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Our third generation of Roku players
Roku 3 was an upgrade from the previous model, Roku 2. It boasted a faster CPU and Wi-Fi direct remote instead of Bluetooth®. The built-in ethernet port and the dual-band wireless adaptor were made for smooth streaming. Roku 3 came with an enhanced game remote with a headphone jack for private listening and Roku Voice built in for quick searches.
Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Roku 3 cost?

When it was new, Roku 3 cost $99.99 to purchase with no monthly service fees. You can opt to watch free movies and TV shows on The Roku Channel, sign up for a streaming cable replacement service, or rent/buy movies on other channels.

What does Roku 3 do?

Roku 3 lets you to stream your favorite free and paid movies, sports, local news, TV shows, children's programs, and more directly to your television.

Does Roku 3 still work?

While we don’t sell the Roku 3 anymore, you can still use it to stream your favorite entertainment. As channels become more complex with updates over time, some older models may not perform as well as they used to. If your Roku 3 isn’t working as well as it once did, we recommend checking out our latest models and upgrading to something new.

What is Roku 3 and how does it work

Roku 3 is a third generation streaming player from Roku originally released in 2013. It allows you to stream HD movies and shows directly to your TV from some of the most popular channels, like Netflix. All you need to do is connect it to power, plug it in to the HDMI® port on your TV, and connect to the internet.

Does Roku 3 have wireless?

Yes, Roku 3 supports 802.11 dual-band (a/b/g/n compatible) with WEP, WPA, and WPA2 to allow the fastest streaming without having to run an ethernet cable.

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Tech specs
Video outputs
Audio output
Digital over HDMI (7.1 and 5.1 surround pass through)
USB media formats
Video: MP4 (H.264), MKV (H.264)
Audio: MP3, AAC, Dolby Digital (MP4, MOV and MKV pass through only), DTS (MKV pass through only)
Image: JPG, PNG
TV compatibility
HD TVs - Up to 1080p (1920 x 1080) with up-scaling from 720p
802.11 dual-band (a/b/g/n compatible) with WEP, WPA, and WPA2 support
10/100 Base-T Ethernet
Ethernet 10/100
Model 4200
Roku 3 enhanced remote with headphone jack and motion-control (uses Wi-Fi Direct)
Model 4230
Roku 3 point anywhere enhanced remote with voice search, headphone jack, and motion-control.
Models 4200, 4230
Streaming player includes IR receiver (compatible with various universal remotes)
Power input
12C - 1A power adaptor
Power consumption
Less than 3.5W (typical) when streaming HD video
Closed captioning
Surround sound
Netflix profiles
Screen mirroring
3.5 x 3.5 x 1 inches
5 ounces
Original release dates
Model 4200
Original Release date: 3/5/2013, Discontinued: 4/6/2015
Model 4230
Original Release date: 4/6/2015, Discontinued: 9/26/2016