Apple TV 4K - Technical Specifications

Size and Weight
98mm 98mm 35mm

Height: 35mm

Width: 98mm

Depth: 98mm

Weight: 425g 425 grams1

35mm 136mm

Height: 136mm

Width: 35mm

Depth: 9.25mm

Weight: 63g 63 grams1




Apple TV 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 CEC3

Touch-enabled clickpad








Ports and Interfaces
Built-in power supply HDMI Gigabit Ethernet

HDMI 2.14

802.11ax Wi‑Fi 6 with MIMO; simultaneous dual band (2.4GHz and 5GHz)


Gigabit Ethernet

Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology

IR receiver

Built-in power supply


A12 Bionic 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 4K and HDR TV for 4K and HDR streaming

Requires acceptance of the software licence terms at

Requires HDMI cable (sold separately)

Video Formats

H.264/HEVC SDR video up to 2160p, 60 fps, Main/Main 10 profile

HEVC Dolby Vision (Profile 5)/HDR10 (Main 10 profile)/HLG up to 2160p, 60 fps

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, 640x480 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), E-AC-3 (Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 surround sound) and Dolby Atmos

Photo Formats



Compatible with HD and UHD TVs with HDMI4

Compatible with Bluetooth keyboards6


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 favourite entertainment.
Learn more

Features include:

  • VoiceOver
  • Zoom
  • Increase Contrast
  • Reduce Motion
  • Closed Caption and SDH Support
  • Audio Descriptions
  • Dictation
  • Switch Control
In the Box

Apple TV 4K

Apple TV Remote

Power cable

Lightning to USB Cable


Apple TV and the Environment

Apple TV 4K with Apple TV Remote is designed with the following features to reduce its environmental impact:7

See the Apple TV 4K Product Environmental Report

Apple TV 4K with Apple TV Remote is designed with the following features to reduce its environmental impact:7

See the Apple TV 4K Product Environmental Report

Made with better materials

  • 100 per cent recycled aluminium in the Apple TV Remote enclosure
  • 100 per cent recycled tin in the solder of the main logic board
  • 35 per cent or more recycled plastic in multiple components

Energy efficient

  • ENERGY STAR® certified8

Smarter chemistry9

  • Mercury-, BFR-, PVC- and beryllium-free

Green manufacturing

  • Apple’s Zero Waste Programme helps suppliers eliminate waste sent to landfill
  • All final assembly supplier sites are transitioning to 100 per cent renewable energy for Apple production

Responsible packaging

  • 100 per cent of virgin wood fibre comes from responsibly managed forests
  • Recyclable, majority-fibre packaging

Apple and the Environment

We’re committed to making our products without taking from the Earth, and to becoming carbon-neutral across our entire business, including products, by 2030.

See Apple’s commitment


Apple takes a holistic view of materials management and waste minimization.

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