Apple Announces Apple TV 4K with Dolby Vision and HDR

Along with the new iPhone’s, Apple has also introduced the new Apple TV 4K with support for both 4K and High Dynamic Range (HDR). Apple TV 4K lets you watch movies and shows in 4K HDR quality and also offers you content from apps such as Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video etc. You can even stream live sports and news. iTunes users will get automatic upgrades of HD content in their existing iTunes library to 4K HDR without any additional cost. The TV app supports over 60 services on Apple TV and iOS devices and also lets you use your iOS device to control HomeKit enabled accessories remotely with the Home app.

Apple TV 4K

The Apple TV 4K is powered by the 64 Bit Apple A10X Fusion chip which is the same chip that powers iPad Pro. It is also getting the AirPlay 2 support later this year that allows you to control multiple AirPlay 2-compatible speakers as well as your home theater speakers. The bundled new Siri Remote supports Bluetooth 4.0 and equipped with IR transmitter, Accelerometer, and three-axis gyro sensor. You can charge the Siri remote using the supplied Lightning cable and as per Apple, a single charge will provide months of battery life with typical daily usage. Starting this month, TV app will be available in Australia, Canada, in addition to the U.S. and it will expand to France, Germany, Norway, Sweden and the UK by end of the year.

Apple TV 4K priced at ₹14,900 (US $179) for 32GB and ₹17,900 (US $199) for 64GB. It will be available in the U.S. from, Apple Stores and also through select Apple Authorized Resellers and carriers. Pre-orders begin in the U.S. starting September 15 and shipping begins September 22. Pre-orders in India begins on the same the day as the U.S. i.e. September 15 via Apple Authorized Resellers with sales beginning later in the month.

Apple TV 4K Specifications

  • Siri Remote
  • A10X Fusion Chipset, 64Bit
  • Capacity – 32GB, 64GB
  • Connectivity, Dual-band WiFi ac, Bluetooth 5.0
  • Ports – HDMI 2.0, IR Receiver, Power Supply, Ethernet
  • Compatibility – HD and UHD TV’s with HDMI, Bluetooth Keyboards
  • Dimensions (Device) – 35 x 98 x 98 mm, 425g
  • Dimensions (Remote) – 124 x 38 x 6.3 mm, 45g
  • Requirements – WiFi or Ethernet, 4K TV for 4K Streaming, HDMI Cable
  • In the Box – Device, Power Cord, Lightning to USB Cable, Manuals

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