The Roku Streaming Stick is on sale for $39.99. This sale is the lowest price this model has ever been. This is the new 2017 model that was just released a couple of months ago. It has a processor that is faster than the previous model and comes with a new remote that can control power and volume on your TV. If you’ve been curious about trying a Roku device or want to get someone into streaming who might benefit from the Roku’s simplified interface, this is the best Roku model to start with if you don’t need 4K video support.
The all-new Roku Streaming Stick+ has just gone on sale for $48 for Amazon’s Black Friday Sale. It’s normally $69.99 and this is the new lowest price it has ever been. This is the new model released last month that is capable of 4K and HDR. It’s Roku’s closest competitor to the Amazon Fire TV 3, which doesn’t look like it’s going to be on sale during Black Friday this year. While the interface isn’t as nice as Fire TV devices and it’s not as customizable/tweakable, Roku makes a very compelling product for those of you just wanting to stream content from major providers.
Roku has announced the 3rd generation of the Roku Streaming Stick. The device’s biggest new feature is its new quad-core processor, making it the new most powerful streaming stick on the market, which is a title the Fire TV Stick currently claims. Roku isn’t giving any specifics about the CPU or RAM, but they say it’s eight times as powerful as the previous model, which had single-core 600 MHz CPU and 512 MB of memory. For comparison, Amazon says the Fire TV Stick is six times as powerful as the previous generation Roku Streaming Stick. Read more ›