Roku Inc. (NASDAQ:ROKU) has announced the exclusive availability of its new Roku Express 4K and Voice Remote Pro bundle on Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN). This bundle offers an affordable and feature-rich streaming solution, catering to cord-cutters seeking access to a wide range of streaming services and features.
Key features of the Roku Express 4K and Voice Remote Pro bundle include:
- 4K Ultra HD Resolution: The Roku Express 4K supports 4K Ultra HD resolution, delivering high-quality streaming experiences for users with compatible TVs. It also supports various HDR formats, including HDR10 and HDR10+.
- Compatibility: The device is compatible with Apple AirPlay for 4K screen mirroring and works seamlessly with smart home platforms like Apple HomeKit, Google Home, and Amazon Alexa.
- Voice Remote Pro: The bundle includes the Voice Remote Pro, offering hands-free voice control. Users can simply say “Hey Roku” to control their streaming experience without needing to press a microphone button. This feature is similar to the voice control capabilities offered by other streaming devices like Amazon’s Fire TV Cube.
- Additional Remote Features: The Voice Remote Pro also includes TV controls, a headphone jack for private listening, shortcut buttons, and channel shortcuts for popular streaming platforms like Netflix, Disney+, Apple TV+, and Paramount+.
- Rechargeable: Similar to the Siri Remote for Apple TV 4K, the Roku Voice Remote Pro is rechargeable, eliminating the need for disposable batteries. A micro USB charging cable is included in the bundle for easy recharging.
- Affordability: The Roku Express 4K and Voice Remote Pro bundle is competitively priced at $50, making it an attractive option for users seeking an affordable streaming solution.
Roku is known for its user-friendly setup, allowing users to easily connect the Roku Express 4K to their TV via the included HDMI cable and connect it to Wi-Fi, adding smart capabilities to any television.
The company’s emphasis on affordability, 4K support, and a feature-packed remote is likely to appeal to consumers looking for a cost-effective and feature-rich streaming solution.
Roku’s strategic partnerships and content offerings have also contributed to its growth, as evidenced by the increase in active accounts. The company’s partnerships with Warner Bros. Discovery and Comcast-owned NBCUniversal aim to expand content options on The Roku Channel, further enhancing its platform revenues and user engagement.
Roku’s cost-cutting measures have positively impacted its financial outlook, with higher revenue projections for the third quarter compared to previous forecasts.
Overall, Roku continues to position itself as a prominent player in the streaming and content delivery space, catering to a growing audience of cord-cutters and digital entertainment enthusiasts.
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