Apple needs to redeem itself with an affordable 4k/HDR Apple TV

Apple needs to redeem itself with an affordable 4k/HDR Apple TV

Apple needs to redeem itself with an affordable 4k/HDR Apple TV

Both Google and Amazon offer 4K streaming devices and most 4K TVs now offer some form of 4K support for Netflix and Amazon Prime Instant Video.

During Apple's Special Event, the company announced that Apple TV 4K would allow you to buy 4K movies from iTunes for the same price as HD films. The Apple TV 4K, meanwhile, starts at $179 (and even the 1080p Apple TV is a hefty $149).

The dimensions and physical make up of the Apple TV 4K appear to be unchanged. Check out the slides below to learn more about what the current Apple TV can do. The box will also support HDR video, which shows a more accurate representation of colors.

Apple announced a few new features coming to the TV app that hadn't been mentioned before, specifically support for live sports and news. In 2015, the company unveiled a costly update with a new Siri-power remote.

Apple has also updated its TV app, which now incorporates live TV shows, sports and news.

With prices of Rs 15,900 for 32GB and Rs 17,900 for 64GB, Apple TV 4K would deliver sharp, crisp images, richer, more true-to-life colour and greater detail in both dark and bright scenes, the company said in a statement. All of these features will carry over to the Apple TV 4K.

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The big news, however, is that Apple will finally be bringing in Amazon original content to the platform, something that had hitherto been absent.

The Apple TV can now be used to control your HomePod device.

Apple is hosting the fall 2017 product launches at its new headquarters campus in Cupertino, Calif., in the first event held in the Steve Jobs Theater. The Apple TV 4K will be available across 21 countries. Apple TV also enables viewing photos and videos via iPhone or iPad in 4K resolution.

"Streaming via Apple TV requires an Apple TV (2nd or 3rd generation) with software 6.2 or later or an Apple TV (4th generation)", Apple noted. Apple sold a mere 1 billion iPhones in 10 years but a new breakthrough is expected to generate more than 27 billion devices in just 3 years, creating a $1.7 trillion market.

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