I recently hooked up a Roku Streaming Stick+ to my smart tv. I now need to replace the tv, and I'm wondering if I should buy a Roku tv, or if a smart tv with the roku stick will give me the same programs and features ?? I also see alot of the Roku tv's show Apple and IPhone references. I dont have or use Apple. Does that affect the operation of the Roku tv if I go that route ?? Any help is appreciated.
It really doesn't matter if you get a Roku TV or a different TV and attach a Roku, if the Roku has the features you want. By that, an Express might not have the features you want, for instance, while the Stick+ has most of the features Roku offers. The Ultra might be overkill for some.
Personally, I'd find a TV that had a picture I liked and not worry about its "smarts." If it came down to a couple of TVs, then I'd let the built-in Roku be the deciding factor.
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@rpl_lol, it depends on the source and the channel/app you're using. I've noticed that "live" streams on The Roku Channel cannot be paused, but something like NHK World Japan can be paused briefly. Basically, if you press Play/Pause and nothing happens then it can't be paused.
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