The new Apple TV 4K has a remote with USB-C and a lower starting price

Photo of the new Apple TV sitting next to an Apple TV remote, both of which are under a TV screen displaying Ted Lasso.
The remote looks the same as it did before — just with a new port. | Image: Apple

Apple has announced a new Apple TV 4K, which includes its A15 Bionic chip, HDR10 Plus support, a USB-C powered remote, and a lower starting price of $129. The streaming box now also gets a storage bump compared to its 2021 predecessor, with the entry-level model including 64GB and the $149 step-up model including 128GB.

The new price point definitely puts Apple’s box, which used to start at $179, more in line with competitors from Roku and Amazon (though it’s definitely still a premium option).

Unlike the previous generation, the base model is missing a few features compared to the slightly more expensive one. The $129 model is Wi-Fi 6 only, whereas the $149 model has an Ethernet port and includes a Thread radio for better smart home…

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Author: Mitchell Clark