The Roku Ultra (2020) continues to justify charging $100 for a 4K streaming device. There were two updates since 2019 on Roku Ultra: one in March and one in July 2020. Whomever posted that for sale was either confused or trying to scam someone (likely the real reason). Worse yet are the various listings on Amazon which bundle useless junk (JBL headphones, etc.) Bottom line: Roku Ultra is powerful but not pricey. Though undated, it includes the 2019 Ultra 4670X. Roku’s top of line media player offers a strong connection, either wireless or by connecting via ethernet. I found it (and just bought) from Roku on AMZ for eighty five and change. $22 at Amazon. The Streaming Stick Plus is the best Roku for most people (read our Roku guide to learn more).It has excellent Wi-Fi reception and plugs right into an HDMI port on your TV. AppleInsider compares two high-end titans in the industry — the brand new 2019 Roku Ultra and the Apple TV 4K. Even when Roku runs a special (usually a $20 discount) there is no clarification as to whether these are the latest models or just an effort to clear the warehouse of older 2018 models. I have not received my 2019 ROKU Ultra yet because it is on back order from Best Buy and Amazon. Re: Roku Ultra 2019 versus 2020 The one difference I found between the 2019 4670R and the 2020 4800R (available 10/15-25) is you get a regular HDMI input with a HDMI cable vs HDMI Micro SD input without a cable. We tested the Nvidia Shield TV Pro and Roku Ultra to determine which streaming player is better for most buyers — and the affordable Roku Ultra is the winner Christian de Looper 2019-12-20T14:57:00Z $92 at Walmart. And if you have a 4K-capable TV, there's absolutely no excuse for not having a 4K-capable Roku player attached to it. Anyone know if there is any difference between the two models (better microprocessor, updated software, etc.)? Roku Ultra (2020) Roku updated its posh Ultra model with stronger Wi-Fi, a faster system overall, and the ability to stream in Dolby Vision, a feature we noted was lacking in its predecessor. In the age of streaming, set-top boxes are becoming more ubiquitous. We tested the Nvidia Shield TV Pro and Roku Ultra to determine which streaming player is better for most buyers — and the affordable Roku Ultra is the winner Christian de Looper 2019-12-20T14:57:00Z NVIDIA Shield TV is a much more powerful box. Re: 2018 Roku Ultra vs 2019 Roku Ultra WiFi ... 2018 Roku Ultra vs 2019 Roku Ultra WiFi There have been some users that have reported sufficient wireless speed using 802.11ac 5 GHz to stream uncompressed UHD videos, but I personally haven't had that success. The 2019 Roku Ultra (2019) is a very good 4K streaming box that puts convenience at the fore, but lack of Dolby Vision and a high price compared to other Rokus hold it back. Oh, my gosh! User rating, 4.7 out of 5 stars with 577 reviews. Roku Ultra (2019) review Roku’s top-tier player handles 4K HDR with gusto, but doesn’t deliver Dolby Vision By Nick Pino 02 June 2020 Anyone know if there is any difference between the two models (better microprocessor, updated software, etc.)? Roku Ultra (2019) Review Key Specs and Features The 2020 Roku Ultra (left) compared to the 2019 version (right). In addition to the standard features, it has a voice search for hands-free operation, and the quad-core processor and dual-band Wi-Fi connectivity facilitate seamless playback of 4K and HDR content from your favorite streaming services. On top of that, it's fairly safe to say that Roku Ultra is a more popular streaming player, based on its 3,000+ reviews. It doesn’t look much different from the original matte-black squares from the dawn of Roku (yes, streaming was a thing back in 2010), but the Ultra is a fully-loaded modern powerhouse. I have noticed on Amazon there is Roku Ultra 2020 for a whopping $50 more ($149) than the Roku Ultra 2019 at $99. https://developer.roku.com/docs/specs/hardware.md. The 2020 Roku Ultra is the only Roku model to support Dolby Vision and HDR10.