Roku has also announced an all-new streaming device, and a 2-in-1 streaming device and soundbar named Roku Streambar.
The new redesigned Roku streaming device, which is Roku Ultra, now has up to 50% more wireless range than previous versions and Bluetooth support.
It can be controlled hands-free using voice commands, either with Alexa and Google Assistant devices or through the included voice remote.
Also in addition to voice control support, the remote brings other granular controls to the table, including TV power and volume controls, and customizable shortcut buttons.
The Roku Ultra is priced at an MSRP of $99.99, or around KES 10,000.
Roku Streambar is quite pricey relative to the Roku Ultra at $129.99, or around KES 13,000. For that, you’re getting a 2-in-1 streaming device and a soundbar. It supports 4K resolution and HDR for compatible 4K HDR TVs.
Both the Roku Ultra and Roku Streambar will start shipping in October starting with select countries