Apple has announced the updated version of Apple TV 4K which is more powerful – powered by the A15 Bionic chip. According to the company, the newer chipset offers a 50 percent improvement in CPU performance, compared to the previous-generation Apple TV 4K. The notable addition would be HDR10+ support with Dolby Vision on the new Apple TV 4K.
The A15 Bionic chip also improves gameplay on the Apple TV 4K by making the experience smoother. The overall experience of using the newer generation Apple TV 4K will reportedly be better for all intents and purposes – making it one of the best choices for “everyone to enjoy on the biggest screen”.
“Apple TV 4K is the ultimate way for Apple users to enjoy their favorite entertainment on the largest screen in the home, and now more powerful than ever,” said Apple vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. Bob Borchers. “The new Apple TV 4K is unlike anything else in terms of seamless connectivity with other Apple devices, ease of use and access to great Apple content. It offers something for everyone in the family to love.”
Two configurations (Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + Ethernet)
The new Apple TV 4K is available in a Wi-Fi only configuration and a Wi-Fi + Ethernet configuration. The Ethernet model supports gigabit speed with fast networking and streaming, along with a thread mesh network protocol. The A15 Bionic chip makes the Apple TV 4K more energy efficient compared to the previous version of the device, while offering faster navigation, smoother UI animations and greater responsiveness.
The new Apple TV 4K will be available on November 4, 2022. The starting price of the device is set at $129 (USD) for the Wi-Fi-only model with 64 GB of storage. The Siri Remote comes with the Apple TV 4K and requires no additional purchase. The Wi-Fi + Ethernet version of the Apple TV 4K starts at $149 (USD) and comes with double the storage (128GB).