You can now buy an Apple TV remote with a USB-C port

Apple’s new Apple TV 4K box, the Siri remote with a USB-C charging port, and a picture of the Apple TV UI.
When you’re done watching every show available on Apple TV Plus, you can recharge your remote with a USB-C cable. | Image: Apple

Apple’s just-announced Apple TV 4K comes with a new Siri Remote that has a USB-C port instead of a Lightning port, but if you want to buy the remote separately for the Apple TV device you already own, you can order one for $59 from Apple’s website. As I write this, I can order it today for delivery on Thursday or pickup at a local Apple Store on Friday.

Beyond the changed charging port, the design of this third-generation Siri Remote is the same as the last generation, which itself was a significant redesign and a massive improvement. Apple says the new remote is compatible with “all generations” of the Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD.

Image: Apple

Besides the new port, the third-gen Siri Remote looks the same.


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Author: Jay Peters