Are you looking for a new streaming device but aren’t sure which one is right for your space, budget, and streaming needs? We can help. In this post, we’re comparing the Roku Ultra and Roku Ultra LT to help you decide which will work best for you.
|Roku Ultra||Roku Ultra LT|
|Picture Quality||1080p HD, 4K Ultra HD, and HDR||1080p HD, 4K Ultra HD, and HDR|
|Wireless+ Connectivity||802.11ac dual-band MIMO and Ethernet Port||802.11ac dual-band MIMO and Ethernet Port|
|Remote||Enhanced voice remote with TV controls and personal shortcuts||Enhanced voice remote with TV controls and headphone jack|
|Headphones||Premium JBL headphones included||✓|
|Storage Expansion||microSD and USB||microSD|
|Connect to TV Via||HDMI (4K video via HDCP 2.2 HDMI)||HDMI (4K video via HDCP 2.2 HDMI)|
|Video: 1080 HD up to 60fps||✓||✓|
|Video: 4K Ultra HD up to 60fps||✓||✓|
|Video: HDR (High Dynamic Range) support||✓||✓|
|Wireless: 802.11ac dual-band MIMO||✓||✓|
The Roku Ultra has a powerful quad-core processor, Roku’s best wireless, brilliant picture quality, and channels that launch faster than ever. It includes an enhanced voice remote with personal shortcut buttons, TV controls, lost remote finder, and premium JBL headphones for private listening. You can use a wireless connection or use the Ethernet port for a wired connection.
Roku Ultra LT
The Roku Ultra LT features HD, 4K, and HDR streaming with a powerful quad-core processor and Roku’s best wireless. Roku Ultra LT features an Ethernet port for wired streaming, plus an enhanced voice remote with headphones for private listening and TV controls. The Ultra LT is missing the USB port and comes with regular earbuds rather than the JBL premium headphones. You’ll also be missing out on the programmable remote buttons.
The Roku Ultra LT is only available in Walmart stores and online through Walmart’s website.
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Jess Barnes attended Edinboro University and spent years working in nonprofit before taking up freelance writing in 2012. Jess has been working for Cord Cutters News since 2017.