Roku is known for providing best streaming video player for quite a long time now. Now it has launched Roku Ultra which has derived the functionalities from its predecessor Roku 4 which was launched in 2015. According to the company, the Roku Ultra is one of the best streaming video players of all time. They believe its competition is with one of their own product that is Roku Premiere+. The 4K and Premiere+ provides HDR in the same way as Roku Ultra provides. Roku Ultra is capable of offering 4k and HDR compatibility and lot more functionalities. You can get all of that at a very reasonable price which is $99.
The device with the help of optical digital audio output provides all the 4k and HDR video streams such as Netflix, Amazon and many more. Many other streaming devices such as Roku Premiere, Premiere+, xiaomi Mi Box and few more, lack the optical output. So they are the good option when you have to connect these devices to the TV directly. Though these devices are the bit more expensive than the brand new Roku Ulta. The company has put a lot of attention to the hardware system this time. Streaming 4k HDR video in Roku Ultra is an affordable option. Some of the interesting features of the Roku Ultra is remote finder button, optical audio out port, MicroSD support, USB port and Remote having A and B buttons.
When comes to design, the Roku Ultra looks a lot like Roku Premiere. It is a small flat disc-shaped box with purple cloth tag and rounded corners. The Roku Ultra is quite smaller than the Roku 4 and Premier+ which is 4.9 x 18.104.22.168 inches. There are several ports on the box such as Ethernet port, HDMI port, power port and microSD card slot. It has a USB port as well for video files. Get this super powerful device at your home.