Roku Announces Roku TV: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Published:11:44 am EDT, January 6, 2014| Updated:11:54 am EDT, January 6, 2014|
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Roku, the company known for making the popular set-top box for streaming video content, has announced the Roku TV at CES 2014. Here are five fast facts you need to know about the Roku TV.

1. Roku Unveiled the Roku TV at CES 2014

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Roku unveiled the Roku TV at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Roku will be partnering with Chinese manufacturers Hisense and TSL to build and manufacture the Roku TV.


2. Roku TV Will Feature 20 Remote-Controlled Buttons

The Roku TV remote will have 20 buttons, which is half the number on other devices. Users will be able to navigate the Roku TV using the Roku app for iOS and Android.


3. Roku TV Will Have Access to Over 1,000 Channels

Users will be able to access the Roku Channel Store, where they will have access to over 1,2000 channels. Roku has added AOL News, FOX NOW, Watch ESPN, YouTube, WATCH Disney, TWC TV Video On Demand, M-GO, and more.


4. The Roku TV Will Be Available in the U.S. This Fall

The Roku TV will be available in retail stores in the U.S. this Fall. Roku TV will range from 32 to 55 inches.


5. Roku Owners Streamed Over 1.7 Billion Hours of Media in 2013

Wood announced on the site that Roku owners streamed over 1.7 billion hours of media in 2013. Roku is just shy of 8 million Roku players sold.

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