It is no shock that the Roku four is a stable set-top field — Roku has been making them for some time now, in any case. It is also not shocking that the brand new Roku’s search is wise, that the interface is quick and fluid or that there is a bountiful collection of apps. In reality, there is not a lot that is actually shocking, or revolutionary, in regards to the Roku four ($130). It is a stable, if considerably unexciting improve, particularly after the Roku three from earlier this yr, which introduced voice search into the combo. Identical to the brand new Hearth TV, Roku is betting that the addition of 4K ultra-high-definition video (UHD) is thrilling sufficient by itself. And, whereas it is actually noteworthy, it is also one thing that can solely attraction to only a handful of shoppers. Mainly, for those who’re comfortable together with your Roku three, or some other equal set-top field, you will not must rush out and seize this one. Though while you do lastly go 4K, it is a worthy alternative.
— MAZABLE (@mazable) November three, 2015