I wrote a script which analyzes image url patterns on a website and tries to find unpublished images based on specific keywords. I created the script to try to find 2nd-gen Fire TV images before the device was announced. The script worked to find images of the new Fire TV before it was announced, but they were useless since, as everyone now knows, the new Fire TV looks exactly like the old Fire TV. Since we’re expecting a new Roku to be announced soon, I decided to point my script at roku.com and what do you know. It found the image you see above.
The photo doesn’t tell us much about the new device other than that it has a new wider footprint. The remote looks identical to the existing Roku 3. It looks like the dedicated Amazon button has been replaced with either a WatchESPN or YouTube button, and the dedicated Hulu button has been replaced with a Google Play button, like on the latest Roku Stick. I expect we’ll hear more about the new Roku 4 from Roku any day now.
8:17am PT Here is the link to the image on Roku’s server.
10:00am PT Roku has taken down the Roku 4 image (seen above) from their server.