What can you do with Roku Express 4K?

WhatsApp
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Print

Table of Contents

Picture of Erin Lawrence

Erin Lawrence

Roku Express 4K, review, howThe future is now and it’s time to say goodbye to cable and hello to streaming players. With smart TVs gaining in popularity and companies such as Netflix and YouTube upping their game when it comes to watching videos, movies and shows, there’s never been a better time to enjoy a night in watching television. If you need better access to streaming services on an older TV, you might be looking at the Roku Express 4K, a high resolution streaming player.

What can you do with Roku Express 4K?

The Roku Express 4K is a small device that connects to your TV and allows you to stream your favourite shows, movies and more. This means that you can connect the Roku Express 4K with your Netflix, Amazon Prime or other streaming service account and watch everything on your TV instead of on your phone or laptop. You can also access the Roku Channel, where you can watch hundreds of shows and movies for free.

The Roku Express 4K has amazing picture quality since it will deliver content in higher resolution 4K video, and can also stream in HD, and it uses HDR technology which is responsible for giving you incredibly vivid colours. What’s more, Roku claims it has a dual band wireless connection that’s super fast, smooth and allows you to connect multiple devices without slowing down.

What can I watch on Roku Express 4K?

When you set up the Roku Express 4K on your TV, you can customize the Home Screen, choosing the streaming channels that you want to appear there. Whether it’s Apple TV, Disney+ or even music streaming services such as Spotify, Roku has you covered. You can also watch live TV, news, kids’ channels and sports.

Its massive selection of channels and streaming services means that pretty much everyone can find something to watch on the Roku Express 4K.

Roku Streambar, review, sound bar, audio, streamingSetting up Roku Express 4K

It also couldn’t be easier to set up, making it perfect for first-time streamers (like a gift for your parents or grandparents, say). In essence it’s plug-in, connect to Wi-Fi and then sign into your existing streaming accounts. Then you’re ready to watch. I’ve long found Roku’s interface easy to navigate and use and
I often recommend it to those looking for a streamer for newbies.

The Roku Express 4K is also great for anyone looking to save money on cable. Since streaming players mean you choose what to watch and when, you don’t have to pay for all those unnecessary channels that you never watch. A streaming player like Roku is the natural next step for anyone looking to replace cable with something better quality, cheaper and with a bigger range of content to watch.

If you have more than one TV in your home, or you have an older TV that’s not up to the task of streaming, the Roku Express 4K can be great for these  televisions and mean that you can catch all your favourite channels no matter where you are in the house.

Roku Express 4K Key Features:

A Roku Express 4K is about more than just watching TV; you can customize your experience and it works with a host of other devices too. Let’s take a closer look at some of the Roku Express 4K’s key features:

1. Adjustable Home Screen

The streaming player lets you personalize your Home Screen so that you can easily access your favourite channels and streaming services at the touch of a button. You can also sync with voice control features such as Alexa, Siri and Google, making it even easier to watch the movies and shows you love!

2. Apple AirPlay

The Roku Express 4K’s Apple AirPlay compatibility means that you can effortlessly share videos, photos and music from any Apple device as well as mirror your screen.

why choose roku, streaming, external, review3. Roku Smart Remote

The Roku Remote is small, streamlined and super simple to use – it even has shortcut buttons to your favourite channels. Can’t find the remote? No problem – you can download the Roku Remote app on your phone and never worry about losing it down the back of the sofa!

4. Roku Private Listening

The Roku app lets you stream audio through your phone rather than the TV, which means you can have the full visual experience and listen as loud as you like through headphones connected to your phone, without disturbing the whole house.

If you’re looking for a streaming player to replace cable, gift to some first-time streamers or just provide a fantastic-quality streaming experience in your home, look no further than the Roku Express 4K. With a solid range of channels and smooth, fast wireless connection, just set this device up on your TV and you’ll never look back.

*A note about Affiliate Links: Occasionally I will include affiliate links in my reviews. I do this partly for convenience of the reader (since I’ll almost always include a link to the company website or similar anyway) in case you want to read more or purchase but I also may get a small commission from the click, which helps me keep the blog running. If you choose to use this link I thank you greatly for supporting the blog. There’s no obligation or cost to you for using this link.

Leave a Comment





Author's Recommendation

Ring Alarm Pro
Smart Home
Erin Lawrence

Ring Alarm PRO in-home review

We’ve reviewed a lot of Ring products in the past, and this time, we tried to full 8-piece Ring Alarm Pro system and plan. See our review here.

Read More »
A Trusted Source for Technology Reviews

What We Do

We share honest, 100% hands-on reviews, and we’ve been around since 2013. 

No jargon, no specs or speed tests. Our reviews are written for REAL people just like you.

Our only goal is to help you make savvy buying decisions.

How We Review

  • Test in real homes
  • Hands-on testing 6-12 hours over 1-2 weeks
  • We are fair & balanced; sharing pros AND cons
  • We answer the questions you have
  • Giving you the info you need to make your own choice

Expert Reviews of

  • 1,000+ total devices
  • 69+ vacuums & robot vacuums
  • 50+ speakers
  • 30+ health & beauty devices
  • 15+ sound bars
  • 60+ TVs & streaming gadgets
  • 25+ smartphones
  • 55+ headphones/earbuds

Why You Can Trust Us

We’ve published content on over 1,200 topics including over a thousand product reviews. We do only hands on testing with 100% of the gadgets. We give you the truth about tech, and any time we are paid to publish content we are 100% transparent and let you know it. Plus we only accept sponsorship for gadgets we’ve tried or believe in—and believe YOU’D find useful too.

With over 80,000 YouTube Subscribers to our video reviews, we are a trusted resource you can often find in YouTube’s Recommended Videos.

Join my newsletter for gadget news and Giveaways!