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Apple TV 4K to get Dolby Atmos update on 17th September

While most of Apple's recent launch event focused heavily on the arrival of the new iPhone XS, XS Max and XR, there was still time for Tim Cook to drop some definitive news about the Apple TV 4K.

Apple's streaming box already has Dolby Vision HDR under its list of streaming features and, following the announcement on Wednesday, Apple confirmed that Dolby Atmos will be winging its way to the device as part of a software update.

When, exactly? You don't have to wait long. The update will be available on Monday 17th September, so if you own one of Apple's 4K video streamers, be sure to set a reminder!

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Andy Madden

Andy is Deputy Editor of What Hi-Fi? and a consumer electronics journalist with nearly 20 years of experience writing news, reviews and features. Over the years he's also contributed to a number of other outlets, including The Sunday Times, the BBC, Stuff, and BA High Life Magazine. Premium wireless earbuds are his passion but he's also keen on car tech and in-car audio systems and can often be found cruising the countryside testing the latest set-ups. In his spare time Andy is a keen golfer and gamer.