Roku releases its new line of HD streaming players, the Roku HD with 720p, the Roku XD with 1080p and WiFi-N and the top-of-the-line XDS. All these Roku players connects to the internet and deliver over 100,000 movies and TV shows from Hulu, Netflix and Amazon Video On Demand, live and on-demand sports from MLB.TV; music from Pandora, MP3tunes, MOG, and RadioTime; photo and video sharing from Flickr and Facebook.
The entry-level Roku HD ($59.99) streams video in up to 720p resolution and features built-in support for Ethernet and WiFi 802.11b/g connectivity. It offers HDMI and composite output. The Roku XD adds support for WiFi 802.11n for extended range and faster speed, while the Ruku XDS sports dual-band wireless technology, component output, optical audio output and a USB port for direct playback of media files.
The XD ($79.99) and XDS ($99.99) provides 1080p Full HD output via HDMI and includes Instant Replay button on the remote, enabling the viewer to instantly skip back in 10 second increments without having to wait for a rebuffering delay.