Apple TV HD - Technical Specifications

Size and Weight
3.9 inches (98 mm) 3.9 inches (98 mm) 1.4 inches (35 mm)

Height: 1.4 inches 35 millimeters

Width: 3.9 inches 98 millimeters

Depth: 3.9 inches 98 millimeters

Weight: 15 ounces 425 grams1

1.4 inches (35 mm) 5.4 inches (136 mm)

Height: 5.4 inches 136 millimeters

Width: 1.4 inches 35 millimeters

Depth: 0.36 inch 9.25 millimeters

Weight: 2.2 ounces 63 grams 1

Capacity

32 gigabytes2

Siri Remote

Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology

IR transmitter

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)

Control your TV or receiver via IR or CEC.3

Microphone for Siri

Touch-enabled clickpad

Back

Play/Pause

Mute

Power

Siri

TV/Home

Volume

Ports and Interfaces
USB-C Built-in power supply HDMI 10/100 Ethernet

HDMI 1.44

802.11ac Wi-Fi with MIMO

10/100BASE-T Ethernet

Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology

IR receiver

USB-C for service and support

Built-in power supply

Processor

A8 chip with 64-bit architecture

System Requirements

Purchases, rentals, and Home Sharing require an Apple ID that you use for the App Store and other Apple services.

Requires 802.11 wireless, Ethernet network, or broadband internet access

Requires acceptance of the software license terms at apple.com/legal/sla

Requires HDMI cable (sold separately)

Video Formats

HEVC SDR up to 1080p, 30 fps, Main/Main 10 profile

H.264 video up to 1080p, 60 fps, High or Main Profile level 4.2 or lower

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 HD is compatible with HDTVs with HDMI4

Apple TV HD is compatible with Bluetooth keyboards5

Accessibility

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

Features include:

  • VoiceOver
  • Zoom
  • Bold Text
  • Increase Contrast
  • Reduce Motion
  • Closed Caption and SDH Support
  • Accessibility Shortcut
  • Siri and Dictation
In the Box

Apple TV HD

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 HD with Siri Remote is designed with the following features to reduce its environmental impact:

Apple TV HD with Siri Remote

  • BFR‑free
  • PVC‑free6
  • Beryllium-free
  • Meets ENERGY STAR requirements

Apple and the Environment

Read our Product Environmental Reports for detailed information on the environmental performance of every Apple product.

Apple Trade In

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.

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