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Roku Premiere plus

Roku Premiere plus
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Pros
  • Solid 4K HDR performance
  • Easy to use and setup
  • Private listening
Cons
  • Stale interface
  • Design isnt special
Roku Premiere Plus With some small improvements being made every release, Roku is good at producing solid reliable workhorses for our TV entertainment needs. That being said the Premiere Plus is familiar, solid, reliabl... Read full review
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Pros
  • Colorful HDR display for all TVs, especially for HD and 4K Ultra HD televisions
  • Featuring 802.11ac dual band wireless and quad-core processor for clear pictures
  • Four times the resolution of a normal 108...
Cons
  • Does not sync with iTunes or iTV
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Media Type
H.264, H.265, HEVC, MKV, MPEG-4, VP9
Edition
Premiere+
Device Type Media streamers come in two types: TV sticks or TV boxes. Generally speaking, there are a few main differences between the two. The most obvious one is size. TV sticks are much more unobtrusive becaus ... Show more
TV Box
Video Quality
4K Capable 4K or Ultra-HD is the latest (and highest) screen resolution for TV sets. If you have a 4K TV, you must have a 4K capable TV box or stick in order to stream at the maximum resolution. For reference, 4 ... Show more
Yes
Web Content
Major Apps Available Does the device have some of the most popular apps/channels?
  • Netflix
  • Hulu
  • Amazon Prime or Instant Video
PBS KIDS
Downloadable Content Some media devices offer the opportunity to download content (rather than stream it) for a quicker experience uninterrupted by buffering. An example of this is Apple TV, which allows users to download ... Show more
No
Web Browser Some media streamers will come with a web browser that allows you to search the internet on your TV, in addition to the myriad of apps available for download. While an interesting feature, the experie ... Show more
Yes
Live TV
Live Broadcasts A TV box or stick that connect to broadcast is key for those who want to watch live TV. Oftentimes, you can pay for a subscription to a TV network’s app (HBO, Starz, CBS, etc.), but this can add up fi ... Show more
Yes
Record/Catch-Up TV If the TV box can connect to broadcast TV, you may be able to record live programs and replay past programs within a certain time period. This means no more missing your favorite shows! Set the box to ... Show more
No
Pause/Rewind Live TV While watching live TV, you may want to pause the program or rewind a part you missed. Some media streamers are limited in how far you can rewind, such as 30 minutes. Also, if you pause the program fo ... Show more
No
Controls
Remote Capabilities If the TV box or stick comes with a remote, it may also double as a microphone or contain a headphone jack for private listening. Microphones are useful in remotes because they allow you to use your v ... Show more
  • Microphone
  • Headphone Jack
  • App Specific Buttons (Netflix, YouTube, etc.)
Voice Control A microphone—whether in the remote or on the box/stick—allows the user to control the TV using their voice. You can search for programs, change channels and apps, turn volume up or down, turn power on ... Show more
Yes
Smartphone/Tablet Control Some media streamers allow you to control your TV with your smartphone or tablet by downloading an app on your device. The Google Chromcast is one example of a media streamer that does not use a remot ... Show more
Yes
Gaming Controller Options If you plan to use your media streamer for gaming, you’ll need a controller. Some TV boxes and sticks use the remote as a controller, which is sufficient for basic games and kids play. You may also re ... Show more
Remote
Connections
Network Connection Type The different network connections available for media streamers includes Ethernet, wireless/Wi-FI, Bluetooth, satellite, aerial/cable, and AirPlay. Most all media streamers will have Wi-Fi. If you hav ... Show more
  • Wired/Ethernet
  • Wireless/Wi-Fi
Device Connection Type The different outputs or device connections include HDMI, digital optical audio output, USB, SD or microSD. TV sticks will connect to your TV through HDMI, but won’t contain any outputs (except for po ... Show more
HDMI
Other Features
  • HDR color
  • Midnight Mode
  • Smartphone remote controlled
  • Voice search
  • Internet radio playback
  • Internet video playback
  • Digital audio playback
  • Digital photo playback
  • Digital video playback
Popularity 0-100 scale indicating how frequently people buy the product online. Recalculated daily.
97 / 100
Details
  • Perfect for HD and 4K Ultra HD TVs, features fast quad-core processor and 802.11ac dual-band wireless.
  • 4K Ultra HD at 60fps with four times the resolution of 1080p HD, delivering crisp detail and brilliant, life-like images.
  • Vibrant HDR displaying an incredible range of colors, brighter whites, and deeper blacks.
  • Enhanced point anywhere remote with headphones for private listening.
  • Unbiased search across top channels. Find where it's free or cheapest to watch.
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Other Info
Brand
Roku
Model Numbers Mouse over a model for a picture
Warranty
1 Year Limited Warranty
Release Date
7 Oct 2016
Physical Features
Color Mouse over a color for a picture
Black
Weight

1.7 lbs
 
Dimensions
2.4 x 7.1 x 7 inches

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Key features
  • Perfect for HD and 4K Ultra HD TVs
  • Fast quad-core processor
  • 802.11ac dual-band wireless
  • 4K Ultra HD at 60fps
  • Four times the resolution of 1080p HD
  • Vibrant HDR

Roku Premiere plus is a very popular option in the middle of the streaming players price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling streaming players and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Nexbox A1 or Zenoplige MXQ Pro .

Roku Premiere plus was released in 2016. There are dozens of newer streaming players on the market. Show newer Streaming Players

Roku Premiere plus is $14 cheaper than the average streaming player ($73.99).

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Which is better for tv, movies and occasional games. Premier or Premier plus?
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Couple of questions: i just had a Mag250 die on me for no apparent reason...again ! current one replaced an earlier one that was dead when i got it out of the box!
Anyone know why, or had same experience? Now looking for a better alternative and looking at the Roku Premier or even Mag 254 or above! Any suggestions?
John W
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which is better -Roku Premier Plus or Tivo Bolt Vox?
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My Roku 3 often will not pick up Netflix, Hulu, Tablo, etc over my wireless Wifi system. Will the Roku Premier Plus do much beter than the Roku 3 picking up the apps?
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