Roku Express

Roku Express

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The Roku Express is the 2017 model that allows users to stream HD content directly to their TV very easily thanks to its 5x more powerful processor. It gives direct access to +500,000 movies and TV episodes.

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  • Frank Brewer
    Written on April 14, 2018
    "The Roku Express is actually really nice for the price. I wouldn't say it's the best media streaming box just because there are some really fleshed out ones at higher price points, but HD streaming at this price and being this portable is hard to beat."
  • Sai Mehta
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "Roku Express is just like the predecessor of Premiere but it's still a good choice with 5x more the power and over +500,000 movies and TV shows available to you."
  • Cherry Xiao
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "Roku Express is a great little device to use to stream things on your tv. It's extremely easy to use. The remote works great as well. Your favorite movies are basically at the palms of your hands."
  • Sue Yu
    Written on February 6, 2018
    "I love our Roku Express! So fast, it's flawless! My son can watch his favorite show on repeat for days on end and this little powerhouse never has a problem with it. Everyone needs a Roku Express!"
    Omar Velázquez
    Written on January 27, 2018
    "I bought this and loved it so much that I cancelled my cable. this blows cable outta the water."
  • Bruce Boyd
    Written on March 23, 2018
    "Roku seems to offer features for having a good experience of watching TV wireless. The price is also affordable for an average home setting. But I would prefer Apple TV. It is of course much more expensive compared to Roku, but as they say, the higher the price, the better quality. Apple TV can also recognize the voice search through Siri which is just an advanced feature on top. I think i would rather pay a bit more than getting into product hardship over time."
  • Edward Obrien
    Written on April 6, 2018
    "The Roku Express is a great device and is of the best quality in streaming devices that I've owned. It's adaptability and functionality is par none."
  • Eugene Moreno
    Written on May 23, 2018
    "This Roku version is fast and supports HD, which is nice. I also like the controller and the overall design of the unit. It's not as good as Chromecast, but it's not bad, either."
  • Russell Peterson
    Written on February 7, 2018
    "Roku does offer you the best bang for your buck. Lots to offer, and find it better then Netflix, etc."
  • Vibhore Mistry
    Written on January 31, 2018
    "We have this and love it. My wife likes it better than my fire tv. Tons of free channels and so easy to use."
  • Edward Wade
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "roku is a great alternative to tv or as a supplement to a current service. i have used it off and on over the years and enjoy what it has to offer. If your looking for something new roku is an option to add to the list for sure. "
  • Steven Hansen
    Written on February 5, 2018
    "The Roku is the premier competition for apple TV and I would argue that it's even better than apple TV if you don't live in the apple ecosystem .It's much more open allowing you to view many different bits of content. Very easy to set up and use as well. "
  • William Bishop
    Written on January 28, 2018
    "This device is obviously pitched against Google's Chromecast since they're at the same price point. Depending on your router and your internet speed, you might be pretty happy with this device, but it's certainly not best in class, and some users report issues which may or may not be directly related to the device. But as for me, I bought other Rokus which have ethernet connections to my router and thus take the WiFi out of the picture. This device will not work with the fastest WiFi network, so you may be subject to pauses that could be very annoying."
  • Eric Lynch
    Written on May 23, 2018
    "Roku has been in the streaming game for a long time, and their experience has kept them a step ahead of their competitors. Dollar for dollar, the Roku Express is the best device to stream Netflix on TV. It's portable, simple to set up and use, and blows away Amazon's Fire TV and the Apple TV with the number of available channels. The only drawback is that the Roku Express does not display 4K content, but for 720p and 1080p, there really is no reason to buy any other streaming media player."
  • Gloria Fisher
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "I always use Roku Express to watch the newest episodes of all of my favorite shows. It's better than Hulu, Prime, and Netflix in my opinion because of the variety."
  • Gregory Carlson
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "Roku express is a fantastic new model for anyone with a Roku interested in using Netflix. It allows instant access to tons of different media."
  • Sandra Allen
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "Having no monthly rental fees for streaming TV shows and movies is a plus for any individual or family. The Roku Express lets you have access to over 500,000 shows and movies! Installation is simple and the use of the remote is easy and convenient. "
  • Walter Stevens
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "Roku Express is a very special device and it can be used for streaming Netflix on your TV. Its very easy and simple to use it, and comes with a very low price. "
  • Angela Woods
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "The Roku Express is a great streaming device. Its small size is great for caring along on trips. The only thing that you need with it is USB cable and you are ready to stream Netflix."
