Roku unveiled the new Roku Streaming Stick 4K, an unprecedented solution that aims to renew the sector of products dedicated to home streaming. Compared to the previous Stick Plus there are many hardware innovations that promise significant performance improvements. On the software side, however, the release of a new version of the operating system is recorded.
The new Roku Streaming Stick 4K debuts
The new Streaming Stick 4K presented today can count on several hardware innovations. In particular, in the foreground is the processor improvement at the base of the stick. Compared to the previous Stick Plus, in fact, performance increase is 30%. To report a improvement of the Wi-F sectori with the aim of ensuring a high connection speed even when the router is far away. The new stick supports 4K resolution in addition to Dolby Vision and HDR10 Plus.
The new Roku Streaming Stick 4K is paired with the traditional Roku remote with voice controls and keys dedicated to the main streaming services. In the US, sales will start in mid-October with a price tag of $ 49.99. Also noteworthy is the Plus version (at a cost of $ 69.99) which includes the new Roku Voice Remote Pro with some additional features, such as the built-in battery and two programmable keys.
There is also Roku OS 10.5
With the announcement of Roku Streaming Stick 4K was also presented Rokus OS 10.5. The operating system will not bring substantial changes to the user interface, Several news, however, will arrive on the audio side, with several additional controls available to users. Also noteworthy are new voice commands to interact with apps such as Netflix and Spotify. For a complete picture of what’s new in the new operating system, you can consult the Roku’s official blog.