As life begins to get more expensive it is easy to see why so many people are choosing to cut back on extras that are not a necessity. Cable prices have been jumping up over the years and with the amount we are already paying for everything else it just doesn’t make sense to keep those services.Luckily with all our technological advances we have come up with some amazing products to keep you entertained while saving you tons of cash!Roku players are a great and economical way to smarten up (add the Roku Operating System) your TV. These players are an excellent last-minute gift that are also very affordable (MRSP from $40-$70).On the higher end of the scale, Roku also works with companies to build TVs that already have the Roku Operating System built in. These are awesome TVs that offer an amazing array of entertainment, so check those out.
If you have someone that loves watching TV, Roku offers great gifts in a wide range of prices.
All Roku streaming devices in Canada provide access to thousands of free and paid streaming services, including: Netflix, Prime Video, The Roku Channel, Disney+, Apple TV+, DAZN, Global TV, CBS All Access, Acorn TV, hayu, Britbox, VMedia and many more. Additionally, Roku players and Roku TVs can be used with the free Roku mobile app for iOS and Android, to enjoy private listening, voice search and more.
Roku Express – $39.99The new Roku Express is 10% smaller than its predecessor, is sleek and designed to blend in and disappear when connected to a TV. It can be fully powered by most TVs to reduce clutter around the TV. With the Roku Express consumers enjoy easy and smooth HD streaming. In the box a simple remote control is included with popular streaming channel shortcut buttons, a High Speed HDMI® cable and a power cord.
I found the free channels on the Roku express to be ok but nothing spectacular. Once you add a few extra apps and subscriptions you are set with a very decent television package for much less than conventional cable.
The new Roku Premiere is a simple way to start streaming in HD, 4K Ultra HD or 4K HDR. It features a powerful quad-core processor and comes in a low-profile form factor. In the box a Premium High Speed HDMI® cable is included plus remote control with popular streaming channel shortcut buttons and a power cord.Roku Streaming Stick + - $69.99
Powerful and portable, the Roku Streaming Stick gives the gift of entertainment on-the-go all in a powerful stick. Choose your favourite program with the Search function using the included point-anywhere remote, or just use the Roku app on your smartphone to control the action.Stream. Watch. Play. Laugh. Listen. Enjoy. Repeat. With Roku TV, entertainment is everything and that’s why we’ve made it easier to get to all the things you love. No matter what TV you choose you’ll get the same great Roku experience. Here are just a few of the awesome brands that run on the Roku Operating System:
The RCA 32” Roku Smart TV features a personalized home screen that keeps navigation simple. Put your favorite broadcast TV, streaming channels, and devices like your gaming console and Blu-ray player in one place for easy access. Control your TV with a smartphone, the free Roku App lets you control your Roku TV from a phone or tablet with the same buttons you’ll find on the standard Roku remote.The Sharp 43" 1080p HD LED Roku OS Smart TV continually enhances your streaming experience with automatic updates for better viewing. The big 43" display gives you plenty of screen real estate to enjoy blockbuster movies, action-packed video games, and your team scoring the winning goal in overtime.The Sanyo 50" 1080p TV is more than a TV. With the Powerful Roku OS, kick back with access to 150,000+ streaming movies and TV episodes across thousands of free and paid channels. Watch blockbusters, hit series, live news, kids' shows, and more. Plus, stream award-winning originals from channels like Netflix and Amazon Prime.The Hisense 58R6107 Series 58” UHD Roku TV is an easy, convenient way to stream what you love. Watch just about anything whenever you want from free channels, paid subscriptions, or rent or buy — all on demand.Westinghouse now produces Roku TVs and the 65” models are part of their UX Series of TV’s. The UX Series allows for beautiful HD and 4K HDR picture quality while viewing. Like all Roku TVs, users can access live channels that are available through the integrated over-the-air antenna.Simplify entertainment with TCL's 65" 4-Series Roku TV. The 4K UHD display with HDR support brings sharp, bright images to your screen in stunning detail while the 4K Creative Pro engine upscales HD content to near 4K quality. The built-in Roku OS provides access to all your favourite streaming apps right from your TV so you're never missing out.