The Apple TV is behind for sale on Amazon after a two-year interregnum – a pierce that was approaching following Apple CEO Tim Cook’s announcement in Jun that Amazon’s Prime Video app would arrive on Apple TV after this year. The dual companies had clearly come to an agreement that benefitted their mutual interests – for Amazon, that meant removing a streaming video app onto Apple TV devices; and for Apple, it meant removing a streaming media actor on Amazon.com’s sell site again.
Amazon a integrate of years ago had stopped offered a Apple TV, as good as Google Chromecast, even fluctuating that anathema to third-party sellers. The association had pronounced during a time that it wouldn’t sell media players that didn’t support a Amazon Prime Video application, in sequence to equivocate patron confusion.
But forward of Apple’s WWDC eventuality this summer, Recode reported that Amazon and Apple were impending an agreement to move Amazon’s app to Apple TV. BuzzFeed later reliable a news, forward of Cook’s announcement.
The product inventory for a Apple TV on Amazon was initial speckled by 9to5Mac, that remarkable a 64 GB Apple TV 4K ($199) was combined to Amazon’s site in a final integrate of days. It’s also not a third-party listing, and can be combined to shoppers’ carts now even if it’s “out of stock.” (Appleinsider also found a 32 GB indication available, though pronounced it seemed to be from a gray-market seller.)
The re-emergence of a Apple TV also hints that a Amazon Prime Video app will shortly be appearing in a Apple TV App Store, as formerly planned. But nonetheless a newest chronicle of a Apple TV has left on sale, a Amazon Prime Video app is still ‘coming soon.’