As rumored back in June, the next iteration of the Apple TV is said to be on-track for a September debut. The upcoming set-top box, which is rumored to have a new design, as well as updated internal components such as an A8 processor, and a touchpad-equipped controller. The Apple TV will reportedly show itself at the same event as Apple's next iPhone models, according to BuzzFeed:
Sources familiar with Apple's plans tell BuzzFeed News that the company intends to announce its next-generation Apple TV in September, at the same event at which it typically unveils its new iPhones. The device itself is pretty much as we described it to you in March, sources say, but "more polished" after some additional tweaks.
Apple will also reportedly hold off on announcing its rumored TV service alongside the new hardware, opting instead to announce it either late this year or early in 2016.
In addition to upgraded internal hardware, the upcoming version of the Apple TV has been said to feature support for third-party apps for the first time, along with support for voice control using Apple's Siri.