The Apple TV (4K) A powerful and impressive streaming box. More so, if you are investing deeply Apples Ecology However, it still remains quite a niche in India Amazon Fire TV Stick Dominates the market. One of the reasons why consumers may stay away from Apple TV (4K) is because its price starts from Rs 18,990. But if the new report is to be believed, Apple is working on a cheaper alternative.
According to a report by 9to5Mac, which quoted renowned Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, a cheaper alternative to Apple TV (4K) could work. Kuo said in a note that the device is expected to launch in the second half of 2022 because Apple wants to “improve the cost structure”.
He added that “Apple’s aggressive strategy of integrating hardware, content and services in the recession will help close the gap with its competitors.”
Earlier, Bloomberg reported that Apple is also working on a different version of Apple TV. A Bloomberg report suggests that the new Apple TV set-top-box will also integrate a smart speaker and camera capabilities. The Bloomberg report states that “such a device would combine an iPad with a homepod speaker and include a camera for video chat.” If this product launches, it will be much the same Amazon Echo show device.
Cheap Apple TV can give Apple a boost in the streaming box / stick space. Apple has always maintained that the processor on Apple TV is the fastest, which makes streaming content as well as gaming better. Don’t forget, Apple TV makes it quite seamless to connect with other Apple devices.