Rokus are Streaming TV boxes are the most popular for good reason: They’re very easy to use and offer a wide range of streaming channels. It’s our favourite, too. However, knowing which one to buy is not easy. There are four different Roku streaming devices available now (not including TVs and speakers), and you’ll find quite a few older models floating around on Amazon and other sellers. Rokus also tend to have similar names and look nearly identical, so it’s not easy to spot the differences.
We are here to help. If you’re like us, you’ll want the best Roku for the least amount of money. We’ve broken down the features we think you’ll actually want to have, starting with the base model. And once you have a Roku, be sure to add the WIRED channel!
Updated November 2021: We’ve added the new Steaming Stick 4K Plus and Streambar Pro.
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