  • Paridhi Sengupta
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "Roku Express is another great Roku product. It is very easy to set up. If you have this you will be able to get rid of cable. It gives you access to plenty of tv and movies. The apps are easy to load onto it. Little kids and older people can set it up with ease. Very good product to use."
  • David Valdez
    Written on May 22, 2018
    "Roku Express is a discount streaming device. It is available from Amazon $39.95. This discount model offers all the same streaming apps that the more expensive versions have, but it doesn't stream 4k or HDR. It also has a smaller processor that has had a few issues with overheating. It still gets the job done but I'd suggest spending another 15 dollars and getting a better model."
  • Tiffany Campbell
    Written on March 23, 2018
    "Roku Express Steaming Player is perfect for anyone wanting to stream HD content directly to your Tv. I hooked my Roku up to Wifi and have all my Netflix and Hulu set up and ready to go within minutes. Roku is a great network streaming device!"
  • Robert Stone
    Written on May 22, 2018
    "I needed to get the netflix app on my tv instead of having to watch it on my phone all the time. I was recommended this device called the Roku Express. I got it and it worked great and I love it. "
  • Johnny Griffin
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "I have a Roku Express and it's fine, but it doesn't have the features that I expect for a streaming device. The biggest problem is the express doesn't support 4k content, so if that's a concern, consider picking up something that offers 4k/hdr playback, especially for all the new netflix shows that support the newer standard."
  • Justin Lopez
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "I've been a Roku user and fan since the first generation devices, and frankly, I'm amazed at what they have to offer these days. I picked up one of these for my aging parents when their smart TV began having trouble staying online. They had no trouble adapting to the Roku and they very much liked the price. My dad complains about the remote having 'stupid buttons' -- I think he means the ones for services he doesn't use, but then, he tends to gripe about remotes anyway. Easy to set up and fairly user-friendly. I might go for this model when I need to replace my Roku 3, unless there's something newer and better available from the company by then. "
    Jordan Sullivan
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "Good value for the price and easy to use just plug it in and search for your channels. Very fast HD streaming at your finger tips. Have access to Netflix, Amazon Video, Hulu, and much much more."
  • Kyle Phillips
    Written on March 19, 2018
    "Ah roku It's amazing what this little device can do. The Roku Express is a newer more powerful roku gone are the days of slow down found in the older version now we have speedy players. Imaging a device that can access all the major streaming services all in one device. Get ready to ride the internet superhighway and access content from around the world."
  • Kelly Barrett
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "The Roku Express makes a a great solution for best Netflix connection systems, you are able to get apps onto your t.v. There is no monthly fees for having the Roku set up which makes it pretty economical."
  • Catherine Henderson
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "A good way to cut the cord. There are plenty of free options in terms of movies, shows and documentaries. You can also choose to pay for network broadcasting or premium channels. "
  • Raymond Cook
    Written on January 27, 2018
    "I am a strong supporter of roku and their stuff. If you want a premade home theater solution I suggest checking it out. "
  • Johnny Fernandez
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "Get 5x more powerful HD streaming. You'll get a smooth HD experience with a player that's easy to use."
  • Wayne Harper
    Written on March 24, 2018
    "I'm already a big fan of Roku, so when I saw this, I decided to give it a try. One thing to keep in mind, this one is 720p and 1080p, no 4K. Works for me, all of my TVs are 1080p. It's small size is great for when we go on trips. All you need is the USB cable as it can draw power from it, no need to bring the power supply. In a hotel room just plug it up, connect to the WiFi, and I have all my Netflix, Hulu, etc. for relaxing in the room at the end of the day. Since it draws power from the TV, it turns on and off with the TV. This is great for when I'm going to bed at night, I just set the sleep timer on the TV, and when the timer turns the TV off, the Roku also turns off. I read reviews stating that it was slow, so I was a little worried, but that is not the case. Yes, since it is powered by the TV, it takes a minute for the Roku to power up and be ready to go. But let's be realistic, it's like 30 second or so, not a big deal. Once up and running, works just as well as my other Rokus. It comes with a strip of Velcro so you can attach it to your TV. As with other Roku models, you can control it through an app on your phone, which works via the WiFi, not line of sight. So, you can basically attach it to the back of the TV, plug the included USB cable into the USB port on the TV for power, connect the HDMI cable, and you're all set. I'm super happy with the Roku Express and should I need another Roku, this is the one I will buy, I highly recommend it. Enjoy!"
