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Apple TV (2nd Generation)

Apple TV (2nd Generation)
alaScore 68

3 reviews

Mar, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Apple TV (2nd Generation). The average rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Media Centers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Media Centers the Apple TV (2nd Generation) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 68/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 3 reviews)

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Expert review by: Janet Cloninger (

Apple TV (2nd Generation) Review


I used to think my cable box offered all the programming I needed. As cable prices keep rising, I've come to the conclusion that those multi-media boxes and an $8/month subscription to Netflix are a better deal. While I haven't gotten rid of cable yet,...

Gives access to Internet programming (iTunes, Netflix, etc) ; Very easy to set up ; Lets you access content on computers and iPods/iPhones/iPads on your local network ; Tiny form factor lets it fit in cramped spaces

Doesn't have a QWERTY keyboard for entering account info and passwords ; No HDMI cable provided - and you MUST have an HDMI cable to use it

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: (

Apple TV 2nd Generation review


The new-look AppleTV replaces the original 2007 model. It's smaller than its predecessor, measuring a mere 3.9ins wide and deep, and just 0.9in high. The reduction in size – and price cut from £200 to £100 – was made possible by removing the hard disk....

A breeze to set up and use and features an attractive graphical interface

Limited content available via iTunes in the UK; rentals are comparatively expensive ; Performance: 4/5 ; Design: 4/5 ; Features: 2/5 ; Overall: 2/5

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Apple TV (2nd Generation) review


The latest version of the Apple TV is smaller and sleeker than its predecessor, with a radically redesigned interface. It's also remarkably cheap, at just under £100 from most retailers. Although we weren't expecting loads of features at this price, we...

Apple TV has a lovely interface and will suit those who use iTunes for everything, but its low resolution and poor format support count against it.

Dec, 2010