundbar

Fall and winter are always busy streaming seasons and Roku has some new hardware to help facilitate cold weather binge watching.

Specifically, Roku announced a couple of 4K streaming boxes that serve different purposes on Monday. The first is more traditional, an update to the $99 Roku Ultra streamer that sits at the top end of Roku’s portfolio. It supports 4K and HDR streaming, with the new addition of Dolby Vision support. That’s another type of HDR that Roku devices didn’t support before, so people with Dolby Vision-enabled TVs can get some extra juice out of the new Ultra.

Roku also said the new Ultra can pick up on wireless signals from further away than before, in case your entertainment center is far away from your router. (You should fix that, while we’re on the subject.) It also supports playback from Bluetooth devices now. Read more…

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