Best Roku Deals: Save $5 on Roku Streambar and More

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The number of streaming devices available is plentiful, but Roku’s user-friendly players remain our clear favorite. The Roku platform is simple, easy to use, and isn’t biased toward certain apps, which is why Roku claimed not one, but two top spots on our list of the best streaming devices for 2023. For the moment, the choice is rather slim. when it comes to deals on these top-rated streamers, but we’ve rounded up the best ways to save a few bucks.

THE Roku Express 4K Plus is our first overall pickmainly because it is generally cheaper than the Roku 4K streaming stick, which includes Dolby Vision. Meanwhile, the Roku Streambar is a great streamer-soundbar combo, perfect for small TVs and $5 off right now.

If you’re looking for a wired Ethernet connection, with Dolby Vision, you might want to check out the flagship Roku Ultra. And if you’re willing to sacrifice a few features, you can buy the Roku Ultra LT at Walmart for less than the regular Ultra.

Roku discounts are rare, but you can save a few bucks on a handful of Roku streaming devices right now. Keep reading to see the best Roku deals. We update this story often to reflect current prices.

Best Roku Deals Right Now

Roku Express 4K Plus on blue background
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Discounts are slim on our favorite streamer right now. The only price reduction we’re seeing is as little as $1 off at Walmart, although we’ve seen it on sale for up to $10 off in the past at Walmart and Amazon. We like the Roku operating system because it has the most streaming app options, the simplest interface of any streaming platform, and the best search. It’s also content agnostic: it doesn’t push one media streaming service provider, like Amazon Prime Video or Apple, over another. The Express 4K Plus is one of the cheapest streaming TV options with 4K HDR. (Even if your current TV doesn’t support these formats, your next one probably will.) Thanks to the AirPlay update, this Roku device is one of the least expensive ways to connect your iPhone or other Apple device to your TV. Read our Roku Express 4K Plus review.

Roku Streaming Stick 4K and 4K Plus on purple background
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The Roku Streaming Stick 4K is marked down by just $1 at Walmart, and that’s the only price reduction we’re seeing at the moment. It’s priced $10 more than the Roku Express 4K Plus. The differences between the two? Besides its stick-shaped design, Dolby Vision HDR is the main difference between them and is apparently the reason why the Streaming Stick 4K performs better than its sibling.

Roku Express 4K Plus with remote on blue background

The Roku Express is compact, streams only in HD, and comes with an HDMI cable, but it lacks a power brick to plug it in. You’ll either need to provide your own or plug the Express into your TV’s USB port in order to get it working. It also doesn’t come with a smart remote, so you won’t be able to control your TV’s power, volume, and input controls with this remote. You’ll need both your original TV remote and a smart speaker or other receiver if you want to use voice commands. That’s a big deal, so it might make more sense to spend the extra money on the Roku Streaming Stick 4K.


Combining a soundbar and 4K HDR streamer, the Roku Streambar is a great way to “smartify” a bedroom TV with improved sound and streaming in one fell swoop. This compact speaker will outperform almost any TV and is particularly effective at enhancing hard-to-understand dialogue. Very rarely the price of the Streambar drops to $100 for a savings of $30, but the most you’ll save is $5 on Amazon.

Read our Roku Streambar review.

Roku Ultra LT Box

Walmart’s exclusive version of the Roku Ultra is nearly identical to the main Ultra and features a similar case design, an Ethernet port, and support for 4K HDR with Dolby Vision. It comes with a remote control that has a headphone jack for private listening.

As for the differences between the Ultra and Ultra LT? With this cheaper option, you’ll give up Dolby Atmos support, a USB port, personal hotkeys on the remote, and the (very useful) remote search function. At $80, it’s $20 less than the regular Roku Ultra.

Roku Ultra 2022
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The Roku Ultra, the company’s flagship standalone streamer, offers more conveniences than some of Roku’s other models. It offers Dolby Vision video, faster responses, improved Wi-Fi, and a wired Ethernet port – especially appreciated if your home Wi-Fi is overloaded. The 2022 model is almost identical to previous versions, but now comes with the excellent Voice Remote Pro. The Ultra is easy to set up and might be worth the upgrade for anyone interested in a fast streaming device with Dolby Vision and a wired Ethernet port. It’s currently selling at or near full price, but can occasionally be found on Amazon and Roku for $20 off.


There’s no current discount on the upgraded Streambar Pro, but we sometimes see its price drop by $25 to $30. This more advanced Roku soundbar features larger 2.5-inch drivers for a richer sound profile and adds additional features including support for virtual surround sound, personal shortcut buttons, and a search tool lost remote via the Roku app.

Read our Roku Streambar Pro review.

Roku Voice Remote Pro on red background
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The Roku Streaming Stick 4K Plus contains the exact same Roku Streaming Stick 4K listed above with the new, usually separate, Roku Voice Remote Pro. The Voice Remote Pro, which typically costs $30, retains much of the look and feel of the company’s other remotes, but notably comes with a central mic for voice control, a headphone jack for private listening, and a rechargeable battery. Perhaps the best thing about the new remote is that you can just say “Hey, Roku, find my remote” to make the click beep wherever it is – a game changer for those who are constantly flicking through pads from the sofa. And Roku remotes can eat through batteries quickly, so using rechargeable batteries means you no longer need to keep a supply of AA batteries on hand.

Roku also has a remote finder tool that works with any Roku remote that has a built-in speaker, but this type of remote isn’t included with the original Streaming Stick 4K. If you’re the type of person who tends to lose TV remotes, upgrading to the Roku Streaming Stick 4K Plus – and the Voice Remote Pro that comes with it – might be worth it.

The Streaming Stick 4K Plus is rarely discounted, and right now it’s selling at or very close to full price.


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