Apple TV 4K set to eventually support Dolby Atmos surround sound

Apple TV lacks Dolby Atmos, YouTube 4K; Apple Pay comes to ALDI

The decision makes sense, given Netflix already streams HDR video on Apple's new 4K TV.

As it turns out, Apple TV will only be able to display 4K video via streaming, according to a support document recently put out by the Cupertino, Calif., company.

Apple, however, has confirmed to The Verge, as well as other publications, that Dolby Atmos support is coming to the Apple TV 4K in the future, though a timeline for the features release was not revealed.

For good 4K streaming quality, Apple recommends internet speeds of 25 megabits per second (Mbps) or higher. Powered by Apple A10X processor, the Apple TV 4K is priced at Rs 15,900 for 32GB and Rs 17,900 for the 64GB variant. Still, it's a free upgrade, so it's hard to complain too much.

But, because it's Apple, this 4K version has its own particular flair. YouTube uses the VP9 video format for its 4K videos, which the Apple TV doesn't support.

Apple TV lacks Dolby Atmos, YouTube 4K; Apple Pay comes to ALDI

As more and more content transitions to 4K, you will be able to see more of your favorite entertainment in stunning 4K.

The Apple TV app, one of the default apps included on iPhones and iPads, also syncs with the Apple TV 4K so that you can pick up a show on your mobile device at the same point where you stopped watching it on your television.

The new box has a new chip at its heart, which improves performance overall. The news comes ahead of the Apple TV 4K launch.

There is an ever increasing collection of 4K content on iTunes that you have access to. The Apple TV remote received a subtle but useful redesign that added a textured ring to the menu button.

If you don't? Well, it's not as compelling a sell.


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