The nameless Twitter account @never_released shared the code identify of a brand new Apple TV – AppleTV11.1 or J305AP. They’ve been correct up to now to find code names for varied non-released Apple merchandise.
MacRumors has separate found a reference to AppleTV11.1 in an inner model of the upcoming main iOS launch, iOS 13. @never_released provides that the brand new Apple TV might have an A12 Bionic system on a chip.
The present Apple TV 4K runs on an A10X Fusion system on a chip. That chip was initially designed for the 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Professional that was launched in 2017.
A spec bump would make good sense, since Apple is about to launch Apple Arcade, are gaming subscription service that works on iOS, macOS and tvOS. For a set month-to-month charge you may play video games in your iPhone and swap seamlessly to a Mac or an Apple TV.
It’s unclear whether or not the subsequent Apple TV will endure extra important adjustments. For instance, Apple might use this chance to replace the distant.
Many have additionally requested for a less expensive Apple TV system. Whereas Apple is about to launch Apple TV +, its subscription streaming service with unique content material, the corporate is more likely to attempt to make the service obtainable to as many individuals as attainable. However the A12-powered system seems like an replace for the Apple TV 4K.