Roku announced today that for the second year in a row, Roku is the top operating system sold in the United States, according to NPD’s Weekly Retail Tracking Service data from January 3, 2021 through December 4, 2021.
Roku also announced a new partnership with Sharp today. The two companies will launch a line of HD and 4K Sharp Roku TV models in the U.S. in 2022.
“Sharp, like Roku, is an award-winning, household known brand and we look forward to a productive partnership together in the US,” says Mustafa Ozgen, GM & SVP of Account Acquisitions, Roku. “We both firmly believe that the power and ease of use of Roku TV, combined with the Sharp brand promise of ‘simply better living’ makes an appealing combination for customers looking for a great TV experience.”
Sharp Roku TV models will come with the Roku OS and will feature a customizable home screen, compatibility with voice commands and access to all of your favorite streaming services. More details on the Sharp Roku TV models will be announced in the coming months.
“We are excited to collaborate with Roku and equip our new HD and 4K UHD TVs with their award-winning Operating System (OS),” said Jim Sanduski, President of Sharp Home Electronics Company of America. “Pairing our long-standing heritage in display technology with Roku’s best-in-class, easy-to-use interface is a winning combination for our consumers.”