Two small set-top boxes have been launched in Canada by Roku: The Roku 2 XD and the Roku 2 XS. Both devices enable user to stream a variety of entertainment channels to the TV instantly. You may wonder what is the difference between XD and XS model. The Roku 2 XS offers more enhanced features including a remote with motion control for playing games like Angry Birds; an Ethernet port and a USB port for accessing data from any USB drive. The price-tag of Roku 2 XS is set at CAD 109.99 or only CAD 10 higher than the Roku 2 XD.
Both Roku 2 XD and Roku 2 XS connects to the Internet instantly via built-in WiFi and supports up to 1080p high-definition video. The devices available now for pre-order online from Roku.ca, Amazon.ca, LondonDrugs.com and Walmart.ca; and are expected to be available at London Drugs and Walmart retail locations at the end of the month.