  • Benjamin West
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "The Roku Express is an awesome device to stream netflix over to your TV. It's crystal clear HD content provides a smooth watching experience for all."
  • Araceli Trejo
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "I used my PS4 for a couple of years to access Netflix, and I wanted something more streamlined. This fit the bill and more. It has the Netflix button right from the remote as well as Slingshot and Hulu, If only it had such a button for Amazon Prime videos it would be a grand slam but for the price, it's exactly what I wanted. "
    Carl Hayes
    Written on May 23, 2018
    "This is one of the more popular tvs to get for streaming"
  • Luz María Salas
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "As far as portable Netflix players go Roku Express is your best choice at the moment. Not only can you watch Netflix, but you actually get to enjoy others like Hulu ect which is free for you. Every where you look online you will see this is one of the best rated devices out there right now."
  • Jose Obrien
    Written on February 6, 2018
    "Roku Express is great. I used to Chromecast stuff to my TV, but I don't use it anymore because Roku is so great! "
  • David Carrasco
    Written on September 19, 2018
    "This is worth the price! Been a fan of shows from portugal. Some shows are subbed english so I can understand them better."
  • Joyce Flores
    Written on March 23, 2018
    "It is one of the best streaming player that enable to cut out cable bills and save money. It is easy to navigate menu, initial setup instructions. It is also a great space saver and not having much wires. "
    Brenda Hunter
    Written on March 19, 2018
    "Don’t have a smart tv? With this small discrete device you can make any tv smarter. Watch movies and shows on Hulu or Netflix plus many more apps. "
  • Austin George
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "Roku is fine for de facto converting a TV into a Smart TV. It's appropriate for boomers who still aren't with new tech. Connecting a computer to a TV works just as well though."
  • Jose Gonzalez
    Written on May 22, 2018
    "I have had this model before for streaming, and it is a little clunky moving between menus. It also doesn't allow you to connect to 5G networks, so I would recommend the streaming stick plus instead. "
    Sandra Stephens
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "Netflix is a titan in entertainment. Roku is a good device for most forms of streaming"
  • Robert Rose
    Written on May 22, 2018
    "Certainly the most popular Netflix streaming remote control. Also streams Hulu, Amazon and of course Roku channels. This is an all-in-one must have that you are going to love!"
  • Song Zhou
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "Roku Express is a simple upgrade to get a Smart TV. It's ideal for those who aren't tech-savvy. Whereas some people could get essentially the same features for free even without a Smart TV."
    Kenneth Harris
    Written on May 21, 2018
    "This device is useful from streaming from your phone/ tablet to the tv. I'd you don't have a phone with netfkmflix, the roku won't help"
  • Emily Silva
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "Love this! Use it everyday as a replacement for cable"
  • Austin Davidson
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "The Roku Express is a great streaming service that pairs perfectly with Netflix. You can watch TONS of HD content and switch seamlessly between tv shows, movies, and Netflix!"
  • Phillip Brown
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "Roku Express is a fast an easy set up to start watching Netflix. You just plug it in and go! The remote for Roku is very simple and easy to understand. You will be watching Netflix in minutes! It was so easy to set up for me. In addition to Netflix, you also get access to so much more with Roku Express! "
  • David Douglas
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "I love streaming my TV and Roku Express allows me to stream movies and TV episodes, this keeps me entertained all the time.I can say I never get bored at any moment when am in the house.It has a very powerful processor and that why I like it."
  • Lin Hao
    Written on March 25, 2018
    "I have been using Roku for years now. And I have to say that this model has really upped Roku's game. It is so much more faster than it was before. Before loading times were a little slow, but now it is quite fast. I am really happy with Roku's upgrade this time. You won't regret buying this one!"
  • Albert Simmons
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "One of the problems I have is that I have no way of watching Netflix on my TV. With Roku Express, I no longer have this problem. I am able to directly stream HD quality Netflix video to the Roku Express to watch whenever I would like to. "
  • Sara Pineda
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "I personally love Roku. It can turn any TV into a smart TV to allow access to Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and more! Great solution!"
  • Gloria Chapman
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "A Roku is an easy-to-use inexpensive way to make any TV a smart TV. This means it has access to apps such as Netflix. I really can't think of a cheaper way to watch Netflix on an actual TV, save using a TV as a computer monitor and streaming from a browser, which is quite inferior."
  • William Davidson
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "i like this it is enable to reduce cable bill"
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