Roku is adding HDR support to its newest streaming boxes, bringing the streaming service to its largest competitor, Amazon.
The company’s streaming devices are already available for Roku 4, but the company is launching a new streaming box that comes with the company’s newest streaming devices, according to a press release.RCN has added support for HDR to its streaming boxes.
It is now offering a HDR-enabled Roku 4 that supports the company “overcoming technical limitations” and “creates a truly stunning viewing experience,” according to the press release from the company.
Roku 4 is also available for Apple TV and Google Chromecast.
The new box, which launched today, is the second-generation Roku 4 and includes new features like a “halo effect” that “immediately highlights objects in front of the user,” the release stated.
The box will be available starting today for $299.
It’s also possible to stream HDR-ready content to your Roku 4 by using a Roku Remote, which lets you control the Roku 4 from your computer or Android smartphone.
The remote will also work with the Roku Remote Plus.
The new remote can also be used to “stream live TV with HDR,” and the company plans to add support for streaming to the Roku app in the future.
Roku’s streaming boxes are not the only devices that are coming with HDR-compatible capabilities.
Roku TV, Roku Player, Roku 2, and Roku Streaming Stick also support HDR streaming.