Roku Review

Roku 4 in depth review after seven months

These days Roku streaming players have made their place in the market as one of the best streaming players and for streaming 4K UHD content the Roku 4 is the best streaming player. Roku 4 is an extraordinary4k Ultra HD media streamer. Anyone who is interested in future proofing should buy this product.

Out of the BoxRoku 4 review 2017

The footprint of this Roku device is quite different from its predecessors. In the box, you will this square shaped device with 4 written on it.  Along with there is a power adapter, a remote control, a pair of AA batteries, a quick start guide. If you have the knowledge of connecting HDMI cable to the back of your TV, then Roku will take you through the rest of the process which is simple and easy.

Features and Design

The Roku has been prepared for the future as it is capable of interfacing with the most current A/V components with an HDCP 2.2-compliant HDMI 2.0a output. Roku has also kept an optical digital audio output around the device. This device also offers the USB input for the media file playback and it can easily take care of most common file types which include H.264 files in .MKV, MOV, and.MP4 containers, H.265 files in the same three containers, and VP9 (YouTube) in an.MKV container. Several audio files are also supported by the device including FLAC. The best for the game and app storage is MicroSD slot, but you can’t play any media file from this slot. The new addition to Roku 4 is compatibility with 802.11ac MIMO Wi-Fi and a button for finding remote at the top. Roku 4 comes with a quad-core ARM processor along with 1.5 GB of RAM and 256 MB storage for apps.

Bow to the King Roku OS 7

The reason behind the praise of Roku as the best streaming TV platform is its operating system and user interface. Now the Roku 4 comes with the latest operating system which is Roku OS 7 and it takes the experience of Roku to a new level.

Cross Platform Search

Cross-platform search is one of the most powerful features of Roku. Whenever you search for any actor or title it searches from a massive array of apps. When Roku searches any title, then it searches within Acorn TV, Amazon Video, Blockbuster On Demand, CBS All Access, CinemaNow, Crackle, Fox Now, FX Now, HBO GO, Hulu, M-GO, Met Opera On Demand, Nat Geo TV, Popcorn Flix, Netflix, SnagFilms, STARZ PLAY, Time Warner Cable, Tubi TV, and Vudu. Then it tells where you watch that specific title along with the information whether it is free or with a subscription.

Roku 4 in depth review


The performance of Roku 4 is flawless. But at times it doesn’t support HDR and also its microphones don’t work properly so it can create trouble in using the feature of voice search.


All in all, the Roku is a very good device as it has many features that you may not find in many devices. The only low of this device is that it doesn’t support HDR content and some apps make you feel outmoded. You can navigate to www Roku com link to know more about the setup and activation of this product.