Roku 4 4400R Review


ROKU 4 4400R REVIEW

If you are looking to move up to 4k TV. The Roku 4 4400R offers the best video streaming and more options than any other competitor. Let’s take a look at our Roku 4 4400R. It has better features and can show more TV shows and movies in 4k and HDR than most comparable devices on the market. The Roku 4 400R has voice capability and motion sensor remote with a headphone jack included.

This is an excellent feature for viewing late at night without disturbing your partner or for an older person with hearing problems. The new Roku 4 4400R remote app is fully featured and makes it easy to input text. The Roku 4-400R has motion-control remote and a full library of games that makes this device much more versatile. You can never lose the remote again, just press a button on the main unit and the remote will beep lost remote finder.

This unit has expandable storage with a microSD card slot provided for additional channel storage. Download free an app to help you locate 4K TV shows and movies.

Roku 4 4400 Review

Roku 4 4400R Main features

Specs

  • 1 GB processor
  • 1/2 GB Ram
  • 802.11ac MIMO dual-band WiFi support
  • 10/100 Base-T Ethernet
  • Best for streaming in 4k and HDR
  • Video Resolution: Up to 1080p HD (1920 x 1080) on HD TVs, up to 4K/60 Ultra HD (3840 × 2160) on 4K UHD TVs
  • The Roku 4 4400R comes with WiFi remote and headphones for private listening

Dimensions

  • Item Weight 8 ounces
  • Product Dimensions 4.9 x 4.9 x 0.8 inches

What’s in the box

  • Main 4 4400R Box
  • Remote
  • Earbuds 
  • Power cable
  • SanDish 16 GB Micro SD
Whats in the Box ROKU 4 4400R

Roku 4 4400R Pros and Cons

Pros

  • Voice capability and motion sensor remote with a headphone jack included (great for viewing late at night without disturbing your partner) and Amazon Video app.
  • Motion control remote and a full library of games makes this device much more versatile.
  • Expandable storage expansion microSD card slot allowing additional channel storage.
  • The app included that helps locate 4K TV shows and movies.

Cons

  • Roku 4 4400R does not work with Dolby Vision HDR
  • Some apps interfaces are not as refined as other rival devices.
  • Crave and Shomi is not available.
  • Does not store media locally.
  • Does not support external hard drive only streaming

Conclusion

The Roku 4 4400R is not perfect it is slow at moments and search can take some time. For 4K HDR TV owners that are tired of using built-in smart TV apps, the Roku 4 4400R is a great choice for the money.

Simple and easy to navigate with many helpful features make it easy to search for movies and TV programs over multiple tv service providers and show you options available with the associated price.

Amazon Prime actually works better on the Roku than on the Amazon Fire TV. The Roku 4 offers games but if you are a serious gamer you may be disappointed. If you are not concerned with voice commands and gaming. 

4K and HDR content is still uncommon and your HDR TV most likely already has compatible apps. The remote has a cheap feel and color combo makes it look like it’s for kids.

If you are not concerned with voice commands and gaming then the Roku 4 4400R may be the model for you. It has the biggest selection available for TV and movies than Apple TV or Amazon Fire. You have more freedom to choose various Streaming Media providers and the search feature makes it a very enjoyable experience.

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​ Access to 300,000 movies and TV episodes for 3,000+ streaming channels Yes  Yes Yes  Yes  Yes 
TV compatibility HDMI HDMI or A/V Cable HDMI HDMI HDMI 94K Video Via HDCP 2.2 HDMI
1080p Full HD supportYes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes 
4K Ultra HD support Yes 
802.11 b/g/n dual-band wireless    Yes 
802.11ac MIMO wireless ​ Yes  Yes  ​Yes  Yes 
Shortcut button to popular streaming channels Yes  Yes  Yes Yes  Yes 
Roku Search search across the top channel by tile actor, or director     Yes 
Roku Feed get updates on content availability and price changes Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes 
Hotel & Dorm Connect for internet connections that require user loginYes  Yes  Yes  Yes 
Control with free Roku Mobile App Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes 
Voice search via Roku Mobile App

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