Apple T.V 4th Generation: Pros, Cons, Usability And Features: Last year (2015) Apple had launched its next generation tv a.k.a Apple T.V.(4th gen) Apple say that it can change the way how we see tv with many new features which comes new as compared to its predecessor. Apple tv takes the level of watching television whole new level by adding Apps which is now very usual thing that many of our devices supports and we need apps for enhance the productivity of any devices. Apple adopted this mindset and launched Apps store for Apple TV. Apple also make new OS for called tvOS which now running its 2nd version. Productivity of Apple tv had never seen before with the introduction of apps and games now people love to spend their time Apple TV.

Apple T.V 4th Generation
Apple T.V 4th Generation

Apple T.V 4th Generation: Pros, Cons, Usability And Features:

Apple reinvent the Apple TV from top to bottom as new TV remote have touch glass panel which helps swipe around the interface , remote also have microphone to understand Siri command , Apple adds the A8 chipset to make it compatible for any kind of purpose like gaming and any type of multitasking. By introduction of these new features Apple has changed the aspect how we think the tv is.

Apple T.V 4th Generation Ports
Apple T.V 4th Generation Ports

Design

  • Apple tv had adopted same design as the previous generation Apple tv have. Introduction of new TV remote makes it awesome to use and go through the interface with the touch glass panel it is easy to swipe around all the way around and Microphone to access Siri command make it so hassle free.

    Apple T.V 4th Generation Remote Specification
    Apple T.V 4th Generation Remote Specification
  • New Apple tv measure Height: 1.4 inches (35 mm) Width: 3.9 inches (98 mm) Depth: 3.9 inches (98 mm) and about Weight: 15 ounces (425 g). While the remote measure about Height: 4.88 inches (124 mm), Width: 1.5 inches (38 mm), Depth: 0.25 inch (6.3 mm) and measure about  Weight: 1.66 ounces (47 g)1.There is only one colour for Apple TV and that is black.

    Apple T.V 4th Generation Dimension
    Apple T.V 4th Generation Dimension

Interface

  • Apple TV uses Apple new OS called tvOS. tvOS has opened many for the developers to make apps for Apple TV increase its productivity all the way around in terms of watching contents, by adding health related apps, by making games and much more.

    Apple T.V 4th Generation tvOS
    Apple T.V 4th Generation tvOS
  • tvOS has adopted Siri and Siri opened many possibilities like searching apps, movies, shows season and much more in your own voice command. Siri can do many thing like fast forward content, open particular episode of your favourite season, search movies on demand of your mood and so on.

Performance

  • Apple powers new Apple TV with the Apple 64-bit Apple A8 chip with 2GB LPDDR3 SDRAM with the support of metal which makes playing game to whole new level with graphics kind of thing. With this chipset multitasking apps is easy and responsive.

    Apple T.V 4th Generation Inside
    Apple T.V 4th Generation Inside
  • Apple TV remote has Accelerometer and gyroscope to play games. Remote uses Lightning connector for charging and providing months of battery life on a single charge (with typical daily usage).

    Apple T.V 4th Generation Remote
    Apple T.V 4th Generation Remote

Usability

  • Main question is about what is the use of Apple TV. Generally Apple TV is companion for your Television screen which unfolds many new possibilities which we never seen on television. Like watching content with this ease with power of search.
  • Apps like Netflix,HBO NOW, Hulu and so on helps us watch shows online with ease on our television at any time by our demand which makes it so important to use.
  • Apple TV is best companion with your devices like iPhone,iPad, iPod touch and Mac with feature called Airplay which makes it so productive to use. Things like screen mirroring, Airplay video and play games on tv by handheld devices it is phenomenal. Mirror Mac screen add extra room of space.

Overall

  • Apple had said it the future of television and no doubt that by this type of feature Apple TV may correctly claimed it the future. There are many competitors out there in market like Amazon fire tv, Android tv and many more but Apple has tremendous response of Apple TV to its customer and by this 4th instalment it may increase it’s response.
  • Apple TV with many the connectivity option like 802.11ac Wi‑Fi with MIMO, Bluetooth v4.0 which connects Apple TV remote, 3rd parties controller for gaming and keyboards,IR receiver,USB‑C for service and support and HDMI 1.4.
  • Apple TV only gives resolution upto 1920×1080 but doesn’t support 4K resolution which common and comes with latest Television.
  • Apple TV has two storage option of 32GB and 64GB starting at $149 for 32GB and $199 for 64GB.

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