Apple TV 4K - Technical Specifications

Size and Weight

Apple TV 4K

  • Height: 1.4 inches (35 mm)
  • Width: 3.9 inches (98 mm)
  • Depth: 3.9 inches (98 mm)
  • Weight: 15 ounces (425 g)1

Siri Remote

  • Height: 4.88 inches (124 mm)
  • Width: 1.5 inches (38 mm)
  • Depth: 0.25 inch (6.3 mm)
  • Weight: 1.59 ounces (45 g)1

Capacity

  • 32GB2
  • 64GB2

Siri Remote

  • Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
  • IR transmitter
  • Accelerometer and three-axis gyro
  • Lightning connector for charging
  • Rechargeable battery providing months of battery life on a single charge (with typical daily usage)
  • Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter (sold separately)

Dual microphones for Siri, Touch surface, Menu, Siri, Play/Pause, TV/Home, Volume
 

Ports and Interfaces

  • HDMI 2.0a3
  • 802.11ac Wi‑Fi with MIMO; simultaneous dual band (2.4GHz and 5GHz)
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology
  • IR receiver
  • Built‑in power supply

Processor

  • A10X Fusion chip with 64-bit architecture

System Requirements

  • iTunes purchasing and renting and Home Sharing require iTunes Store account
  • Requires 802.11 wireless, Ethernet network, or Broadband Internet access
  • Requires 4K and HDR TV for 4K and HDR streaming
  • Requires acceptance of the software license terms at www.apple.com/legal/sla
  • Requires HDMI cable (sold separately)

Video Formats

  • H.264/HEVC SDR video up to 2160p, 60 fps, Main/Main 10 profile
  • HEVC Dolby Vision (Profile 5)/HDR10 (Main 10 profile) up to 2160p
  • H.264 Baseline Profile level 3.0 or lower with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats
  • MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 fps, Simple profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats

Audio Formats

  • HE-AAC (V1), AAC (up to 320 Kbps), protected AAC (from iTunes Store), MP3 (up to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Apple Lossless, FLAC, AIFF, and WAV; AC-3 (Dolby Digital 5.1) and E-AC-3 (Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 surround sound)

Photo Formats

  • HEIF, JPEG, GIF, TIFF

Compatibility

  • Apple TV is compatible with HD and UHD TVs with HDMI3
  • Apple TV is compatible with Bluetooth keyboards4

Accessibility

Accessibility features help people with disabilities get the most out of their Apple TV. With built-in support for vision, hearing, physical and motor skills, and learning and literacy, you can easily find and enjoy your favorite entertainment. Learn more

Features include:

  • VoiceOver
  • Zoom
  • Increase Contrast
  • Reduce Motion
  • Closed Caption and SDH Support
  • Audio Descriptions
  • Siri and Dictation
  • Switch Control

In the Box

  • Apple TV 4K
  • Siri Remote
  • Power cord
  • Lightning to USB cable
  • Documentation

Apple TV and the Environment

Apple takes a complete product life cycle approach to determining our environmental impact. Learn more

Apple TV 4K and the Siri Remote are designed with the following features to reduce their environmental impact:

Apple TV 4K

  • BFR-free
  • PVC-free5
  • Meets ENERGY STAR 5.0 requirements

Siri Remote

  • Arsenic-free glass
  • BFR-free
  • PVC-free5
  • Recyclable aluminum enclosure

Apple and the Environment
Learn more about Apple’s dedication to reducing the environmental impact of our products and process. Or read our Product Environmental Reports for detailed information on the environmental performance of every Apple product.

Apple GiveBack
Ready to let go of your old Apple TV? Just give it to us, and we’ll help you recycle it responsibly for free. Good for you. Good for the planet. Learn more about Apple GiveBack.


  1. Weight varies by configuration and manufacturing process.
  2. 1GB = 1 billion bytes; actual formatted capacity less.
  3. Requires HDCP when playing protected content.
  4. Compatible with Magic Keyboard and Apple Wireless Keyboard (2011). Visit https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201806 to find out which model you have.
  5. PVC-free worldwide except in India and Thailand, where PVC-free AC power cords are not available.

Services are not available in all countries or regions and are subject to change.

Published Date: Apr 23, 2018