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Apple TV

Updated on February 11, 2013

Apple TV Reviews

Thinking about stepping into the future and buying yourself an Apple TV, well before you make your mind about it check out the review, video review, specs and see what other people think about this new device right here.

Apple TV Reviews

Apple TV Specs

Apple TV System requirements

Apple TV Specs

Wi-Fi (802.11 a, b, g, or n) wireless network (wireless video streaming requires 802.11a, g or n) or 10/100BASE-T Ethernet network

iTunes Store account for renting movies and TV shows

Netflix account for streaming Netflix content

For streaming media from a Mac or PC:

iTunes 10.2 or later; iTunes Store account for Home Sharing

MLB.TV subscription required to watch live and archived games League Pass Broadband subscription required to watch live and archived games

Apple TV Ports and interfaces

Apple TV Specs


Optical audio

10/100BASE-T Ethernet

Built-in IR receiver

Micro-USB (for service and support)

Apple TV Video formats

Apple TV Specs

H.264 video up to 720p, 30 frames per second, Main Profile level 3.1 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

Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format

Apple TV Audio formats supported

Apple TV Specs

HE-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, and WAV; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound pass-through

Apple TV Photo formats

Apple TV Specs


Apple TV - TV compatibility

Apple TV Specs

Compatible with high-definition TVs with HDMI and capable of 720p 60/50Hz,2 including popular models from these manufacturers: Hitachi, JVC, LG, Mitsubishi, NEC, Panasonic, Philips, Pioneer, Samsung, Sony, Sharp, Toshiba, Vizio, Westinghouse

What do you think about the Apple TV - Apple TV Comments

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      baby-strollers 6 years ago

      That thing is really cool, I think it's time I buy one.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Really awesome lens! Blessed by a squidoo angel on 6/29/2011. Have a great day!