Apple TV lands in India at a price of Rs 7,900/…. Only…..!
Few months back when Apple Inc. launched the iTunes store in India rumours started in tech town about the unveiling of the Apple TV soon in the country. And now the Cupertino-based, Apple has quietly launched its media streaming device, Apple TV, in India at a price of Rs. 7,900.
The Apple TV has been listed on the official Indian website of the company under the iPod section which is a bit strange considering that the global site lists the Apple TV separately and ships at $ 99. Some media reports also claim that Apple is looking at partnerships with some Indian content providers to stream content directly to TVs through their device. The Apple TV is a media streamer majorly which will share content from Apple devices and the content downloaded from iTunes to the HDTV. Users can connect it to the HDTV through HDMI port. It also comes with the option of AirPlay and AirPlay Mirroring.
Apple TV requires no managing storage, no syncing to iTunes library, just connect the device to the TV using an HDMI cable and it will stream wirelessly to Apple TV using your Wi-Fi network. The device will also let users connect to YouTube, Vimeo and Flickr. Apple is also promoting movies on iTunes as movie rentals start from Rs. 80 and HD rentals start at a price of Rs. 120.