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Apple TV (4th generation) review

Key features
  • Wi-fi enabled
  • Ethernet port
  • Full HD
Reviewed

2015's Apple TV doesn't look widely different on the surface to its predecessor - it's larger, and has a sleeker-looking remote, but it's what's under the hood that counts. With the introduction of a dedicated app store and voice control, there are clear differences here. We took it to the Which? test lab to find out how important these changes are.

Included in our expert review
  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What's the picture and sound like?
  • What's it like to use?
  • What else do I need to know?
  • Is there anything I should watch for?
  • Should I buy it?
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Technical specifications

Launched

Internet TV features

  • BBC iPlayer
  • YouTube
  • Amazon Video
  • Netflix
  • ITV Hub
  • All 4
  • My5
  • Now TV
  • iTunes

Test results

The overall Which? test score is made up of the following star ratings, all determined by our rigorous lab tests.

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Price updated daily

Prices are ordered from lowest to highest, irrespective of retailer rating, delivery price or stock. We are not able to show every possible online retailer and do not include high street only retailers.

RetailerRetailer ratingPriceDeliveryIn stock
BT Shop
Not rated
£139.00£3.49
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KRCS Group LTD
Not rated
£141.55£7.99
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Amazon.co.uk
£149.00Free
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AO.com
£149.00Free
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Apple Store UK
Not rated
£149.00Free
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Box.co.uk
Not rated
£149.00Free
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Currys
£149.00Free
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Argos
£149.00£3.94
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BT Business Direct
Not rated
£149.00£6.00
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Ebuyer
£170.00£3.49
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Freemans
Not rated
£180.00Free
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We have tested 18 internet TV boxes and found that there are 0 Don't Buys and 7 Best Buys.
Range of Internet TV box scores
  1. 55%
    Lowest score
  2. 79%
    Average score
  3. 89%
    Highest score
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