Apple TV 4K (1st generation) - Technical Specifications
Size and Weight
Apple TV 4K
- Height: 1.4 inches (35 mm)
- Width: 3.9 inches (98 mm)
- Depth: 3.9 inches (98 mm)
- Weight: 15 ounces (425 g)1
Size & Weight
- Height: 4.88 inches (124 mm)
- Width: 1.5 inches (38 mm)
- Depth: 0.25 inch (6.3 mm)
- Weight: 1.59 ounces (45 g)1
- Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
- IR transmitter
- Accelerometer and three-axis gyro
- 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)
Ports and Interfaces
- HDMI 2.0a3
- 802.11ac Wi‑Fi with MIMO; simultaneous dual band (2.4GHz and 5GHz)
- Gigabit Ethernet
- Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology
- IR receiver
- Built‑in power supply
- A10X Fusion chip with 64-bit architecture
- 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 license terms at www.apple.com/legal/sla
- Requires HDMI cable (sold separately)
- H.264/HEVC SDR video up to 2160p, 60 fps, Main/Main 10 profile
- HEVC Dolby Vision (Profile 5)/HDR10 (Main 10 profile) up to 2160p
- 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
- 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
- HEIF, JPEG, GIF, TIFF
- Apple TV is compatible with HD and UHD TVs with HDMI3
- Apple TV is compatible with Bluetooth keyboards4
Accessibility features help people with disabilities get the most out of their Apple TV. With built-in support for vision, hearing, physical and motor skills, and learning and literacy, you can easily find and enjoy your favorite entertainment.
Learn more about Accessibility
- Increase Contrast
- Reduce Motion
- Closed Caption and SDH Support
- Audio Descriptions
- Siri and Dictation
- Switch Control
In the Box
- Apple TV 4K
- Siri Remote
- Power cord
- Lightning to USB cable
Apple TV and the Environment
Apple takes a complete product life cycle approach to determining our environmental impact.
Learn more about Apple TV and the Environment
Apple TV 4K and the Siri Remote are designed with the following features to reduce their environmental impact:
Apple TV 4K
- Meets ENERGY STAR 5.0 requirements
- Arsenic-free glass
- Recyclable aluminum enclosure
Apple and the Environment
Read our Product Environmental Reports for detailed information on the environmental performance of every Apple product.
- Weight varies by configuration and manufacturing process.
- 1GB = 1 billion bytes; actual formatted capacity less.
- Requires HDCP when playing protected content.
- Compatible with Magic Keyboard and Apple Wireless Keyboard (2011). Visit support.apple.com/en-us/HT201806 to find out which model you have.
- PVC-free worldwide except in India and Thailand, where PVC-free AC power cords are not available.
Services are not available in all countries or regions and are subject to change.