Apple today announced the next-generation Apple TV 4K with A15 Bionic chip and support for HDR10+.
Here’s the summary of what’s new in the new Apple TV 4K:
- The new Apple TV 4K is available in two configurations: Apple TV 4K (Wi-Fi) with 64GB storage and Apple TV 4K (Wi-Fi + Ethernet), which offers support for Gigabit Ethernet, Thread mesh networking protocol and 128GB storage.
- A15 Bionic chip delivers 50% faster CPU performance and 30% GPU performance.
- Apple TV 4K now supports HDR10+, in addition to Dolby Vision. It also supports Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital 7.1, or Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound for immersive audio.
- With the Siri Remote, users enjoy a touch-enabled clickpad that provides speed, fluidity, and precise control to easily navigate the UI.
- This fall, tvOS 16 will include updates to Siri. You can use voice to control Apple TV and interact with the results. Siri on Apple TV features a complete redesign, and will be able to recognize each user’s voice. By using the Siri Remote and asking “What should I watch?” users can get tailored recommendations.
- With Thread networking support, Apple TV 4K (Wi-Fi + Ethernet) connects compatible Thread-based smart home accessories reliably and securely.
- Apple TV 4K is also an essential building block for Matter, the new smart home connectivity standard that enables a wide variety of accessories to work together seamlessly across platforms, helping to fulfill the true vision of a smart home.
Pricing and Availability
- The new Apple TV 4K with Siri Remote will be available starting at $129 (US).
- Customers can order the new Apple TV 4K beginning today, with availability starting Friday, November 4, in more than 30 countries and regions, including the US.
- The Siri Remote has the same beloved design and functionality as the previous generation, and adopts USB-C for charging. It is included with the new Apple TV 4K, or can be purchased separately for $59 (US) starting today, and is compatible with all generations of Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD.