If your channel is experiencing low frame rate or laggy transitions, Processing Power is probably the culprit. The difference in CPU between the low end and high end Roku device is large, and will likely only continue to grow as new models are released. As such, it is important to keep in mind that the animation that runs smoothly on a Dallas might not look as good, or even work at all, on a Tyler.

Developers should be conscious of CPU intensive tasks and their impact on older devices.