Did you know you can watch HDR content on your iPhone or iPad even if it isn’t 4k resolution? It’s true! iPhone 8 or later and certain iPad Pro models will play HDR10 or Dolby Vision formats. And, certain iPads can play movies and shows in 4k resolution as well as HDR formats. See the reference chart below for specific models.
For watching on bigger screens, 4k/HDR content can be played on Apple TV 4k models connected to compatible 4k HDR TVs. For high-quality immersive audio, Apple TV 4k supports Dolby Atmos and will play correctly on a supporting audio system (See Dolby Atmos systems on Amazon).
And, Apple AirPlay will allow playback of 4k/HDR content on compatible 4k HDR TVs. See the chart below for more details.
Apple iPhones & iPads That Support 4k & HDR
|iPhone 8 and later||HDR and Dolby Vision content.|
|iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd gen) & later||HDR and Dolby Vision content.|
|iPad Pro (11-inch)
iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2nd gen)
iPad Pro (10.5-inch) & later
|iPad Pro (11-inch) and iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd generation) can play 4K, HDR, or Dolby Vision content to a compatible connected display or television.|
Watch 4k & HDR on Apple TV 4k & Compatible TVs
|Apple TV 4K||Can play 4K, HDR, and Dolby Vision content to a compatible connected television. Learn more about playing 4K, HDR, and Dolby Vision content with your Apple TV.
Can play Dolby Atmos content to a compatible connected sound system. Learn more about surround sound settings on your Apple TV 4K.
|Compatible smart TVs||Can play 4K, HDR, and Dolby Vision content that you AirPlay from your Apple device. Learn about system requirements for AirPlay or find out which smart TVs are compatible with AirPlay 2.
Can play movies and TV shows in 4K or HDR from the Apple TV app.