Size and Weight

  • Height: 0.9 inch (23 mm)
  • Width: 3.9 inches (98 mm)
  • Depth: 3.9 inches (98 mm)
  • Weight: 0.6 pound1

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, 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 subscription required to watch live and archived games.
  • NHL GameCenter Live subscription required to watch live and archived games.

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

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.