Is a Roku four with 4K coming this manner?
It was 2013 the final time that Roku launched a brand new flagship streaming field, and whereas we nonetheless adore the three, the hardware cannot keep away from the ravages of time. Our buddies over at Zatz Not Humorous are reporting that the corporate is gearing as much as substitute it with a brand new excessive-finish unit, the imaginatively-named Roku four. In addition to being the fourth within the collection, the hardware anticipated to launch with 4K video playback as its main promoting level. The rumor started when streaming service Cinema Now by chance launched a promotion at no cost HD leases with each new Roku four. Whoops.
That is not the one piece of proof on the rap sheet, both. UKRokuChannels found a 4K Showcase providing on the platform’s channel retailer, which was swiftly pulled by the corporate. It’s going to come as no shock that the corporate is embracing the usual, because it revealed in January that it was engaged on a 4K reference design. As well as, now that Amazon has added the function to the new Hearth TV, it is solely a matter of time earlier than Roku joined in. The agency wasn’t capable of reply in time for publication, however we’ll maintain a beady eye on the FCC’s web site over the subsequent few weeks — simply in case.
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- Key specs
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- Sort Audio / video participant
- Video providers Netflix, Amazon, Different
- Audio providers Napster, Pandora, Rdio, Rhapsody, Spotify, Different
- Video outputs HDMI (1&#one hundred sixty;outputs, v1.four)
- Audio outputs by way of HDMI
- WiFi 802.eleven a, b, g, n
- Ethernet 10/one hundred [Fast Ethernet]
- Launched 2013-03-06