Apple TV 4K now officially announced

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Aside from the iPhones and Smartwaches, Apple also announced a new Apple TV, that now support 4K and HDR videos. Like the Apple Watch, the Apple TV 4K still supports that same form factor, the same symmetrical remote.

Apple TV 4K specs;

  • 64-bit A10X Fusion processor
  • 32 GB / 64 GB SSD storage
  • Ports: HDMI 2.0, dual band 802.11ac WiFi with MIMO (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Gigabit Ethernet
  • Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology
  • IR receiver
  • Dimension: 35 mm x 98 mm x 98 mm
  • Weight: 425 g
  • Built-in power supply

Siri remote:

  • Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
  • IR transmitter
  • Accelerometer and three-axis gyro
  • Lightning connector for charging
  • Rechargeable battery taht can last up to a month of regular use

Most of the updates are with the features and services than internal components of the device.

Notable features;

  • Support for both Dolby Vision and HDR10
  • Built-in high-performance 4K video scaler makes HD content look better than ever on a 4K TV.
  • Always outputting to the highest resolution possible allows viewers to get the most out of their TV, whether it’s an older HDTV or the latest 4K Dolby Vision OLED.
  • Automatic detection of a 4K TV’s capabilities optimizes setup for the best quality picture.
  • Live News and Sports

During the keynote, Apple will automatic upgrade movies in your iTunes library to 4K HDR without any additional cost.

Apple TV 4K 32 GB will retail for $179 (US) or $199 (US) for 64GB. The 32GB 4th generation Apple TV will still be available at $149 (US). Apple TV 4K will be available for pre-order this Friday, September 15, 2017, the device will be in store next week.

Last modified: September 14, 2017

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