Is this Roku's best streaming device yet?\r\n\r\nThe battle for the cheapest streaming box is official: today Roku announced the Roku SE. \u00a0Price for the purple tags box will be $50 when it goes on sale. \u00a0Or will it? \u00a0In an attempt to drum up publicity, it will actually sell for the price of $25 - half the price if don't feel like doing the math - on Black Friday only. \u00a0Roku says quantities are limited so you best get in the virtual line if you want one for yourself. If you're not convinced by the Roku, check out our Apple TV VS Roku 3 comparison to determine what's best for your home.\r\n\r\nUpdate: apparently the SE will release on Black Friday only.\r\n\r\nSpec wise it's apparently not all that different from the 2013 introduce Roku 1, offering full 1080p HD streaming, a no thrills remote and compatibility with both analog and HDMI TVs. \u00a0However, this box will run the latest OS from Roku, OS 7.\r\n\r\nOther notable features, include Android and iOS remote compatiblity. \u00a0This will let you search for channels and content, as well as "cast" content from your mobile directly to the Roku.\r\n\r\nSo is this Roku for you? \u00a0If you're just looking for the basics in streaming, then yes. The other, more adanvacned models, such as the Roku 4, include 4k streaming, though content will be limited and you'll need a compatible TV. \u00a0A particular interesting features of the Roku 3 and 4 is a remote that doubles as a wireless audio transmitter, letting you plugin a set of headphones and watch TV without interrupting a sleeping partner. \u00a0It also offers voice search.\r\n\r\nComparatively speaking, there is the Chromestick\u00a0and\u00a0Amazon Fire TV stick, all of which offer a comparable price point.