Apple reveals 1080p Apple TV: $ninety nine, arrives March sixteenth
It seems to be like we have been blind-sided a bit of by that decidedly iPad-esque invite, as a result of Apple has one thing extra for us — it is simply introduced the newest iteration of Apple TV and it might do 1080p video. The brand new UI inches barely nearer to iOS territory, with a splash of latest shade and an entire vary of third-get together apps prepared to play with the brand new field. This consists of entry to Photograph Stream alongside previous favorites like Netflix, Flickr and YouTube. Anticipate improved connectivity to the iCloud (together with your film content material) and higher integration of your iTunes playlists immediately from the refreshed UI. The excellent news: the worth goes nowhere — the brand new mannequin matches the 2010 model at $ninety nine. The dangerous? You will have to attend till subsequent week to get your palms on one. Pre-orders begin in the present day.%Gallery-150078%%Gallery-150056%
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New Apple TV Options iTunes Films and TV Exhibits, Netflix, Pictures & Extra in HD SAN FRANCISCO-March 7, 2012-Apple® at this time introduced the brand new Apple TV® that includes 1080p programming together with iTunes® films and TV exhibits, Netflix, Vimeo, photographs and extra in HD. With iTunes within the Cloud, clients should purchase and play their favourite films and TV exhibits from the iTunes Retailer® and watch them immediately on their HD TV. The brand new Apple TV includes a easier, refined consumer interface making it simpler than ever to entry your bought films, TV exhibits and music with iTunes Match℠ proper from iCloud®. With AirPlay®, customers can stream or mirror their favourite content material from their iPad® or iPhone® 4S to Apple TV.
“Individuals are going to like streaming films and TV exhibits in 1080p with the brand new Apple TV, and photographs look lovely displayed on the most decision of your TV,” stated Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice chairman of Worldwide Advertising. “Apple TV is simpler than ever to make use of with its new icon-based mostly interface and the power to entry your bought films, TV exhibits and music proper from iCloud.”
Apple TV customers can select from an unimaginable choice of programming together with over 15,000 films and over ninety,000 TV episodes on the iTunes Retailer. Apple TV additionally presents nice content material from Netflix’s streaming catalog, reside sports activities from MLB, NBA and NHL in addition to Web content material from Vimeo, YouTube and Flickr.*
With iCloud, you should purchase films and TV exhibits on Apple TV and watch them in your iPhone, iPad, iPod contact®, Mac® or PC. iCloud additionally shops pictures and pushes them wirelessly to all of your units together with your HD TV by way of Apple TV. iCloud supplies an extremely straightforward solution to get on the spot entry to your whole content material, regardless of which system is getting used.
iPhone, iPad and iPod contact customers can use AirPlay to stream music, pictures and movies from their units on to their HD TV with Apple TV. iPhone 4S or iPad customers can use AirPlay Mirroring to point out the display of their gadget proper on their HD TV, permitting them to stream net pages, spreadsheets and even video games.**
Apple TV makes it straightforward to take pleasure in iTunes video, music and photograph libraries out of your pc proper in your HD TV-and with iCloud you’ll be able to immediately take pleasure in content material that was bought in your iPhone, iPad or iPod contact as properly. iTunes Match clients can now play their complete music library from iCloud-even songs they’ve imported from CDs. Customers also can management Apple TV with their iPhone, iPad or iPod contact utilizing the Distant app, out there as a free obtain on the App Retailer&commerce; (www.itunes.com/appstore).
Pricing & Availability Apple TV will probably be out there on Friday, March sixteen for a recommended retail worth of $ninety nine (US) by means of the Apple on-line retailer, Apple’s retail shops and Apple Approved Resellers. Apple TV requires iTunes 10.5 or later. Apple TV requires an 802.11g/n Wi-Fi community or Ethernet community, a broadband Web connection and a HD TV able to 1080p or 720p and an HDMI cable that’s bought individually. iTunes film and TV present availability varies by nation. Second era Apple TV customers can set up the brand new Apple TV consumer interface by way of a free software program replace, out there at the moment. Third era Apple TV hardware is required to play 1080p video.
- Key specs
- Sort Audio / video participant
- Video providers iTunes, Netflix, YouTube, Different
- Audio providers iTunes
- Video codec help h.264 / AVC, Movement JPEG, MPEG-four, Quicktime
- Audio codec help AAC, MP3, WAV
- Video outputs HDMI (1&#one hundred sixty;outputs)
- Audio outputs by way of HDMI, TOSLINK (optical)
- Launched 2012-03-sixteen