The new Apple TV 4K adds HDR10+, bumps the default storage capacities, and retains Ethernet solely on the dearer mannequin.
The new fashions value $129 for 64GB storage and Wi-Fi or $149 for 128GB storage and an Ethernet port. Prior fashions began at $179 for a 32GB mannequin. Both newer fashions run on the A15 Bionic, the chip that powers Apple’s iPhone 13 lineup. That ought to present a pace and responsiveness bump for individuals who sport on their Apple TV. It may even doubtless assist allow the latest HDR10+ output possibility, alongside Dolby Vision and the now-typical audio arrays of Dolby Atmos 7.1 and 5.1.
Apple is sticking with the much-improved silver aluminum slab distant design that could be a lot simpler to make use of and to seek out in a sofa than the prior black-glass touchpad mannequin. This third-generation distant fees with USB-C, changing the Lightning connection on the prior mannequin. Sadly, Apple has nonetheless not applied a Find My operate into the distant, nor does it supply a means for the distant to emit a sound to assist discover it.
Notably, the 2 Apple TV 4K choices have some substantial variations in addition to storage. The pricier mannequin is the one one that gives an Ethernet port, and it is the one one that can work as a border router with Thread smart home accessories.
The Apple TV 4K might be accessible on November 4, and you can preorder it now. We’ll add info as we study extra about this just-announced product.
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