Apple TV 4K 2021 (6th Generation) is a digital media player that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2021 to 2022 as part of the Apple TV series. The TV box has been introduced on April 20, 2021, released on May 21, 2021, and its price started at $179.
Apple TV is a device that can receive digital data for visual and audio content such as music, video, video games, or the screen display of certain other devices, and play it on a connected television set or other video display.
The Sixth Generation of Apple TV features a 2.49 GHz Apple A12 Bionic processor with 64-bit architecture, 32 or 64 GB of flash storage, an all-new Siri Remote, and support for 2160p (4K) output, HDR10, Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos, Color Balance calibration, and HEVC hardware decoding.
This Apple TV has been discontinued on October 18, 2022, and replaced by the Apple TV 4K 2022.
Today Apple TV 4K 2021 is 21 months old!
Apple TV 4K 2021 Release Date and Original Price
|Introduced||April 20, 2021|
|Released||May 21, 2021|
|Discontinued||October 18, 2022|
|Order Number||MXGY2LL/A (32 GB)|
MXH02LL/A (64 GB)
|Original Price||$179 (32 GB)|
$199 (64 GB)
|Dimensions||1.4” H x 3.9” W x 3.9″ D|
3.55 cm H x 9.9 cm W x 9.9 cm D
|Processor||Apple A12 Bionic|
|Processor Speed||2.49 GHz|
|Number of Cores||6|
|Graphics Card||Apple G11P|
|Number of Cores||4|
|Ethernet||1 – 10/100/1000BASE-T|
|Wi-Fi||802.11ax Wi-Fi 6 with MIMO simultaneous dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz)|
|TV Capability||HD TV|
|Audio / Video||1 – HDMI 2.1|
|Audio Formats||HE-AAC (V1)|
AAC (up to 320 Kbps)
Protected AAC (from iTunes Store)
MP3 (up to 320 Kbps)
AC-3 (Dolby Digital 5.1)
E-AC-3 (Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 surround sound)
|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) 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, 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 Output||Dolby Digital Plus 7.1|
|Video Output||2160p (4K)|
|Peripherals||Siri Remote 2nd Generation|
|Power||13 W Power Supply|
Apple Support – Apple TV 4K (2nd generation): Technical Specifications