The Roku Streaming Stick 4K brings in a number of new improvements, including speed, better WiFi performance and supports Dolby Vision as well. Which is a first for a Roku stick. It will still cost the same $49.99, allowing it to compete quite nicely with the Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K.
It will support a number of HDR specs. This includes HDR, HDR10+ and Dolby Vision. So you’ll be able to get some great picture quality out of this streaming stick. However, it does not support native Dolby Atmos, but it does support pass-through.
There is also the Roku Streaming Stick 4K+, which is a faster streaming stick from Roku. And includes the Roku Voice Remote Pro. Which was announced earlier this year. Versus just the regular voice remote on the Streaming Stick 4K.
The Roku Ultra LT will be exclusive to Walmart
Roku also announced the Ultra LT, which is a set-top box that will be exclusive to Walmart. It’s basically a less expensive version of their high-end Roku Ultra. it now includes Dolby Vision, Bluetooth, 50% longer WiFi range, a better processor and more storage. Like the Roku Streaming Stick 4K, it does not include native Dolby Atmos. Only via pass-through.
It supports HDR, HDR10+, and Dolby Vision for HDR. It also has HD and 4K support at up to 60FPS. And it comes with the Roku Voice Remote.
The Roku Ultra LT will cost you $79.99.
All three new Roku products will be available in mid-October. They will also ship with the latest Roku OS 10.5, which was also announced today. And finally, those who activate a new Roku device will get a 30-day free trial for HBO MAX.