Roku is a name of the company who makes streaming devices and who turns a standard TV to smart TV's.And these streaming devices communicate with the internet and allow us to watch online shows and movies from online services,Like amazon Prime, Netflix,Sling and more others.
Roku is a name of the company who makes streaming devices and who turns a standard TV to smart TV's.And these streaming devices communicate with the internet and allow us to watch online shows and movies from online services,Like amazon Prime, Netflix,Sling and more others. See previously what happens, if we want to watch some online shows or movie we need to wait till entire movie is not being downloaded.Now this is the old method but now with the help of streaming you can watch online services without download the movie,you can directly stream it.Also it needs only some temporary space so it does not need much space in the device too. See the best basic example of streaming online is to watch videos on YouTube or Netflix.If we have an active internet connection, we just need to click on the video and watch it online.this happens because the video is streamed over the internet to you. There are several streaming devices and Roku Smart TV's available. Let's say If we are using a standard TV and we dont have smart functions or streaming in it.Then we can use roku streaming devices in order to watch streaming videos, Shows or movies from it.You just need to connect roku streaming players externally and connect it to internet and enables you to watch YouTube,Netflix, hulu,hbo and a lots of other online Streaming. See if you do not want an external roku streaming player in that case you can also buy Roku Smart TV.There are several smart TV available like TCL Roku TV, Sanyo Roku TV and several others too.Now these smart tv's has Roku streaming player built inside.All you just need to do is to connect it to internet and watch movies online through it. There are some standalone Roku media players,So which one is best for you,we are giving you the basic difference and accordingly you can decide which one best according to requirements.
Roku Express is the most inexpensive Roku media player Among others.So if you wish to watch HD videos,you just need to plugin roku express to your tv and connect it to internet wireless and it makes your standard tv to a smart tv or a streaming device. Roku Express is a very small tiny box which does not need more space to fit in. It just has two interfaces: the one goes into the HDMI port in your TV and the second goes into the electric wall jack.And it is controlled by a remote only. It does not have a wired Ethernet port,it only connects wireless with the internet and supports older wireless protocol than other roku players do.Roku Express uses 802.11 bgn single band wireless for WIFI.
Roku Express supports full HD upto 1080p videos and gives you access to the Roku library of HD apps.And also all the popular apps like Netflix,Amazon prime, hulu,sling and others.
Roku Premiere is also a tiny box like roku express.For a great budget customer roku premiere is a best option to choose,which will support streaming 4k video content which resolution is almost 4 times than full HD.It is a 4K HDR Player, one of the best inexpensive 4kHDR. Like other roku players roku premiere roku premiere also connects wireless to the internet it also does not have a wired Ethernet port.
If you are looking for one of the best roku streaming media players,Roku Ultra is the best choice which offers 4K HDR playback and a voice remote with a headphone jack. It supports 802.11ac MIMO dual band wireless. It also has a wired Ethernet. It supports more storage options along with that it also has a micro SD slot or a USB Flash drive. which gives you the option to store more music, video, movies and photos.
Roku Streaming stick is a streaming device which connects to the TV's HDMI Port and give access to watch movies and channels through internet.It will give you access to watch thousands of streaming channels which includes some free channels and some of them are paid channels(subscription based).Streaming stick is the most compact and smallest streaming device.
Roku Streaming stick works like the same other roku devices work.But the major difference is the other streaming devices connect to tv with help of a HDMI cable but Roku Streaming stick goes directly into the TV's HDMI Port.It does not require HDMI Cable or any other cable to connect it to tv. Roku Streaming stick comes with a remote control like the other roku devices. or you can also operate it with the help of a roku app. on your android phone.
Roku Sells streaming devices which includes roku streaming boxes,streaming sticks and roku tv's. Now all of them communicate with the internet and gives you access to stream online videos,music and movies.And also you can stream channels like netflix,YouTube,HBO,Amazon videos,hulu and more. Roku Streaming library has thousands of choices of channels to watch.Where some of the channels are subscription based and some of them are free,you just need an internet connection to watch them. Now if you want set up a roku streaming player or a roku TV both has different procedure to set up.For a roku box or a stick you need a wireless or wired connection with tv but if you have a roku smart tv you just need to connect it to wifi and setup roku account in order to make it active or get access to roku streaming library.
Setting up of a roku device depends which device you want to set up,like if you want to set up a streaming player or a smart roku tv or a streaming stick.All has different ways to set it up. Let's say if you want to set up a roku box first you need to connect it to the tv with the help of a HDMI cable or if you want to set up a streaming stick we need to connect it to the USB Port of the tv.
And for a smart roku tv we just need to connect it to the internet and set up an account. It is very easy to activate a roku streaming media device.You need to insert the device into hdmi port.And select the same HDMI port on your tv settings. Once it connects to the internet we need to follow the onscreen options.
First you need to select language(English) then it shows you the available wifi networks and you need to select your wifi name and it asks you to put your wifi password. Also it gives you an option to check the password so that you can double check the password and chances of mistake should not there.Because a password is always a case sensitive so by clicking on show password you can make sure whether you are putting a correct password.once you put your password and hit connect, your roku device automatically connects to internet and if you will not connect you will also get options to get more help. once it accepts your wifi password then it will see if your roku player has the latest software else it upgrades the latest software and reboots. It analyses the HDMI connection and gives you an option to select on screen resolution.
Once you are connected to the internet it shows you a code on screen and it wants you to go to roku website and setup an account with roku. In order to get access to all the streaming channels you need to get a roku account.Once you will set up a roku account then with the help of your remote you can get access to all the streaming channels on your roku device.