Apple TV 4K (5th Generation) is a digital media player that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2017 to 2021 as part of the Apple TV series. The TV box has been introduced on September 12, 2017, 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 Fifth Generation of Apple TV features a Six-Core 2.3 GHz Apple A10X Fusion processor with Twelve-Core graphics, 3 GB of RAM, 32 or 64 GB of flash storage, a Siri Remote, and support for 2160p (4K) output, HDR10, Dolby Vision, and HEVC hardware decoding. Dolby Atmos support was added in tvOS 12.
This Apple TV has been discontinued on April 20, 2021.
Today Apple TV 4K is 5 years old!
Apple TV 4K Release Date and Original Price
|Introduced||September 12, 2017|
|Released||September 22, 2017|
|Discontinued||April 20, 2021|
|Order Number||MQD22LL/A (32 GB)|
MP7P2LL/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 A10X Fusion|
|Processor Speed||2.3 GHz|
|Number of Cores||6 (3 – high-performance and 3 – high-efficiency)|
|Memory||3 GB LPDDR4|
|Graphics Card||PowerVR Series|
|Number of Cores||12|
|Ethernet||1 – 10/100/1000BASE-T|
|Wi-Fi||802.11ac with MIMO simultaneous dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz)|
|TV Capability||HD TV|
|Audio / Video||1 – HDMI 2.0a|
|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, 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)|
|Original OS||tvOS 11.0|
|Maximum OS||The latest release of tvOS|
|Power||13 W Power Supply|
Apple Support – Apple TV 4K (1st generation): Technical Specifications