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Roku 2 XS full HD streaming player with motion control RF remote, Angry Birds and wired network

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CA$149.99

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With your purchase you also get: 
- 3 months service from Unblock-Us.com that allows you to watch most of the services supported by Roku from Canada or anywhere in the world.
- 4' high quality HDMI cable

The tiny, powerful Roku 2 XD makes it a snap to stream over 350 entertainment choices to your TV instantly—in up to 1080p HD quality.

350 channels and counting: Features the top sources, like Netflix, Hulu Plus, HBO GO, and Amazon Instant Video
High-definition streaming: Up to 1080p HD
Small footprint: The size of a hockey puck, Roku 2 uses less power than a night-light.
Easy setup: Works with virtually any TV, includes built-in wireless, and sets up in minutes.

*Please note that you need Unblock-Us.com service to use this player in Canada. The setup requires changing DNS servers on your router.  

Roku 2 XS full HD streaming player with motion control RF remote, Angry Birds and wired network

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Stream movies, play games.

The flagship Roku 2 XS delivers hands-down the best experience in 1080p HD streaming to your TV—plus motion-based gaming for an extra dose of great entertainment.

350 channels and counting: Features the top sources, like Netflix, Hulu Plus, HBO GO, and Amazon Instant Video

High-definition streaming: Up to 1080p HD

Small footprint: The size of a hockey puck, Roku 2 uses less power than a night-light.

Easy setup: Works with virtually any TV, includes built-in wireless, and sets up in minutes.

More and More Streaming Choices

With over 350 entertainment channels and counting, Roku 2 has something for virtually everyone, including:

  • Over 150,000 movies and TV shows at your fingertips from Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Instant Video, HBO GO and more.
  • Unlimited music from Pandora, MOG, Rdio, and Live365
  • Live sports packages including NBA League Pass, NHL GameCenter Live, MLS Matchday, UFC, and MLB.TV
  • Photo and video sharing via Facebook, Flickr, and Picasa
  • The top news sources, including NBC, FoxNews.com, and CNN, plus channels featuring international and lifestyle programming, tech news, podcasts, cartoons, clips, and more

 

The most content is on Roku
Game On

Need a break from the movies? Roku 2 also brings some of the most popular casual games to your TV:

  • Roku 2 XS features a Bluetooth remote with sensors to support motion-based game play, as well as game-ready buttons to support furious button action.
  • Hit games available include the Angry Birds series, PAC-MAN Championship Edition, Galaga, and Storm in a Teacup.
  • Every Roku 2 XS includes a FREE full version of the Angry Birds game.
  • With the built-in MicroSD slot, you can always add additional storage for hundreds more games in the future.
Plus, more games are added all the time.

 

The most content is on Roku

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FEATURED

Netflix hulu PLUS Amazon instant video Crackle hbogo pandora NHL ON ROKU, National Hockey League angry_birds disney UFC, Ultimate Fighting Championship wsj facebook mls Pac-Man CNBC Epix fox gbtv

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It’s ridiculously easy

From the simple remote to the easy-to-use interface, Roku 2 was designed to please everyone. All you need to get started is a high-speed Internet connection (and a TV, of course). The built-in wireless and guided setup mean you can be up and running in minutes. 

The best in Movies and TV
NETFLIX, AMAZON Instant video, Hulu Plus, Cackle

Included with the Roku 2 XS

  • Enhanced remote with motion control for games
  • Angry Birds game
  • Remote control
  • Two AA batteries
  • HDMI video output (for high-definition)
  • Composite A/V combo output (for standard-definition; works with included A/V cable)
  • Wireless (Wi-Fi b/g/n)
  • Bluetooth (for using Roku Game Remote, sold separately)
  • MicroSD memory card slot (for adding extra storage for channels and games)
  • A/V cable (red/white/yellow)
  • Power adapter
  • Get Started guide
  • 90-day manufacturer warranty

What you need

  • A TV
  • High-speed Internet service with a speed of at least 1.2 Mbps (such as mid-level DSL). For HD video, 5 Mbps is recommended (if you’re not sure what your broadband speed is, go to www.speedtest.net and run the simple test)
  • A wireless router

Product Description

Hands-down the best experience in 1080p HD streaming to your TV-plus motion-based gaming for an extra dose of great entertainment. Enjoy 300+ channels featuring the best movies, TV shows, live sports, music, games, and more, including Netflix, Hulu Plus, and Amazon Instant Video. Angry Birds included FREE!

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Networking

  • 802.11n Wi-Fi (b/g/n compatible) with WEP, WPA and WPA2 support
  • 10/100 Base-T Ethernet
  • Bluetooth version 3.0 (currently enabled for use with Roku game remote only)

Video Outputs

  • 480i (over composite video)
  • 480p (over HDMI)
  • 720p (over HDMI)
  • 1080p (over HDMI)

Video Modes

  • 1080p High Definition (HD)
  • 720p High Definition (HD)
  • 16:9 anamorphic / 4:3 standard

Audio Output

  • Analog stereo (mini-jack to left/right/composite video RCA)
  • Digital over HDMI (5.1 surround sound pass-through)

Storage Expansion

  • microSD card slot for additional game and channel storage

Remote Control

  • Roku Bluetooth game remote (with motion sensing for playing games)
  • Streaming player includes IR. Compatible with various universal remotes

