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85 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

The Roku Ultra is the company's fastest streaming player yet, and it throws in just about every feature you can imagine. The only major downside is that Roku's $100 Premiere+ includes most of the capabilities you'd actually need.

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Pros
  • Incredibly fast
  • 4K/HDR content looks fantastic
  • Speedy networking
Cons
  • Not much more capable than Roku's $100 player
  • Roku's interface is dated

Reviews

85
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 8
55
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 2
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Audio / video player
Video services
Netflix, Amazon, Youtube
Video codec support
H264, Mpeg4, Quicktime
Audio codec support
Aac, Flac, Mp3, Wma
Video outputs
HDMI
Audio outputs
Via HDMI
WiFi
Yes
Ethernet
10/100 [Fast Ethernet]

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85 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

85
 

User Reviews

10
Kliptick
An awful product that should be avoided. You'll be sorry. - Engadget
100
Hawkstream
The Roku Ultra is the best media payer on the market. Period. It has 4k /...read more
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