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Binge watch all day with the $39 Roku Streaming Stick

The Roku Streaming Stick media streaming device (opens in new tab) is down to $39 on Amazon, and it normally sells for around $49. We used to see these devices drop in price more often, but it has been months since the last deal.

If you want 4K content, Roku's 4K Streaming Stick Plus (opens in new tab) is also on sale today for $49. That's 18% off its street price and a match for the best deal we've seen in the last few months as well.

These are Roku's newest streaming devices, a refresh of previous models. Roku claims the processor in the new stick is 50% faster. The remote is also updated with voice control and a few extra buttons, including power and volume control. Roku supports hundreds of streaming apps (opens in new tab), including all your favorites like Netflix and HBO.

It comes with two AAA batteries, but you might consider adding some rechargeable batteries (opens in new tab) so you can just power them back up and keep on streaming when they get low.

Roku did announce new models (opens in new tab) that are similarly priced, but these Streaming Stick devices come with a more advanced remote that includes voice control. If you want the new model with a voice remote, you'd need to buy the Walmart-exclusive Roku Premiere Plus, which isn't out yet.

J.D. Levite has been in the deals game since 2012. He has posted daily deals at Gizmodo, The Wirecutter, The Sweethome, and now for Thrifter. He was there for the first Prime Day and has braved the full force of Black Friday. If you cut him, he bleeds savings. But don't try it for real. That's a metaphor.