Verizon has the first discount that we've tracked on the brand new Siri Remote, priced at $49.97, down from $59.00. The Siri Remote launches tomorrow, and Verizon is offering free two-day shipping for shoppers in the United States (excluding Hawaii and Alaska).

Siri Remote 2 49Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Verizon. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running.

After you add the Siri Remote to your cart, Verizon's website will indicate a costly shipping estimate. To see free shipping, enter your address and click "update." Verizon's cart will then show a few shipping methods, which will include a few free options.

There are a lot of changes to the new Siri Remote, now featuring a one-piece aluminum body, tactile clickpad with five-way navigtation, and rearranged buttons. The clickpad also supports touch gestures, with the outer ring supporting a circular "jog" gesture that Apple says will help you find the exact spot you're looking for in a video.

The Siri Remote is larger than the prior version and it includes a dedicated power button that controls a TV's power. It also includes volume buttons, a mute button, an option for pausing and fast forwarding, and a menu button. Additionally, there's a side button for activating Siri.

The new version of the Siri Remote is compatible with the previous generation Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD. This makes it perfect for anyone who has a 2017 Apple TV model and doesn't feel the need to purchase the new model, but still wants the upgraded Siri Remote.

Related Roundup: Apple Deals

Top Rated Comments

jarman92 Avatar
9 months ago

In what way better softtware? I have an appletv hd and an amazon 4k firetv (the tv itself not a stick).
In general tvOS is the most fluid, most responsive, and most intuitive. It looks really nice in light and dark mode. Amazing screensavers. Siri is (uncharacteristically) excellent at searching for content across all services, and can narrow results by actors, directors, year, genre, etc. The TV app is actually quite good, and allows you to add shows to your queue from every streaming app I've encountered (Netflix being the only exception). The picture and audio quality are second to none. And if you have other Apple devices, it works seamlessly with them and all Apple services—AirPlay, Photos, Music, Podcasts, etc.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
bookcase Avatar
9 months ago
Tried to place an order for two and it wouldn't go through because it's out of stock.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Nautilus007 Avatar
9 months ago
Out of stock and Best Buy can't price match because its still preorder
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
applefanboysince93 Avatar
9 months ago

Cancel all your apple orders now and order from Verizon. No brainer. (For the financially 'conscious' consumer :] )
I got some Belkin accessories 60% cheaper from Verizon! Also, one of my credit cards has a $50 cash back on a $55 purchase from a Verizon store. That would make this remote damn near free!!
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
02275629 Avatar
9 months ago
Cancel all your apple orders now and order from Verizon. No brainer. (For the financially 'conscious' consumer :] )
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Spock Avatar
9 months ago
With all the Roku, Firestick and Google devices that do the exact same thing for less than the cost of the Apple TV remote, not to mention the new smart TVs that have AirPlay 2 built in I don’t understand the point of this over-priced device.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

Related Stories

roku remote apple tv button

Roku's New Remotes Feature an Apple TV+ Button

Tuesday April 13, 2021 6:08 am PDT by
Roku today introduced a new Express 4K+ streaming player and rechargeable Voice Remote Pro with some useful features for Apple users. Priced at $39.99 in the United States, the new Roku Express 4K+ provides 4K streaming at an affordable price. The streaming player supports AirPlay 2 for wirelessly streaming audio and video from an iPhone, iPad, or Mac, while HomeKit support allows users to...
siri remote 2

Hands-On With the Redesigned Apple TV 4K Siri Remote

Monday May 24, 2021 12:20 pm PDT by
Apple alongside the second-generation Apple TV 4K debuted a redesigned version of the Siri Remote, which is now available to customers with new Apple TV orders and as a $60 standalone replacement for the original Siri Remote. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. We picked up the updated Siri Remote to see if it's worth picking up if you have an original Apple TV 4K or...
apple tv hd

Apple to Sell Apple TV HD Bundled With New Siri Remote for $149

Tuesday April 20, 2021 11:26 am PDT by
Alongside the announcement of the new Apple TV 4K, Apple today in a press release revealed that users will be able to purchase the current 32GB Apple TV HD bundled with the new Siri Remote at $149. The Apple TV HD provides many of the same features as the higher-end Apple TV 4K, but it lacks high-quality 4K HDR video and Dolby Vision support. Apple will continue to sell this lower-end model, ...
2021 apple tv siri remote

New Apple TV Ships With Redesigned Siri Remote, Also Sold Separately for $59

Tuesday April 20, 2021 10:19 am PDT by
Apple today announced the next-generation Apple TV 4K with a faster A12 chip and a completely redesigned Siri Remote pictured below. The new Siri Remote is included with the new Apple TV 4K, and the Apple TV HD going forward. The new remote will also be sold separately for $59 and is compatible with the previous-generation Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD. The all-new Siri Remote features a...
maxresdefault

