Apple TV 4K Key Features and shortcomings


Apple TV 4k was recently updated to tvOS 11.2 and now Amazon's recently launched Prime Video app and Apple's own TV app are rolling out internationally. Let's see what's the main features and shortcomings of Apple TV 4K.

Apple TV 4K Key Features​

  • Video Formats: HD/4K Dolby Vision and HDR10
  • Audio Format: Dolby Digital 5.1/Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 Surround Sound
  • Chipset: Apple A10X Fusion chip, 64-bit architecture
  • Memory: 3GB RAM and 32GB or 64GB storage
  • Connectivity: 802.11ac W-iFi with MIMO; simultaneous dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Gigabit Ethernet and Bluetooth 5.0
  • Remote: Slightly redesigned Siri remote
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Major cons of Apple TV 4K​

  • Expensive
  • Remote still has ergonomic flaws
  • Apple-controlled ecosystem means this isn't for everyone
  • No Dolby Atmos
  • No 4K Youtube
  • Currently Amazon Prime non-UHD content is stereo only

How do you think of Apple TV 4K? Discuss below.