Pros & Cons
Apple TV (MD199LL/A) is the latest model released in 2012. It is a digital multimedia streaming device that allows to watch thousands of movies and TV episodes in top-quality 1080p from the iTunes Store or other service providers like Netflix or Hulu. Airplay makes playing content from your iOS devices on your TV, super easy. The movies and TV shows bought on Apple TV are stored in iCloud, making it possible to watch them on your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Mac or PC.
The New Apple TV (2012) has a new interface and a new A5 SoC processor. It is very easy to setup and use. The device is small, simple and boasts a very elegant design. It does support surround sound and HD Resolution. Users like that it is easy to find and access content and navigation is very easy. It comes with a very sleek remote. iTunes store also has a free app for remote which can be used from iPad or iPhone while streaming on wireless network from the same device. Apple TV is well priced at $99 which makes it affordable and worth its price.
Some users complain about the lack of storage and TV tuner on the device. Apple TV does not come with a HDMI cable. The best of Apple TV comes out only when used with other Apple devices. There are other devices like Roku 2XD which provide a lot more options as compared to Apple TV.
Overall, Apple TV is a good streaming device with its major strength in Airplay and simple interface.
Where to Buy
Amazon.com Rating: 4.30 stars from 1079 reviews, Price: $99.00
Cnet.com Rating: 3.50 stars from 17 reviews.
Walmart.com Rating: 4.60 stars from 205 reviews, Price: $98.00
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