Apple TV is now available in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Vietnam. In this article, you will learn the Apple TV features, and the prices in Asia countries compared to US.
Just a moment after I published the article â€œThings you need to know about Apple iTunes Store in Malaysiaâ€ with my question about local availability of Apple TV. My friend Andrew tips me that Apple TV is now available on Apple Store (Malaysia)!
— Andrew (@andrewkjs) June 27, 2012
Apple quietly (no press release) added Apple TV onto the online store for Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Vietnam. They are among the 12 Asia countries that just got Apple iTune Store.
No Apple TV on the Apple Online Store for Taiwan, Philippines and Thailand. (No Apple Store for Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Macau, Sri Lanka)
Apple TV features
Apple TV is a small black-color-box that allows you to:
- Watch 1080p HD movies on iTunes Store, YouTube
- Play your music and photos from iCloud
- Wireless stream content (photos, videos, music, Safari, AirPlay-enabled app) from your iOS devices and Mac (AirPlay in OS X Mountain Lion) to your TV.
- Mirror whatâ€™s on your iPhone or iPad to your TV
- Enabled Dual Screen control in supported iOS apps. Example: use your iPhone as a controller with display and playing game on your HDTV.
As you can see, Apple TV is a great additional device to link your Apple devices to your home entertainment system, wirelessly.
Apple TV price
Apple TV is US$99 in USA. Letâ€™s see how much it cost in Asia countries (cheapest first):
- Hong Kong: HK$ 788 (~US$ 101)
- Malaysia: RM 349 (~US$ 109)
- Japan: JPY$ 8,800 (~US$ 111)
- Singapore: S$ 148 (~US$ 116)
- Vietnam: VND$2,899,000 (~US$139)
Apple TV is free shipping in the listed countries. In the box, you will get an Apple TV and Apple Remote. You need to buy your ownÂ (amz).
Are you buying Apple TV to complete your home entertainment?