Roku is really trying to carve itself a name as the premiere streaming device company. The service known to work much like a Fire Stick has been pumping out more and more smart TVs.
We announced earlier this year that Roku had plans to come out with a bunch of smart TVs. First, they released their TCL Smart TV last month. Now, they are releasing another one under the Sanyo banner. Expected to start shipping this quarter to Canadian markets, an employee of Roku named Chase Smith stated,
“The new Sanyo Roku TVs will bring value, simplicity and tons of entertainment options to customers. They will run the Roku® operating system, which provides customers with access to an ever-growing library of entertainment and automatic software updates so they can be sure they have the latest and greatest features.”
This on the heels of other Roku TV releases such as:
Last year, many were concerned about Roku TVs as a rumor swirled that their smart TVs were easy to hack. However, Roku dispelled those rumors. Since that initial blowblack, no more ruckus has been made over the alleged hacking. Now, if only the company get Mexico to lift the ban on their products.