New Apple TV With A12 Chip or Later Uncovered in tvOS 13.4 Beta

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A refreshed Apple TV with an A12 Bionic chip or newer appears to be in development, according to 9to5Mac, which uncovered an unreleased model with the codename "T1125" in the tvOS 13.4 beta seeded yesterday.

Details about the new Apple TV are slim beyond the faster chip and its maximum supported resolution remaining 4K with HDR.


Rumors of a new Apple TV with an A12 chip began swirling last fall, but with a different codename of "J305." The device has typically been updated once every two years, with the first tvOS-based ?model launching in September 2015 and the ?Apple TV? 4K arriving in September 2017.

A faster Apple TV would certainly benefit Apple Arcade gaming and overall performance.

Article Link: New Apple TV With A12 Chip or Later Uncovered in tvOS 13.4 Beta
 

justperry

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I'm a rolling stone.
Apple still sees this as a hobby project outside of the US, lots of features missing, I bought one about 2 ½ -3 years ago, rarely using it, but then again, I am not much into TV/films/series.
Should have sold it years back, or not buying it at all.
The remote sucks, they really need to rethink that one, too sensitive, something like LG's remote with a pointer would be much better.
 
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ckelley

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I know Apple hates Google these days, but I would really hope they add VP9 support in hardware or even software at this point. YouTube has got to be one of their most popular apps, missing out on 4K content with the Apple TV is annoying. If I want to watch something in 4K, my TV has Chromecast built in and supports it, so I have to go that route.
 

kurosov

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sounds like a waste unless Apple Arcade gets some worthwhile games. I played oceanhorn 2 and then cancelled
It’s always possible it’ll be a silent upgrade just so they don’t have to keep producing the a10x just for a low volume product.
 
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Kabeyun

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The current Apple TV 4K does everything I need an Apple TV to do, including understanding HEVC. What I want, since the hardware can do it, is for Apple to finally release a tvOS version that supports two simultaneous Bluetooth audio streams. I think it’s pretty absurd that they enabled this it in iOS while ignoring it in tvOS.
 

MauiPa

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The current Apple TV 4K does everything I need an Apple TV to do, including understanding HEVC. What I want, since the hardware can do it, is for Apple to finally release a tvOS version that supports two simultaneous Bluetooth audio streams. I think it’s pretty absurd that they enabled this it in iOS while ignoring it in tvOS.
You mean sharing the same audio stream to different earphones? That is there dude! earphones must be bluetooth 5.0