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Apple TV 3gen specs

We are currently working on upgrading our specs, but here are some short details.

Size and Weight

Height: 0.9 inch (23 mm)
Width: 3.9 inches (98 mm)
Depth: 3.9 inches (98 mm)
Weight: 0.6 pound

Apple single-core A5 chip

System Requirements
Wi-Fi (802.11a, 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 buying or renting movies and buying TV shows. Netflix account for streaming Netflix content. For streaming media from a Mac or PC: iTunes 10.6 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. NHL GameCenter Live subscription required to watch live and archived games.

Ports and Interfaces

Optical audio
10/100BASE-T Ethernet
Built-in IR receiver
Micro-USB (for service and support)

Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n)

Built-in 6-watt universal power supply

Video Formats
H.264 video up to 1080p, 30 frames per second, High or Main Profile level 4.0 or lower, 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 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.

Audio Formats
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.

Photo Formats

TV Compatibility
Compatible with high-definition TVs with HDMI and capable of 1080p or 720p at 60/50Hz,2 including popular models from these manufacturers: Hitachi, JVC, LG, Mitsubishi, NEC, Panasonic, Philips, Pioneer, Samsung, Sharp, Sony, Toshiba, Vizio, Westinghouse.

In the box
Apple TV
Apple Remote
Power cord

MSRP: $99

If you are interested in using our specs commercially, check out our Digital Media Players specs database licensing page.

Description: The new Apple TV with 1080p HD gives you access to the best content — blockbuster movies, TV shows, sports, your music and photos, and more — right on your widescreen TV. You can even play content from your iOS devices on your TV using AirPlay.

Created by MG15 , Last update by MG15 , Mar 08, 2012


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