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Roku 4 review: The best Roku player, but not for the money

With or without a 4K TV, Roku’s priciest streaming box is a minor improvement over cheaper models.

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At a Glance
  • Roku 4

    PCWorld Rating
    $121.97 MSRP $130
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    With or without a 4K TV, Roku’s priciest streaming box is a minor improvement over its cheaper models.

At a Glance
  • PCWorld Rating
    $121.97 MSRP $130
    View

    With or without a 4K TV, Roku’s priciest streaming box is a minor improvement over its cheaper models.

    Pros

    • Lots of big-name apps and surprising niche finds
    • Unrivaled 4K content selection
    • Remote-finding feature is pretty smart

    Cons

    • Bigger, noisier, and pricier than other Roku players
    • App design and interface are showing their age
    • Voice recognition is less reliable than other streamers

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