What is Roku TV™?

Background

Roku TV is a smart TV complete with the core features and content offered by a Roku® streaming player built-in, no streaming player required. Roku TV provides access to all your entertainment sources whether it’s a game console, cable box, antenna or streaming channels like Netflix and YouTube within one simple interface.

Roku works with a variety of TV manufacturers which build Roku TVs with different screen sizes, price points, and picture resolution from HD to Full HD to 4K Ultra-HD. Follow the link for a complete list of TV brands offering Roku TVs.

Roku TV features include:

  • The Roku TV home screen makes it easy to switch between inputs and streaming channels. You can label the input icons to represent the device you have connected, for example "Cable TV" or "Game console". 
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  • Roku TV remote control looks a lot like a remote that comes with a Roku player but with a few added buttons for controlling the TV. The remote control allows you to quickly familiarize yourself with controlling the TV without even looking at the remote.
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    Note: Remote buttons may vary by TV brand.
  • Regular automatic software updates bring new features and streaming channels to your TV. New streaming channels can be found in the Roku Channel Store.
  • Choose from thousands of streaming channels and subscription-based apps like Netflix, Hulu, HBO Now, and ESPN.
  • Built-in tuner, connect an HDTV antenna and watch free over-the-air broadcasts.
  • Connect a USB memory stick to your Roku TV and pause live TV for up to 90 minutes.
  • Use the Roku mobile application for iOS® or Android as a remote control, search for things to watch, and send TV audio to your mobile device to listen to streaming video privately.

 

Follow the link to learn more about Roku TV.

Additional Resources

Do I need a high-speed internet connection?

Will I be required to have a cable or satellite subscription?

Will I be charged a monthly subscription or rental fees?

Will I be charged for customer service or device activation?

Can I watch movies and TV shows without commercials?

Can I browse the Internet on a Roku TV?

Do I need a separate Roku account for each of my Roku streaming devices?

How to use the Roku Channel Store to access your favorite movies, TV shows and more

How to find free movies and TV shows

How to find 4K movies and TV shows

How to use Roku Media Player to play your personal videos, music and photos on Roku TV

How to block content using parental controls

How to enable closed captioning

How to enable text-to-speech using Audio Guide

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