This easy-to-use Roku streaming device is just $27 right now at Amazon: 'It's a breeze'

Rudie Obias
·3 min read

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For $27, you can seriously upgrade your TV life. (Photo: Roku)
For $27, you can seriously upgrade your TV life. (Photo: Roku)

If your old TV is bumming you out but a new one is not in the budget, we’ve got the next best thing: a video streaming device that expands your options. The Roku Premiere instantly converts a behind-the-times TV into a 4K streaming powerhouse with Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, HBO Max, and literally hundreds of thousands of other channels. Right now it’s a third off at Amazon—just $27, down from $40. There’s never been a better time to add a streaming device to your TV. And it couldn’t be easier.

If you have Amazon Prime, you’ll get free shipping, of course. Not yet a member? No problem. You can sign up for your free 30-day trial here. (And by the way, those without Prime still get free shipping on orders of $25 or more.)

The Roku Premiere consists of only three pieces: The streaming device itself, a Roku remote, and a cable to plug into your TV. That’s it. It’s super simple.

“Easy to setup. Easy to use. Works great,” raved a delighted five-star reviewer. “I have been using Roku since they first came out and every version gets better. This one will not disappoint. I have owned many of them and right now I have three of this model in my house. I cut the cord [with my cable provider] a year ago, and it's nearly impossible to do that without a Roku.”

Upgrade your old HD TV with this simple inexpensive Roku device. (Photo: Roku)
Upgrade your old HD TV with this simple inexpensive Roku device. (Photo: Roku)

The Roku device syncs to your home Wi-Fi network and gives you access to more than 500,000 streaming channels like Disney+, Amazon Prime Video, ESPN+, CBS All Access, SlingTV and more—all in glorious 4K. You might discover you don’t need cable anymore—and end up saving yourself a fortune.

The user interface and remote make Roku the easiest streaming device ever—so it’s a nice option for those who find technology tricky. You’ll feel like an expert as soon as you get set up and begin perusing the available channels. And if you ever misplace the remote, you can use your smartphone to control the streaming device via the Roku app. Reviewers say this is a great option for older folks—so if you still have some gifts to buy, consider this Roku Premiere.

“I decided to buy my grandpa a Roku device for his TV, thinking he might enjoy watching it from time to time,” shared a satisfied Amazon shopper. “He doesn't get technology like computers very well but the Roku OS is really straightforward so I wasn't concerned. If you’re buying this for someone who isn't ‘with’ technology, I'd recommend setting up all the channels for them so they don't have to navigate the channel store or have to log themselves into anything. But after that, it’s a breeze!”

Says another happy shopper: “We LOVE this little streaming device. I've dumped my premium channels in lieu of what's available by my ROKU! It was SO easy to set up and I love the availability of so many movies...” The price could not be better. Grab this little guy today.

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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