Roku churns out trio of new set-top boxes; 1080p HD playback, Wireless-N

Roku is rolling out not one, but three new set-top boxes for sprucing up your home entertainment center -all of which offer up HD video playback ranging from 720p to 1080p.

Roku is rolling out not one, but three new set-top boxes for sprucing up your home entertainment center -all of which offer up HD video playback ranging from 720p to 1080p.

Slightly larger than the new Apple TV being one inch tall and less than five inches wide, the Roku HD supports 720p HD video playback with an HDMI port around back and Composite A/V cables included in the box.

Continuing on to the Roku XD, this one bumps the playback compatibility to 1080p HD support and brings extended-range Wireless-N support.

Finally, there's the best (and most expensive) of the bunch: the Roku XDS. This one sports everything already mentioned, plus a component video output, optical audio output, and a USB port. The USB connectivity will grant owners the power to playback music and display photos via a USB player channel that will be ready as a free upgrade in November.

Roku boasts that the XD and the XDS actually pack an "industry first" for TV streaming devices: an Instant Replay button on the remote. Much like DVRs, viewers will be able to skip back in 10-second increments without a buffering delay.

Available immediately, the Roku HD, XD and XDS are retailing for $59.99, $79.99 and $99.99 respectively.

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