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Apple's 3rd generation Apple TV improves upon previous models with 1080p playback via an upgrade to the A5 processor and a new streamlined interface.


  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Mar. 16, 2012
  • Price at launch: $99.99


  • Width: 3.9 inches
  • Depth: 3.9 inches
  • Height: 0.9 inches
  • Weight: 0.6 pounds
  • Color: Black


  • Audio codecs supported: WAV, AAC, MP3, AIFF, Apple Lossless, Audible
  • Video codecs supported: H.264, MP4, M-JPEG
  • Media streaming: AirPlay, PC, Mac


  • Audio channels: 5.1
  • Max. video resolution: 1080p

Audio / Video

  • Internal storage: 8 GB

Storage / Data

  • HDMI output(s): 1
  • Digital optical audio output(s): 1

Output ports

  • Ethernet: 1
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Built-in Wi-Fi support: 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 4.0
  • USB: 1


  • Connection type: IR
  • Remote model: Apple Remote

Bundled remote control

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