Most people should get the Apple TV 4K with 32GB. It's the same device as the one with double the storage, just less expensive and with less storage. If you want to, say, download every Apple Arcade game, though, maybe check out the 64GB version.
How this breaks down
The Apple TV 4K is Apple's streaming box. It streams 4K, HDR10, and Dolby Vision-capable content on compatible TVs, and runs Apple's tvOS, a variant of iOS. It supports full-fledged third-party apps, from streaming apps like Netflix to real estate programs like Zillow. It also features full support for Apple Arcade.
The Apple TV 4K is powered by the A10X chip and comes with either 32GB and 64GB of storage. Of the two models of Apple TV 4K this is the only difference. Everything else about the devices is exactly the same between the two models: same hardware, same software, same app support.
|Apple TV 4K (32GB)||Apple TV 4K (64GB)|
|Max resolution||2160p (4K)||2160p (4K)|
|CPU||Apple 10X Fusion||Apple 10X Fusion|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth 5.0||Bluetooth 5.0|
The Apple TV experience is mostly centered around media, be it from the iTunes Store, Apple Music, Apple TV+, or streaming apps like Netflix. Most of that media, no matter its origin, is streamed. Therefore, you don't need a lot of storage on your Apple TV 4K if all you're doing is streaming, and thus, you should probably stick with the less-expensive 32GB model.
But if you like to download a lot of media, apps, and games, the 64GB model might be for you. Especially if you're an Apple Arcade subscriber who wants to play games on your TV using a controller, then you'll want to check out the larger model.
Apple TV for most
Apple TV 4K (32GB)
The Apple TV 4K that you should probably get.
Unless you're big into downloads, you should get the 32GB Apple TV 4K, as you won't need a lot of space if you're primarily streaming content, even if you stream from a lot of different apps.
For more storage
Apple TV 4K (64GB)
Great for Apple Arcade subscribers.
Great for those that like to download content, especially games. If you're an Apple Arcade subscriber who likes to play on whatever Apple device they can, consider this model. More expensive than the already-pricey 32GB model.
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