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Apple TV 4K is Finally Here – Everything to Expect and More

The long awaited update to Apple TV is finally released – and here’s everything you need to know.

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The next-generation Apple TV 4K promises to be more powerful, entertaining and has upped the ante on its cinematic quality. Powered by the A15 Bionic chip, the new Apple TV 4K delivers an unparalleled performance and more fluid gameplay – featuring an endless repertoire of entertainment options for everyone in the family to enjoy on the biggest screen at home.

Bolstered with HDR10+ and Dolby Vision on Apple TV 4K, users can now watch their favourite movies and TV shows in the best quality across more TV screens. Apple TV 4K now supports more seamless integration with other Apple devices and services throughout the house to magically transform any living space into a smart home hub.

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Boasting a more compact and sleek design, the new Apple TV 4K is powered by the A15 Bionic chip, making it more powerful and energy efficient. Its CPU performance is now up to 50% faster than the previous generation, delivering snappier UI animations, faster navigation and better responsiveness. Its GPU performance is also now up to 30% faster than the previous generation for even more seamless gameplay.

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HDR10+ is now available in addition to Dolby Vision to expand on rich visual quality, producing eye-popping details and vibrant colors across more TVs. Users can now also enjoy a full fledged home theatre experience with Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital 7.1, or Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound for the most immersive audio experience ever.

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The updated Siri Remote allows users to enjoy a touch-enabled clickpad that provides precise control to easily navigate the simple and elegant user interface of Apple TV. Siri is also smartly configured on the Siri Remote such that you would not need to say ‘Hey Siri’ and trigger all your other Apple devices’ Siri function. This game changer allows you to simply ask ‘Who are the actors in this show’ and Siri would cleverly serve up the Cast bio on the right side of your TV screen without you having to manually check on Safari!

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Enjoy a fun-filled lineup of holidays shows, from the new musical ‘Spirited‘, a re-imagined version of A Christmas Carol starring Will Ferrell and Ryan Reynolds, to favourites with ‘Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special‘ and more! Specifically for the Christmas season, Apple TV+ will be providing a special free window for non-subscribers to stream the iconic holiday special ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas‘ from 22 – 25 December 2022.

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Arguably one of the most exciting updates is Apple Music Sing, which is also easily accessible on your Apple TV 4K. Select your favourite artists with time-synced lyrics on your Apple TV and harness the power in being able to mute the original singer’s voice to fully realise your karaoke potential. Imagine having your loved ones over for gatherings and being able to belt out all your favourite songs with Apple Musictogether!

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Apple Arcade on Apple TV 4K features award-winning premium games, with all-new titles and major content updates added weekly. Players can now pair popular game controllers to enjoy hit titles like ‘NBA 2K23 Arcade Edition’ and ‘Jetpack Joyride 2’, along with all-time favourites like ‘Sneaky Sasquatch’ and ‘Warped Kart Racers‘ with a new multiuser mode.

The new Apple TV 4K is now available in 2 configurations: Apple TV 4K (Wi-Fi), which offers 64GB of storage; and Apple TV 4K (Wi-Fi + Ethernet), which offers support for Gigabit Ethernet for fast networking and streaming, Thread mesh networking protocol to connect even more smart home accessories, and twice the storage space for apps and games (128GB). Starting from S$199, you can now go to the Apple Store to check it out!


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