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Announced: Apple TV 4K (2021)

On 20 April 2021, Apple announced an updated Apple TV 4K. This new model has a A12 Bionic Chip processor, so it processes high definition images quickly and displays them on your TV smoothly. The Apple TV 4K is aimed at high-quality content with HDR and Dolby Vision support. In addition, the Apple TV 4K has a new Siri Remote and HDMI 2.1 connector.

Availability: when will it be available?

From 30 April, the Apple TV 4K will be available for regular sale. Keep an eye on our update page for the latest news.

Apple TV 4K

The Apple TV 4K has an A12 Bionic Chip processor that's more powerful than its predecessor. As a result, the Apple TV 4K supports movies and games with 60Hz, so moving images appear on your TV smoothly. In addition, this media player supports Dolby Vision for AirPlay. That means the videos you record with your iPhone 12 Pro look how they're intended. With the right HDMI cable, you can transfer high-quality images and sounds to your TV and peripherals via the HDMI 2.1 connector. The new Siri Remote has a clickpad that you can use to easily scroll through all of the menus. You press the Siri button on the side to operate the Apple TV 4K with voice controls. The storage hasn't changed much compared to this TV's predecessor, since there's a 32GB version and a 64GB version.

Difference with previous Apple TV 4K

How does the new Apple TV 4K (2021) differ from its predecessor, the Apple TV 4K? We've listed the differences for you.

  • A12 Bionic Chip, a powerful processor that processes high-quality images smoothly.
  • Color Balance to set up the colors of your TV to display HDR and Dolby Vision content optimally on the Apple TV 4K.
  • New Apple TV Remote that makes it easier to operate your Apple TV 4K.
  • HDMI 2.1 connector to transfer high-quality images and sounds.


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