Review: Roku 4 Our First Look





We are giving away a Roku 4! Click HERE to find out how you could win a Roku 4.

The Roku 4 is here and it is a very powerful streaming box. There is a noticeable improvement in the speed of apps like Netflix and other apps like Sling TV that are known for sluggish performance on the Roku now work smoothly.

The setup was easy but dose require a browser to finish. Unlike the Fire TV 2 the Roku 4 remembers what apps you had installed on your old Roku and will automatically install them for you. As they are installing you can even link several accounts allowing them to be used as soon as they are installed.

Please note this is only our first impressions after a short test. We will have a more in depth review posted early next week after we have more time to test it out. Please watch the YouTube video at the top of this post for our full review.


  • 2,500+ streaming channels. Choose from the biggest selection of streaming entertainment, including movies, TV shows, music, sports, news, international, kids programming and more.
  • Captivating clarity. Brilliant picture quality for 4K Ultra HD TVs, with 4X the resolution of full HD and the next generation of streaming technology.
  • Advanced up-scaling of 720p for HD TVs and 1080p HD streams to brilliant 4K Ultra HD on 4K TVs.
  • Voice search. Just say what you’re looking for into the enhanced remote and get fast and comprehensive search results by title, actor, or director.
  • The Roku Feed. Follow your favorite entertainment and always know where it’s ready to stream and at what price.
Item Weight 2 pounds
Product Dimensions 8.2 x 8.2 x 2.7 inches
Item model number 4400R
Batteries: 2 AA batteries required. (included)
Color Name Black

The full Roku lineup:

Roku Lineup

You can buy the Roku 4 on here:

Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Disclaimer: To address the growing use of ad blockers we now use affiliate links to sites like, streaming services, and others. Affiliate links help sites like Cord Cutters News, stay open. Affiliate links cost you nothing but help me support my family. We do not allow paid reviews on this site. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

* indicates required

Please select all the ways you would like to hear from :

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp’s privacy practices here.