When the first Roku player was released, it gained popularity among consumers for it’s seamless integration with Netflix. The company continues to set the standard with the best Netflix experience among streaming video devices. Watch movies in up to 1080p high-definition, enable English subtitles, and enjoy Dolby Digital+ surround sound all through your Roku player. All of this functionality is controlled through the intuitive Netflix interface on the Roku, which allows viewers to easily search for their favorite movies and TV shows.
Unlimited Movies and TV Episodes
For only $7.99 per month, you can watch unlimited movies and TV shows on your Roku player. The payment can be automatically processed each month from your credit card and there will never be any more due dates or late fees. There are no commercials, and you can pause, rewind, fast forward or rewatch as often as you like.
Netflix Streaming Selection
Netflix has a vast selection of thousands of movies and TV episodes available to watch instantly on your Roku or computer. They are adding new movies, shows, and documentaries to the library on a weekly basis. Aside from the nice Netflix interface on the Roku, one of the sites for browsing for available movies to stream www.tvandmoviesnow.com.
Up to 6 Device Connections
With one Netflix account, you may stream video on a maximum of six devices. This means you don’t have to worry about moving your Roku player from one TV to the other in order to watch Netflix in the other room.
Try Netflix for Free
Watching instantly works with all different levels of broadband. Although Netflix recommends a minimum speed of 500kbps (0.5MB), that will only provide the lowest quality of video and sound. For maximum 1080p video glory, you will want at least a 7 MBps connection. Find out how fast your connection is at www.speedtest.net. Having a faster connection will allow you to start watching movies faster and rewind or fast forward with less delay.
Roku 1 vs. Roku 2
Although the Roku 1 XD|S player is a 1080p and Dolby Digital capable device, with dual-band Wi-Fi, it will remain limited to streaming Netflix at 720p. In order to stream the highest quality Netflix videos, you will need to be streaming to a Roku 2 player such as the Roku HD, Roku XD, or Roku XS.