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Apple TV HD Datasheet

Apple TV HD
Source: apple.com – Apple TV HD

Apple TV HD (4th Generation) is a digital media player designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2015 to 2022 as part of the Apple TV series. The Apple TV box was introduced on September 9, 2015, and its price started at $149.

Apple TV is a device that can receive digital data for visual and audio content such as music, movies, video games, or the screen display of certain other devices, and play it on a connected television set or other video display.

The Fourth Generation of Apple TV features a Dual-Core 1.4 GHz Apple A8 processor with Quad-Core graphics, 2 GB of RAM, 32 GB or 64 GB of flash storage, a new Siri Remote, and Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 support. The new Apple TV also introduced support for 1080p video quality and a new user interface based on a brand new operating system tvOS 9.

On April 20, 2021, Apple announced the new Apple TV 4K 2021 with an all-new Siri Remote. Apple decided to discontinue the first generation Siri Remote and from April 30, 2021, all Apple TV HD were shipped with a new Siri Remote (2nd Gen) for the same price of $149.

This Apple TV box has been discontinued entirely on October 18, 2022, and replaced by the Apple TV 4K 2022. Today Apple TV HD is 8 years old!

Apple TV HD Details

IntroducedSeptember 9, 2015 – 8 years ago
ReleasedOctober 30, 2015 (Siri Remote 1st Generation) – 8 years ago
April 30, 2021 (Siri Remote 2nd Generation) – 3 years ago
DiscontinuedSeptember 12, 2017 (64 GB) – 6 years ago
October 18, 2022 (Entirely) – 19 months ago
Last Software UpdateMay 13, 2024 – 31 days ago
Time on the Market83 months (6 years)
Time of Support103 months (8 years)
Model IdentifierAppleTV5,3
Model NumberA1625
EMC2907
Order NumberMGY52LL/A (32 GB)
MLNC2LL/A (64 GB)
Original Price$149 (32 GB)
$199 (64 GB)
ColorsBlack
Weight0.94 Ibs.
426 Grams
Dimensions1.4” H x 3.9” W x 3.9″ D
3.55 cm H x 9.9 cm W x 9.9 cm D

Apple TV HD Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorApple A8
Processor Speed1.4 GHz
Number of Cores2

Storage

Storage32 GB
64 GB

Memory

Memory2 GB LPDDR3

Graphics

Graphics CardPowerVR 6XT GX6450
Number of Cores4

Display

Built-in DisplayN/A

Connections

Ethernet1 – 10/100BASE-T
Wi-Fi802.11ac with MIMO
BluetoothBluetooth 4.0
Infrared1 – For Apple Remote only
USB1 – USB-C (Service & Diagnostic only)
TV CapabilityCompatible with high-definition TVs with HDMI
Audio / Video1 – HDMI 1.4
AirPlayYes

Media

Audio FormatsHE-AAC (V1)
AAC (16 to 320 Kbps)
protected AAC (from iTunes Store)
MP3 (16 to 320 Kbps)
MP3 VBR
Audible (formats 2, 3 and 4)
Apple Lossless
AIFF
WAV
Dolby Digital 5.1
Dolby Digital Plus 7.1
Photo FormatsJPEG
GIF
TIFF
Video FormatsH.264 video up to 1080p, 60 frames per second, 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 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4 and .mov file formats
Audio OutputDolby Digital 5.1
Dolby Digital Plus 7.1
Video Output1080p

Software

Original OStvOS 9
Maximum OSThe latest release of tvOS
Intelligent AssistantSiri

Peripherals

PeripheralsSiri Remote

Power

Power11 W Power Supply

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