Hello readers! This is saketh. Today’s blog post is regarding Roku Streaming Stick vs Fire TV Stick 4K
Video streaming is one of the fastest-growing technologies in the world.
There are several media streams in the market like Amazon fire stick, Chromecast Google, and Roku stick.
All these three media streams come under $50 offline or even online.
Each smart tv stick has its own features and apps for access, they differ from each other.
Now you will get a question in your mind, Which is the best Smart Tv Stick?
Don’t worry about that, we are here to compare Roku smart tv stick vs Amazon smart tv stick.
Before diving into the comparison, read the specifications of both smart tv sticks.
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Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K
This is one of the powerful smart tv sticks powered by the trusted company Amazon.
It can access 4K Ultra HD quality, HDR quality, HDR 10+ quality of the video. Has powerful Dolby audio.
You can search and change the apps across shows by using your voice with help of Alexa.
Using the remote, you can control the power and volume in your soundbar and tv.
Audio quality is superb, it feels like scenes come to real life with Dolby audio. It can even be used as a home theatre.
It includes Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Prime Video, HBO, Disney+, ESPN, Hulu, and more than ten thousand of channels.
You can watch Live TV, news, sports, shows, movies, music by using the subscription.
Watch free 20,000 movies and tv shows using IMDb TV, Pluto TV, Tubi, and more apps.
This smart tv stick comes with an 8GB Storage, a Quad-core processor, and an optional Amazon ethernet adapter.
This smart stick gives a huge competition to all other smart tv sticks in the market.
It comes with 4K, HD, and HDR of video quality, which gives you a good feeling while watching TV.
You will enjoy the Tv quality with full clarity, in detailed picture quality, sharp resolution, and vivid color features.
The Roku stick gives a strong wireless signal which helps for smooth streaming even far from the router.
Watch your favorite shows and movies from Apple TV, Amazon Prime Video, and Netflix.
Similar to the Amazon tv stick, you can control volume, power, and streaming using a single remote.
It has two voice assistants, one is Google assistant and the other is Alexa. You can control the tv with your preferred assistant.
Share your videos and photos from your Apple devices to tv, see and enjoy with your family.
|Specifications||Fire TV Stick||Roku Streaming Stick|
|Video quality||4K Ultra HD, HDR, and HDR 10+||4K, HD, HDR|
|Content||Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Prime Video, HBO, Disney+, ESPN and many more||Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Prime Video, HBO, Disney+, ESPN, free Roku channel|
|Remote controlling||Yes, can control volume and power||Yes, can control volume and power|
|Voice assistants||Alexa||Google Assistant, Alexa|
|Batteries||2 AAA||2 AAA|
This is the major part to concern while choosing the smart tv stick. Do you need to check how much content it can provide?
Both Roku Streaming Stick and Amazon tv stick are giving more content.
Two are having the major streaming apps like Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Prime video, Disney+, HBO, Sling TV, Hulu.
But Roku is providing its own streaming service Roku channel, which is free and ad-supported.
If you prefer to watch western films, then Roku is the best option for you.
Roku makes it easier to find the content as compared to Amazon stick.
It also lists the streaming services with the cheapest prices, which can save money.
Roku streaming makes it easy to use, and the installation process is similar to both sticks.
You can search for movies very easily, not only that you can search with actors’ names also.
Roku has the best search engine, which helps to search easily and also has the best menu options in its remote.
Whereas the Amazon search engine shows the prime content first and later the other streaming content.
Roku gives a headphone jack in the remote itself, which is best for private listening of music and audio through headphones.
This stick has both Google Assistant and Alexa voice assistants, Google assistant is better to control than Alexa.
For voice search, the Amazon stick performs better than the Roku tv stick. Control the apps, videos easily.
Both Amazon and Roku streaming sticks are coming with the equal video quality.
Amazon stick is coming with 4K Ultra HD, HDR, and HDR 10+ quality of the video.
Whereas Roku stick is coming with 4K, HD, HDR quality of the video.
Amazon is a little better than Roku stick in video quality and not that much audio performance compared to Roku.
Which is better: Fire TV Stick or Roku?
It is tough to say which is better in both of them, but the Fire TV stick is best for prime video users and also has a 4K Ultra HD video quality. Whereas Roku is best for all types of users and has better features than Amazon stick. I will say Roku is better than Fire TV Stick.
What’s the difference between Amazon Fire TV Stick and Roku Streaming?
The major difference is remote, Roku has more features than Amazon stick, it has better menu options and the best search engine, which makes it easy to search for movies and shows.
Is there a monthly fee for Roku and Fire stick?
No, there is no monthly fee for both Roku and Firestick. It has only a one-time payment and has a fee for subscriptions only
How can I watch regular Tv on Fire stick and Roku?
Yes, you can watch regular Tv on Fire TV Stick and Roku Streaming Stick by using the apps.
Here are some apps which can used to watch regular Tv
Live net tv