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Apple TV+

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  • 6 Simultaneous Devices
  • Has Offline Downloads

Apple TV+ is a subscription video streaming service for $5 a month that includes high-quality originals shows and movies. While the quantity of content is limited for now, the service plans to add additional content every single month.

They have titles coming from Oprah, Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Jason Momoa, J.J. Abrams, M. Night Shyamalan, Jennifer Garner, and Octavia Spencer.

If you purchase an iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Apple TV, you can get a free year of Apple TV+.

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Review

We tested Apple TV+ and other subscription streaming services for more than 100 hours. Apple TV+ is compatible with Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV, VIZIO Smart TV, LG Smart TV, Samsung Smart TV, and iPhone/iPad.


Content

Originals

Apple TV+ currently has seven original shows including The Morning Show with Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon, See with Jason Momoa, For All Mankind by Battlestar Galactica creator Ronald D. Moore. They will be adding additional shows every month including series from Oprah, M. Night Shyamalan, and J.J. Abrams.

TV Shows

At least initially, Apple TV+ won’t offer any additional shows that aren’t Apple TV+ Originals.

Movies

Apple TV+ will be creating feature films for the service. Initially, the only film available is the documentary, The Elephant Queen, but they will debut Toronto Film Festival Hala and Samuel L. Jackson’s The Banker. They will be working with production company A24 on original films going forward.

Kids

Apple has partnered with Sesame Workshop to create Helpsters, a series designed to help kids solve problems. They will also be releasing animated series Snoopy in Space and a reboot of Ghostwriter.

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Features

Up to 6 Profiles

Apple TV+ will allow up to 6 profiles that can be access with their own unique log-in.

Parental Controls

Apple TV+ has general parental controls, where you can disallow playback of certain types of shows and movies by rating.

Amazon Prime Video, Disney+, HBO Max, HBO NOW, Hulu, Netflix, Peacock, and SHOWTIME also have parental control features.

Up to 6 Devices

You can stream on up to 6 devices at the same time.

Offline Downloads

Apple TV+ has one of the most generous offline access policies. There is no limit to the number of titles or devices that you can download to, as long as it is tied to a subscribed Apple ID.

International Access

Since Apple TV+ is available in over 100 countries, generally all content will be available in nearly every major country. If it isn’t available, you can still watch any content you’ve already downloaded to your iPhone or iPad.

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Tech Specs

4K
1080p
720p

1080p HD
(Up to 4K UHD)

Apple TV+ has their entire catalog in 4K with support for Dolby Vision, which gives the highest quality video experience.

Surround Sound

Surround Sound

Apple TV+ will support Dolby Atmos on Apple TV 4K devices, while other devices will offer Dolby Digital 5.1 audio.

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Compatible Devices

Apple TV+ is compatible with these devices:

Apple TV+ is not compatible with Google Chromecast, Android TV, Android Phone/Tablet, Web Browsers, PlayStation, Xbox, or Nintendo.

  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Apple TV
  • Roku
  • iPhone/iPad
  • Samsung Smart TV
  • VIZIO Smart TV
  • LG Smart TV

  • Google Chromecast
  • Android TV
  • Android Phone/Tablet
  • Web Browsers
  • PlayStation
  • Xbox
  • Nintendo
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