Apple AirPlay & HomeKit available on 4K Roku devices, starting today

Roku 4K

Roku televisions and streaming devices have lately been receiving a lot of recognition. Users are absolutely enjoying Roku products, especially streaming products. But something that makes all of us like Roku product is the operating system- Roku OS. The latest version of Roku OS is the Roku OS 9.4.

Roku OS 9.4 added features that have completely mesmerized fans who were expecting it for very long. Roku OS 9.4 brought support for Apple AirPlay 2 and HomeKit. Over 45 days and here we are with another amazing news that Roku officials have shared.

Apple AirPlay and HomeKit support are now available on 4K Roku streaming devices. This news was first announced via the official Roku Twitter account.

Roku 4K

But that’s not all- initially Roku devices provided support for Google Assistant and Alexa. But now, Roku streaming players also support Siri. So that makes Roku streaming players the first products to offer compatibility with all three of these voice assistants. And that’s how you step up to compete!

Currently, five Roku streaming players support Apple AirPlay and HomeKit. Check out the list below-

  • Roku Ultra
  • Roku Streambar
  • Roku Smart Soundbar
  • Roku Streaming Stick+
  • Roku Premiere

Officials have confirmed that the Apple AirPlay and HomeKit support in 4K Roku devices was out yesterday itself, since the time of announcement. However, not all 4K Roku players are eligible for this supporting feature. The necessary update will be rolling out to select Roku TV products in the next few weeks.

Roku OS 9.4 was announced on September 27, 2020. The update roll-out began at the start of October and by the end of the month, all the eligible devices had received the update. By the end of November 2020, most devices would have received the update for the AirPlay and Homekit support on 4K Roku players.

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