Roku Ultra LT Review

What is Roku Ultra LT?

The Roku Ultra LT is a high-end device from streaming media player manufacturer Roku. Find out more about Roku’s devices in our Roku devices, differences, prices, and more guide

The powerful streaming device enables users to download apps for channels and services to stream their favorite movies, songs, and TV shows. It offers high-quality audio and video features and supports voice control, making it easy for users to sit back and stream their favorite content. For more information about how Roku devices work, read our Roku Premiere review.

Roku Ultra LT pricing

The Roku Ultra LT costs $79.99. It’s available to buy from Roku directly on the manufacturer’s website and is available as a retail exclusive at Walmart, which means it’s not available through Amazon.

Roku Ultra LT features

The Roku Ultra LT device comes packed with features that enable users to watch their favorite movies and TV shows in the highest video quality. Compare the features of Roku devices to those of Amazon Fire TV products in our Roku vs. Amazon devices guide.

Roku Ultra LT content

The Roku Ultra LT enables users to download apps and channels for their favorite streaming services. There are thousands of apps available that enable users to stream live news and sports, watch on-demand movies and TV shows, and play music.

Popular content available through the Roku Ultra LT includes on-demand streaming services like Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, Disney+, Hulu, Netflix, and Starz, and live streaming services such as fuboTV, Hulu + Live TV, Philo, Sling TV, Vidgo, and YouTube TV. Users who don’t have a paid streaming subscription can enjoy plenty of free entertainment with apps for services like Crackle, Hoopla, Pluto TV, Roku Channel, Tubi, and YouTube. Music lovers can stream all their favorite artists on Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, Pandora, and Spotify. While the device also has content for all the family with apps for Boomerang, Cartoon Network, DisneyNOW,, KidoodleTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., and PBS Kids.

Roku Ultra LT design

The Roku Ultra LT is a media hub in the form of a black square box with rounded edges that measures 4.9 inches in radius. It features a sleek design, including a Roku logo on the top of the box and shiny rounded sides that have an Ethernet port, HDMI port, MicroSD slot, and a power port built into the back. The device also comes with 802.11ac MIMO dual-band wireless and 10/100 Base-T Ethernet.

Roku Ultra LT remote control

The Roku Ultra LT comes with one of the best Roku remotes available, which is powered by 2 AA batteries. The remote includes directional buttons to scroll through content and menus, power and volume buttons that enable users to also control their TV and a voice search button. Users can also push dedicated buttons that take them straight to Hulu, Netflix, Sling, and Vudu, which is ideal for anyone who regularly watches those streaming services. The device features a headphone jack for users to enjoy their content with private listening and comes with a pair of earbuds to listen with. Find out more about another Roku device that uses a remote control in our Roku Express+ review.

In addition to the remote control, the Roku Ultra LT is also compatible with the free to download Roku mobile app, which is available on Android and Apple devices. The mobile app doubles as a second remote, enables users to cast music, photos, and videos to their TV, provides a TV guide and offers additional search and private listening capabilities.

Roku Ultra LT setup

The Roku Ultra LT is simple to set up and use. It simply needs to be connected to a TV using an HDMI cable, then connected to a power outlet. The device will power on then take the user through on-screen instructions to get it set up and updated, then guide them through how to create a Roku account and activate the device on the Roku website.

Roku Ultra LT streaming quality

Roku Ultra LT users can watch their favorite movies and TV shows in the best possible video quality as it supports high dynamic range (HDR) and 4K streaming. The device features a powerful quad-core processor that delivers smooth streaming experiences using an Ethernet or wireless connection.

Roku Ultra LT users also get a great sound experience as the device comes with digital stereo over HDMI and DTS Digital Surround passthrough over HDMI, as well as supporting Dolby-encoded audio over HDMI.

Roku Ultra LT user interface

The Roku Ultra LT has the user-friendly Roku OS operating system built-in, which enables users to quickly get up and running with their favorite streaming services. 

The device opens up with the My Feed page, which enables users to browse movies and TV shows they may be interested in. It also features its own app store, which is packed with thousands of apps and streaming channels that users can download and log in to start watching. Users can also find new content through the Roku Search feature, which enables users to find specific actors, directors, movies, shows, or streaming services using their remote or their voice. This also helps users discover the streaming service that favorite movie or TV show is available on.

The Roku OS allows users to customize the apps they want to download and where they are placed on their home screen, enabling them to place their most-watched apps in the most convenient position.

Roku Ultra LT voice control

The Roku Ultra LT enables users to take control of their device and TV with their voice. The voice search feature enables users to search for channels, movies, and TV shows, play a song or album, take control of video playback, and turn on captions without lifting a finger. The device is also compatible with popular voice assistants like Alexa, Apple HomeKit, and Google Assistant.

The final cut

The Roku Ultra LT is a powerful media hub that enables users to stream thousands of streaming services and watch their favorite movies and TV shows in up to 4K video quality. The device is available from $79.99 either through Roku directly or through Walmart.

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