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Despite major improvements, especially with the Siri remote control, 2021. Apple TV 4K is still a fairly expensive set-top streaming device priced at $ 179. If you’ve been waiting for a sale to buy one, you can buy it right away for $ 150 on Amazon – the lowest price we’ve seen so far.
With Engadget Review with a rating of 90, the Apple TV 4K for 2021 is one of the best available high-end portable boxes, especially if you’re in Apple’s ecosystem. The A12 Bionic processor delivers performance faster than ever and supports Dolby Atmos sound, 60 fps Dolby Vision, AirPlay 3 and screen mirroring. With HomeKit support, you can also ask Siri to do things like show videos or open a smart lock.
The biggest improvement over the last model is the redesigned Siri remote control. It’s bigger and less difficult to use, but it’s also touch-sensitive so you can easily swipe your finger between options. Better yet, Apple’s voice assistant Siri actually works well with Apple TV 4K, skillfully handling commands like “Play The Morning Show” or “Show Me Some New Horror Movies”.
As mentioned, the biggest drawback is the price. Most competing products are cheaper, even top models like the Roku Ultra that is currently available on sale for $ 66. Other options are much smaller, like Google’s Chromecast with Google TV which finally comes with a remote (currently $ 39) or Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K, currently on sale for $ 35. Still, the Apple TV 4K is full of useful features, especially for Apple users, and today’s offering is the best we’ve seen so far.
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