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Apple TV HD (4th Gen) Specs

Apple TV HD (4th Gen) Specs
Launch Price.

Brand: Apple
Category: Apple TV
  • Processor Apple A8 chip
  • Power Built-in universal 11 W power supply
  • Weight 15 ounces (425 g)
  • Original Price $149 - $199
Apple TV HD (4th Gen)
Apple TV HD 4th Gen Technical Specifications

Product Brand: Apple

Editor's Rating:


  • Affordable compared to other Apple TV models.
  • Features an intuitive and user-friendly interface with access to the Apple TV app and Apple Music.
  • Supports AirPlay for streaming content from other Apple devices.
  • Includes a Siri Remote with touch-enabled clickpad and dedicated Siri button.
  • Compatible with a wide range of streaming services and apps.
  • Available in 32GB and 64GB storage options.


  • Lacks support for 4K resolution and HDR.
  • Limited processing power compared to newer models.
  • No Ethernet port for wired internet connection, only supports Wi-Fi.
  • Limited gaming capabilities compared to dedicated gaming consoles.
  • No support for Dolby Vision Atmos sound.

Apple TV HD (4th Gen) Specifications

The Apple TV HD (4th Gen) is a streaming device that allows users to access a variety of content such as movies, TV shows, and music through various streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, and Apple Music. It was released in 2015 and was the first model to introduce the tvOS operating system.


The Apple TV HD (4th Gen) has a small, black rectangular design measuring 3.9 inches on each side and 1.4 inches in height. It features a matte finish and a single light on the front to indicate power. The device has a single HDMI port for connection to a TV and a power port for the included power cord.


The Apple TV HD (4th Gen) is powered by a dual-core A8 chip, which allows for smooth navigation and quick app launches. It also features 2GB of RAM and comes with storage options of either 32GB or 64GB, depending on the user’s needs.

Video and Audio:

The Apple TV HD (4th Gen) supports 1080p resolution video playback and Dolby Digital 7.1 surround sound for an immersive audio experience. It also includes an HDMI 1.4 port, allowing it to connect to a wide range of TVs.


The Apple TV HD (4th Gen) runs on the tvOS operating system, which allows for a user-friendly interface and easy navigation. It also features the App Store, where users can download various apps and games, and access to Siri, Apple’s voice assistant, for voice commands and search.


The Apple TV HD (4th Gen) includes a Siri Remote, which features a glass touchpad for easy navigation and can be used for voice commands. It also includes a built-in accelerometer and gyroscope, allowing for motion controls in games and other apps.

Price and Availability:

The Apple TV HD (4th Gen) was released in 2015 and is still available for purchase. The 32GB model is priced at $149, while the 64GB model is priced at $199.

Overall, the Apple TV HD (4th Gen) offers a reliable streaming experience with smooth navigation, access to a wide range of content, and a user-friendly interface. Its affordable price point makes it a popular choice for those looking to upgrade their home entertainment setup.

Full Technical Specifications

Apple TV Technical Specifications

Announced 09 September, 2015
Released 26 October, 2015
Generation 4th
Family Apple TV
Model identifier Apple TV5.3
Processor Type Apple A8 chip with 64-bit architecture
CPU Properties 1.5 GHz dual-core Apple A8
GPU Properties Apple A8 (PowerVR Series 6XT GX6450)
Storage Capacity 32 or 64 GB NAND flash
Colors Black
Size 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)
Power Built-in universal 11 W power supply
Inside the box Apple TV HD
Siri Remote
Power cord
Lightning to USB cable
Initial operating system tvOS 9.0[168] (based on iOS 9)
Current operating system tvOS 16.3 (based on iOS 16.3)
Wireless Features Wi-Fi 5 (802.11a/b/g/n/ac) (dual-band, 867 Mbit/s)
Bluetooth 4.0
Infrared receiver
Case type Cuboid
Ports HDMI 1.4
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
Video formats supported 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 supported 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 supported HEIF, JPEG, GIF, TIFF
TV compatibility Apple TV HD is compatible with HDTVs with HDMI
Apple TV HD is compatible with Bluetooth keyboards
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)
Features Voice-over
Bold Text
Increase Contrast
Reduce Motion
Closed Caption and SDH Support
Accessibility Shortcut
Siri and Dictation

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