Apple TV+ Review
Apple TV+ is a subscription video streaming service for $4.99 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+.
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.
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.
At least initially, Apple TV+ won’t offer any additional shows that aren’t Apple TV+ Originals.
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.
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.
Up to 6 Profiles
Apple TV+ will allow up to 6 profiles that can be access with their own unique log-in.
Up to 6 Devices
You can stream on up to 6 devices at the same time.
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.
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.
Apple TV+ is compatible with these devices:
- Amazon Fire TV (Fire TV Stick (2nd Gen+), Fire TV Cube, Fire TV (Pendant))
- Apple TV
- VIZIO Smart TV (2016+ models)
- LG Smart TV (2019+ models)
- Samsung Smart TV (2018+ models)
(Up to 4K UHD)
Apple TV+ has their entire catalog in 4K with support for Dolby Vision, which gives the highest quality video experience.
Apple TV+ will support Dolby Atmos on Apple TV 4K devices, while other devices will offer Dolby Digital 5.1 audio.