Power Consumption

  • Less than 2W (typical) when streaming HD video

Power Input

  • 5.2V – 1.5A power adapter

USB Media Formats

  • Video: MP4 (H.264)
  • Audio: AAC, MP3
  • Image: JPG, PNG

Size

  • 3.3 x 3.3 x 0.9 inches

Weight

  • 3 ounces

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cnet  

"Thanks to a varied range of content offerings--including Netflix, Amazon, Hulu Plus, Crackle, and Pandora—that beats AppleTV, the Roku 2 XS is the best all-around streaming-media box you can get for less than $100."
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wired  

"Roku has always done a fine job of offering a satisfying mix of big-name streaming options like Rdio, Pandora, Netflix, Amazon Instant Video and Hulu Plus, with more esoteric choices like, say, Crunchyroll."
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San Jose News  

"What makes the Roku 2 boxes particularly appealing are their prices. The lowest-end model costs just $60. The top-of the line model is $100, but includes "Angry Birds" and the new game controller, which is a $30 add-on for the other models. The addition of games gives the Roku box digital content you can't find with others… "
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Gizmodo  

"The Rokus are absolutely phenomenal streaming video boxes. They're affordable, take minimal setup, and pipe in Netflix (most importantly), plus myriad other movie services."
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Techcrunch  

"I’ve always felt that Roku devices are the best general consumer media streamer and that’s even more true now with the casual motion gaming. Highly recommended…"
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wired  

"If your favorite thing about the latest Apple TV was its size, you’re going to love the Roku 2. The already dinky little box has shrunken even further — at three inches on each side, it is smaller than the Apple TV and shorter than a pack of cigarettes."
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endgadget  

"Roku just announced its fourth generation of media streamers and they’re unsurprisingly the best yet. They sport more features, an even smaller physical footprint, and the same Apple TV-killing price points as before."
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endgadget  

"Roku just released the latest version of its media player devices, complete with support for Angry Birds and advanced Netflix streaming."
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endgadget  

"I got a chance to see the Roku 2 XS in action last week and was impressed by how the palm-sized device can do so much and for such a low price. At $99.99, the XS actually is close to the same price as the OnLive cloud-based gaming system, but Roku 2 offers access to more free entertainment content than just games."
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endgadget  

"With casual gaming constantly growing in popularity across all demographics, Roku is getting a jump on bringing casual games into the home theater with help from some frenzied, feathered friends. "
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endgadget  

"Wow, we all knew it was coming, but I don’t think many expected Roku’s new set of media streamers to be as small and as powerful as they are."
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endgadget  

"There are many people who have an Apple TV but there are alternatives available, none more so than the Roku set top boxes."
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"Roku launched Wednesday a next-generation version of its popular TV set-top Internet streaming box, highlighted by a more compact form factor, an interactive Bluetooth remote that will support new video game play, and expanded entertainment offerings."
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Crunch Gear  

"They’ve came a long way since just a Netflix box, eh"
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Time  

"Interesting. See that thing up there? That's Roku. It's a nice, inexpensive, internet-connected box that you hook up to your TV. Once it's set up, you can use it to stream movies and TV shows from the likes of Hulu Plus, Netflix, and Amazon, plus music and photos from Pandora and Flickr, respectively. But the company has just announced a partnership with Rovio to bring the wildly popular series of Angry Birds games to Roku boxes."
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Motley Fool  

"There's always room in the consumer-electronics market for another player with a laser focus on a narrow niche such as Web-based entertainment. Hey, Apple grew into its enormous boots on the back of a music player -- this stuff works."
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Crunch Gear  

"The little streamer is a fan favorite and is constantly recommended by pundits and every day consumers over the Apple TV and more recently, the Boxee Box."
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Tech Republic
 

"Internet TV: Roku still trumps Apple, Google, and Boxee"
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Venture Beat
 

"VentureBeat’s top 10 holiday gift ideas: affordable and fun gadgets that work"
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Time Magazine
 

"In all its forms, Roku's little slab is a cinch to set up and use."
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CNN MONEY
 

"The hobby is a hit!" declares one analyst, but a head-to-head review gives the nod to Roku"
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Engadget  

"Oh boy, here we go: Hulu Plus is coming to Roku's lineup of players…"
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BusinessWeek
 

"Roku is doing a growing number of things—still simply and well"
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ars technica  

"Roku's Channel Store offers what customers have long requested but cable providers have been unwilling to provide: à la carte service."
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ZDNet  

"With the Roku player (Netflix and Amazon video support) and all of these new Roku Channels, I am finding less and less value in cable television."
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Time Magazine
 

"…the decision to buy this is a no-brainer. One day…devices like the Roku box will completely replace DVDs."
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Wired Magazine
 

"…just shy of totally amazing."
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Newsweek
 

"It's a cool toy. Setting the box up is truly easy. Simply plug it into the wall, hook it up to your set and run an Ethernet cable to your modem."
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Engadget
 

"...as we've quickly discovered, it's pretty easy to learn to love this little hundred dollar bugger…"
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Gizmodo
 

"Worth buying if you're a Netflix customer (or thinking of becoming a Netflix customer)."
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The Boston Globe
 

"...if you just want an easy way to view online movies, Netflix and Roku have kept it cheap and simple with the new Netflix Player. The result is one of the best entertainment bargains around."
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The New York Times  

"This thing could not be simpler. I was watching my first movie six minutes after opening the box."
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Additional Information

Internet Streaming Support Netflix, Hulu Plus, Vudu, Amazon Instant Video, Pandora, Crackle, HBO Go, NHL, Epix, MLS
Resolution supported 720p, 1080p
Network Wired, Wireless N
SKU Roku 2 XS
Color No

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