Just in time for the Christmas shopping season, Roku will be rolling out a $49 version of their streaming video player in early November. The Roku LT supports 720p video and works with Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Instant Video, Pandora, EPIX, Crackle, Disney, and HBO GO.
The Roku LT joins the existing Roku 2 models that were introduced in July; the 720p Roku 2 HD ($59.99), and the 1080p Roku 2 XD ($79.99) and Roku 2 XS ($99.99). All feature Bluetooth and a microSD card slot while the Roku 2 XS model adds an enhanced gaming remote, Ethernet and USB ports, and a full edition of the Angry Birds game.
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