Two months following the official iTunes launch, Apple has now rolled out its media streaming device Apple TV in the country at a starting price of INR 8,295/- ($150). With this launch, the entire Apple portfolio is now made available in India.
Expected to be a part of the bigger picture that includes the company’s rumored television set (mainly to address compatibility issues), Apple TV is just a media streaming device that shall stream HD movies, local channels and videos to your HDTV. We can connect Apple TV to our HDTV via HDMI. It even has the option of AirPlay and AirPlay Mirroring- so that we can access movies, videos and pictures from your iPhone, iPod or iPad. Apple Tv even syncs with your iCloud account so you can view your photos on HD TV. The device finds competition from Micromax’s Smart Stick and Akai’s Smart Box.