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These are the best cheap Roku deals for September 2020

Get the most from your TV’s capabilities with Roku streaming devices. Great for your newer TV’s 4K/HDR capabilities. A cheap Roku streaming box is a great way to do just that. With literally hundreds of streaming channels available on the service, there’s plenty to watch, and you’ll likely save yourself tons of money. Save money here the streaming device with the deals listed below. If you’re unsure of which one to choose, we’ve described each of Roku’s set-top box options in a little more detail below to help make the buying process a little bit simpler. Whether it’s the basic Roku Express or the top-of-the-line Roku Ultra, we have you covered.

Today’s best Roku deals

  • Roku Express$30
  • Roku Streaming Stick+$49, was $69
  • Roku Ultra with Premium JBL Headphones$96, was $100
  • Roku Smart Soundbar$180
  • TCL 43-inch 4K Roku TV$229, (was $330, cheapest 4K Roku TV)

Roku Ultra with Premium JBL Headphones

$93 $100
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If you'd prefer this year's model Roku Ultra instead, Amazon has that on sale, too.

75-inch TCL 8-Series 4K QLED Roku TV

$2,200 $3,000
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The 75-inch variant of TCL's 8 Series 4K Roku TV is the biggest and visually best option they've got in their catalog, packed with advanced HDR, surround sound, and world-class QLED technology.
Cheapest 4K Roku TV

43-inch TCL 4-Series 4K Roku TV

$229 $280
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Prefer to have your Roku built in to your TV instead? Snag this great deal on a TCL 4K TV.

65-inch Hisense R8 4K Roku TV

$650 $700
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The Hisense R8 Series 4K TV comes with Roku's signature smart platform, making it an incredibly budget-friendly option for large TVs that combine style and functionality.

40-inch RCA FHD Roku TV

$239 $279
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For only the content that Roku has to deliver, the 40-inch RCA 1080p TV is all you need to enjoy everything Roku has to offer. It isn't the most advanced, but it gets the job done.

65-inch Philips PFL4 4K Roku TV

$449 $550
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One of the cheapest 65-inch 4K TVs around, this Philips PFL4 also comes packed with the ever-popular Roku smart TV platform, providing you with endless hours of content in stunning HDR.

43-inch Westinghouse FX FHD Roku TV

$200 $280
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Get the most out of Roku's smart TV platform with a cheap Roku TV by Westinghouse. This 43-inch option is a great fit for any home theater and an even better fit for your budget.

Roku Smart Soundbar with built-in 4K Streaming Media Player

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4K video media streaming with Roku built into this premium Roku brand soundbar with 4 full-range speakers. HDMI-ARC port connection with voice remote with voice clarity and volume leveling controls.

65-inch TCL 4-Series 4K Roku TV

$648 $1,000
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For one of the most cinematic movie nights you'll ever have, the 65-inch TCL 4-Series TV comes jam-packed with everything that Roku has to offer, providing you with endless hours of entertainment.

Roku Ultra (2018)

$95 $100
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The Roku Ultra is quite pricey, but Amazon does have limited stock of a prior model that's essentially the same as this year's.

40-inch TCL 3-Series FHD Roku TV

$198 $300
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The 40-inch TCL 3-Series Roku Smart TV is a jack-of-all-trades when it comes to utility and quality. While it doesn't have 4K resolution, if you don't need it, then this puppy definitely delivers.

50-inch TCL 4-Series 4K Roku TV

$270 $350
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Roku never fails when it comes to smart entertainment, and the 50-inch TCL 4-Series TV is proof of that. With a built-in Roku platform, movie nights will never be the same again.

32-inch TCL 3-Series 720p Roku TV

$130 $152
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If you're in the market for a simple TV that prioritizes quantity over quality, the 32-inch 3-Series TCL Roku Smart TV is a great option for the budget-savvy viewer despite its 720p resolution.
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Roku Express

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Order Roku's entry-level player at Amazon and save yourself some money over buying direct

65-inch TCL 8-Series 4K QLED Roku TV

$1,500 $2,000
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TCL's 8 Series 4K Roku TV is one of the best Roku TVs around, packed with QLED technology, Dolby Vision HDR, and other features to ensure you always get the most out of your content.

Roku Express

Roku Express 2019 with remote

The Roku Express is the company’s entry-level streaming box. It only supports maximum resolution of 1080p and has no HDR support, and the slower 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi standards. There is no way to hardwire your streaming box to your router as the Express doesn’t have a built-in Ethernet port.

Its included remote is a less feature-rich version of the remote included with other Roku boxes and doesn’t support voice recognition. You’ll also need to use your TV remote to turn your TV on and off as well as control the volume of your TV, something higher-end Roku devices can do directly from the remote.

While the functionality of the Express is considerably limited, you’ll still get access to every Roku channel in the channel store, as well as HDMI and Dolby Audio and DTS pass-through. For those looking for a streaming box for an older HDTV, the Express is your best (and also cheapest) bet.

Roku Streaming Stick+

roku streaming stick+ review in tv
The Roku Streaming Stick+ is the next step up from the Roku Express and is the cheapest Roku that supports 4K HDR content. You also gain 802.11ac dual-band MIMO, meaning better connectivity and performance, especially for 4K HDR content. Also, the wireless connectivity inside allows for four times the range of the Express, meaning you’ll be able to place the device further away from your router.

The included remote adds voice recognition support and the capability to control your television’s power and volume directly from the remote. For many, this is the Roku model we would recommend due to its extensive feature set and competitive price compared to other streaming options on the market, most notably the Fire TV Stick.

Another attractive feature of the Streaming Stick+ is its size. For wall-mounted TVs. The stick can fit in the space where your connections are, allowing you to hide the device away for a cleaner look. If your TV has a USB port, you can also use this to power the device, further eliminating excess cables.

Roku Ultra

Roku Ultra 2019

The Roku Ultra is Roku’s top-tier device, aimed at home theater enthusiasts with a feature set that has these users in mind. While it also supports 4K HDR video and 802.11ac dual-band MIMO like the Streaming Stick+, the Ultra also includes a built-in Ethernet port. This allows you to hardwire your set-top box to your network, essentially giving the most reliable streaming experience available.

But that isn’t the only feature that sets the Ultra apart: it also includes a USB port and MicroSD slot, the former allowing you to playback content locally, and the latter to give you extra storage space for additional Roku channels. The remote adds other functionality enabling you to add personal shortcuts to whatever you want, whether it be a channel or a frequent search, and so on.

Included in the package are a set of premium JBL headphones, which can be plugged into your remote to allow for private listening — a great way to enjoy content without disturbing others. If you’re looking for the best Roku experience, this is it.

Roku Express vs. Roku Streaming Stick+

Not sure which to choose between the Roku Express and Streaming Stick+? The biggest difference between the two is resolution. The Express can only stream in Full HD, while the Streaming Stick supports full 4K. If you’re buying a Roku for an older TV that you don’t plan to upgrade any time soon, the Express might be the better choice.

Another key difference is the Wi-Fi connectivity. While the Express does support 802.11 b/g/n networks, the Streaming Stick+ also supports the newer and faster 802.11ac dual-band MIMO routers. The latter works much better for streaming, and as a result, will provide a much more reliable streaming experience. The Wi-Fi chip inside also has better range, making it a better solution for TVs further away from your router.

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