Size and Weight

  • Height: 23 mm (0.9 inch)
  • Width: 98 mm (3.9 inches)
  • Depth: 98 mm (3.9 inches)
  • Weight: 272 g (0.6 pound)1

In the Box

  • Apple TV
  • Apple Remote
  • Power cord
  • Documentation

Processor

  • Apple single-core A5 chip

System Requirements

  • HDMI cable (sold separately).
  • High-definition TV with HDMI and capable of 1080p or 720p.2
  • Wi-Fi (802.11a, b, g or n) wireless network (wireless video streaming requires 802.11a, g or n) or 10/100BASE-T Ethernet network.
  • iTunes Store account for buying or renting movies, buying TV shows and buying music.
  • iCloud account for viewing photos and videos from iCloud photo stream and movies in iMovie Theater.
  • For streaming media from a Mac or PC: iTunes 10.6 or later; iTunes Store account for Home Sharing.
  • Netflix subscription required for streaming content.
  • MLB.TV, NBA.com League Pass Broadband, NHL GameCenter Live, MLS Live: subscription required to watch live and archived games. Content is subject to blackout restrictions.

Ports and Interfaces

  • HDMI2
  • Optical audio
  • 10/100BASE-T Ethernet
  • Built-in IR receiver
  • Micro-USB (for service and support)

Wireless

  • Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n)
  • Bluetooth support for Apple Wireless Keyboard (requires Apple TV software version 5.2 or later)

Power

  • Built-in 6-watt universal power supply

Environmental Requirements

  • Operating temperature: 0° to 35° C (32° to 95° F)
  • Storage temperature: -20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
  • Operating altitude: tested up to 3000 m (10,000 feet)

Video Formats

  • H.264 video up to 1080p, 30 frames per second, High or Main Profile level 4.0 or lower, 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 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4 and .mov file formats
  • Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format

Audio Formats

  • HE-AAC (V1), AAC (16 to 320 Kbps), protected AAC (from iTunes Store), MP3 (16 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3 and 4), Apple Lossless, AIFF and WAV; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound pass-through

Photo Formats

  • JPEG, GIF, TIFF

TV Compatibility

  • Compatible with high-definition TVs with HDMI and capable of 1080p or 720p at 60/50Hz,2 including popular models from these manufacturers: Hitachi, JVC, LG, Mitsubishi, NEC, Panasonic, Philips, Pioneer, Samsung, Sony, Sharp, Toshiba, Vizio, Westinghouse
  1. Weight varies by configuration and manufacturing process.
  2. Requires HDCP when playing protected content.
  3. PVC-free worldwide except in India and Thailand, where PVC-free AC power cords are not available.
  4. A sustained 8-Mbit/s or faster Internet connection is recommended for viewing 1080p high-definition movies and TV shows, 6-Mbit/s or faster for viewing 720p content, and 2.5‑Mbit/s or faster for standard-definition content. Internet connection speeds may vary depending on your ISP and other factors.
  5. Not all movies are available for purchase.
  6. Prices vary.

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