Compare Apple TV models

(4th generation)

(3rd generation)

Price
Starting at $149
Starting at $69
Siri
Yes
No
App Store
Yes
No
Third-Party Controllers
Yes
No
Apple Music
Yes
No
Remote
  • Siri Remote
  • Glass Touch surface
  • Dual microphones for Siri
  • Accelerometer and gyroscope
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • IR transmitter
  • Lightning connector for charging
Dedicated Buttons
  • Menu
  • Home
  • Siri
  • Play/Pause
  • Volume Up
  • Volume Down
  • Apple Remote
  • IR transmitter
  • Replaceable lithium battery
Dedicated Buttons
  • Up
  • Down
  • Left
  • Right
  • Select
  • Menu
  • Play/Pause
Dimensions
and Weight
Height:
1.4 inches (35 mm)
Width:
3.9 inches (98 mm)
Depth:
3.9 inches (98 mm)
Weight:
15 ounces (425 g)1
Height:
0.9 inch (23 mm)
Width:
3.9 inches (98 mm)
Depth:
3.9 inches (98 mm)
Weight:
9.6 ounces (272 g)1
Audio

Dolby Digital Plus 7.1

Dolby Digital 5.1

Video

1080p

1080p

Processor

Apple dual-core A8 chip

Apple single-core A5 chip

Networking
  • 10/100BASE-T Ethernet
  • 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • 10/100BASE-T Ethernet
  • 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 4.0
Ports
  • HDMI 1.42
  • 10/100BASE-T Ethernet
  • IR receiver
  • USB-C (service only)
  • HDMI2
  • Optical audio
  • 10/100BASE-T Ethernet
  • IR receiver
  • Micro-USB (service only)
In the Box
  • Apple TV
  • Siri Remote
  • Power cord
  • Documentation
  • Lightning to USB Cable
  • Apple TV
  • Apple Remote
  • Power cord
  • Documentation