Smart TVs are cool and all, but there's something about the versatility of streaming devices like the Roku Streaming Stick+ (opens in new tab) that makes them worth the pickup — even if you already own a TV with smart functionality. Have you ever been on vacation wanting to watch the latest season of Stranger Things or The Handmaiden's Tale yet didn't have a smart TV in your hotel room? The Roku Streaming Stick+ plugs in via HDMI so you can add smarts to pretty much any TV, along with access to all the popular streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, and Prime Video. It'll even be able to access Disney+ once it debuts in November. This model is built to stream 4K content, though you'll need a 4K TV as well to score the best picture quality.
Making sure you're prepared to stream wherever you go just became even more affordable, as the Roku Streaming Stick+ (opens in new tab) is now on sale for $49 at Amazon. Several other retailers such as Walmart (opens in new tab) and Best Buy are offering this deal too, and you may want to buy there instead as they include a few bonuses which Amazon doesn't. At Walmart, you'd score a $5 credit for Vudu, a digital movie and TV show retailer, while Best Buy includes a $30 promo credit for Sling TV + STARZ so you can stream live TV channels for over two months for free.
There's another bonus which everyone who buys a Roku Streaming Stick+ before October 5 can snag; New owners who activate their device before that date can receive 30-day free trials of Showtime, STARZ, and EPIX movie channels. More info can be found here (opens in new tab).
Roku 4K Streaming Stick+ (opens in new tab)
Having a portable streaming device is always a smart idea for travelers, though it can also come in use at home on any TVs you own without smart functionality. Simply plug it into your TV's HDMI port to start streaming Netflix, Hulu, and more.
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Roku SE media streaming player
$17.00 $50.00 Save $33
We call this a "Your Miles May Vary" deal because it won't apply to all. Check the product page to see if local pickup or shipping is available. If so, you're in luck because this is a crazy cheap way to gain access to Roku's content library.(opens in new tab)
Roku Express Premiere Streaming Stick Plus media streaming devices
$21.99 $30.00 Save $8
Each device gives you access to Roku's content library, including over 500,000 movies and TV episodes. Access all your favorite apps like Netflix, YouTube, and Disney+. Upgrade to the more expensive devices for 4K, voice control, and more.(opens in new tab)
Roku Premiere 4K media streaming device
$29.99 $40.00 Save $10
You get full access to Roku's streaming library, which includes your favorite apps like Netflix or YouTube. Stream in HD or 4K and with HDR content support. Has a simple, easy-to-use remote. Use app on iOS or Android mobile app for more control.(opens in new tab)
Roku Streaming Stick Plus 4K media streaming device
$39.99 $50.00 Save $10
Gain access to Roku's streaming platform, which includes all the major apps like Netflix and Hulu plus thousands of shows and movies. Stream in 4K with support for HDR content. Turn your mobile device into a remote control. Compatible with most TVs.(opens in new tab)
Roku 4K HDR streaming stick+
$38.99 $49.99 Save $11
It was recently announced that the Amazon Fire TV Stick (opens in new tab) wouldn't have access to Disney+ upon its debut come November 12, though Roku's streaming devices will! While it's likely that the Fire TV devices will gain access to Disney+ soon enough, there's no telling when that could be at this point.
The standard Roku Streaming Stick (opens in new tab) is on sale at Amazon and other retailers for a limited time as well.
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Alex is a recent graduate from the University of North Florida with a background in sales and merchandising. When he’s not hunting down the next great deals to post on Thrifter, he can be found posting music on his Soundcloud page and working on his eBay business.
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