Roku is a streaming media player which allows users to stream movies, TV shows, Live TV channels on your TV. There are many types of Roku devices available in the store. Among other types of Roku, Roku Express is easy to use with a simple setup. Roku Express allows you to stream Live TV channels, free movies, sports, music, and much more on your TV. Roku Express is the cheapest of all Roku devices but yet it allows you to stream HD quality contents on the TV. This device also gives you access to stream hundred’s of free channels as well.

Roku Express – What’s in the Box?

Roku contains all the essential products in it. Here are the materials available in the box:

  1. Roku streaming player
  2. Remote
  3. Two AAA batteries
  4. High-Speed HDMI Cable
  5. USB power cable
  6. Adhesive strip
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Roku Streaming Player: This is the main component. You have to plug-in this player to your TV and start streaming through it.

Remote: A simple remote with pre-set channels. You can control your Roku Player with the help of this remote.

Two AAA batteries: The Remote need batteries to work. Two AAA batteries are provided along with the box.

High-Speed HDMI cable: HDMI cable is used to connect Roku streaming player and your TV. The high-speed cable is used for faster streaming and to stream HD contents.

USB power cable: This cable is used to provide power supply to the Roku streaming player.

Adhesive Strip: Adhesive Strip is used for mounding purposes.

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How to Setup Roku Express?

Roku Express is very simple to set up and easy to use. Follow the steps below to setup Roku:

(1) Plug-in Roku streaming player to the HDMI port of your TV and connect to it the power supply.

(2) Follow the instructions on the screen and connect the Roku streaming player to a WiFi network.

(3) Install the applications or add the channels through which you want to stream on Roku and start streaming right away.

Compact and power packed

Features of Roku Express

  1. Simple setup and easy to use
  2. Supports mobile remote app
  3. Compact and Power-packed
  4. Automatic software updates
  5. Private listening on mobile
  6. Cast to TV option available
  7. Voice search using Roku mobile remote app

Tech Specification

WiFi connectivity802.11 b/g/n single-band Wireless
TV CompatibilityHD TVs (Up to 1080p)
USBMicro USB for Power
AudioDigital Stereo, Dolby, DTS digital sound
Power consumption<2.2W while streaming
Power input5V – 1A
Size 1.5 x 0.75 x 3.0 inches
Weight1.1 ounces
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Price of a Roku Express: £29.99

Roku Express Review

Roku Express streams HD quality contents only and if you are looking for 4K or HDR videos, then you have to buy other Roku devices. If you are new to Roku, then Roku Express will be the best choice to buy as it is very simple to use. You can stream more than 150,000+ movies and TV shows on your TV using Roku across thousands of paid and free channels.


Roku Express is indeed the best buy. It has plenty of features inbuilt in it. There are many free channels available containing plenty of hours of contents to watch as well. If you are looking for a paid channel, You can pay only for those and start watching it on Roku.

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