Apple TV 4K Very Easy to Repair but Siri Remote Battery Difficult to Replace, Teardown Shows

Wednesday May 26, 2021 5:00 am PDT by
iFixit has released its teardown of the second-generation Apple TV 4K, revealing an easy to repair, modular design, alongside a laborious process to dismantle the redesigned Siri Remote. As with previous Apple TV models, the entire plastic shell of the device is transparent to IR light, allowing the Siri Remote to be used from any angle. The large fan inside the Apple TV is not connected...
3d printed airtag case siri remote

3D-Printed Case Lets You Attach an AirTag to Your Apple TV Remote

Monday May 10, 2021 8:11 am PDT by
Apple recently released a redesigned Siri Remote with a physical clickpad, but if you have an original Siri Remote laying around that you still plan on using, you may be interested in getting an AirTag case for the remote. PrintSpired Designs has capitalized on the opportunity with a new 3D printed, made-to-order AirTag case for the original Siri Remote. The remote slides into the top side...
apple tv remote 2

Apple Reportedly Working on Redesigned Apple TV Remote

Tuesday March 30, 2021 12:23 am PDT by
Rumors that Apple intends to launch a new Apple TV have been around for some time, with the headlining feature being a more powerful processor for gaming and all-round performance benefits. However, alongside a new powerful chip, new evidence is pointing towards a possible new Apple TV remote also shipping alongside the TV set-top box. According to a report from 9to5Mac, citing people...
apple tv 4k siri remote

Apple TV 4K and Siri Remote Arrive Early for Lucky Customer

Wednesday May 19, 2021 2:15 pm PDT by
One lucky Reddit user received his second-generation Apple TV 4K and Siri Remote earlier than expected in Finland, and he shared some initial thoughts and opinions on the new set-top box. The new trackpad on the Siri remote "feels good" and though the buttons are clicky, they're "still solid."I'm almost always navigating with the trackpad. I just set the tracking speed to slow and it's feels ...

Popular Stories

airpodsinear 1

AirPods Save Woman's Life With Feature Everyone Should Know

Friday January 21, 2022 2:13 am PST by
Apple's AirPods have been credited with saving a woman's life after a potentially fatal fall, People reports. When a 60-year-old florist in New Jersey tripped and hit her head in her studio, she lost consciousness and awoke heavily bleeding. With nobody around to call for help, she realized she had her AirPods in, and used a "Hey Siri" command to call 911. An operator was able to stay on the ...
maxresdefault

Review: M1 Max MacBook Pro After Three Months

Wednesday January 19, 2022 11:30 am PST by
It's now been a few months since the M1 Pro and M1 Max MacBook Pro models launched in October, and MacRumors video editor Dan Barbera has been using one of the new machines since they debuted. Over on the MacRumors YouTube channel, Dan has shared a three month review of his MacBook Pro to see how it has held up over time and how it's changed his workflow. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube ...
iphone se 2020 top

New iPhone SE Likely to Launch in April Based on Production Timeframe

Wednesday January 19, 2022 6:44 am PST by
Apple suppliers will begin producing display panels for the third-generation iPhone SE this month, with final assembly of the device likely to start in March, according to information shared by display industry consultant Ross Young. Based on this production timeframe, Young believes the third-generation iPhone SE is likely to launch in the second half of April, or perhaps in early May at...
iphone 13 earpods

Apple to Stop Including EarPods With Every iPhone Sold in France From Next Week

Friday January 21, 2022 3:21 am PST by
Apple will no longer include EarPods with every iPhone sold in France, starting on January 24, according to a notice posted by a French carrier (via iGeneration). Apple was previously required to include EarPods in the box with the iPhone due to a French law that required every smartphone sold in the country to come with a "handsfree kit," but the law has now been changed in favor of reducing the ...
Spring 2022 Apple Products Feature

New iPad Air, Macs, and iPhone SE With 5G Likely to Be Announced at Apple Event This Spring

Thursday January 20, 2022 8:32 am PST by
Earlier this week, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman tweeted that Apple "will be holding a spring event" to announce a new iPhone SE and other hardware. In a recent edition of his newsletter, Gurman said the event is likely to occur in March or April. Gurman did not elaborate on what "other hardware" will be announced at Apple's purported spring event, but rumors suggest at least four products are...
peloton tv workout cardio

Apple Floated as Potential Buyer of Peloton

Friday January 21, 2022 6:11 am PST by
Following months of bleak news about Peloton's "precarious state," including the revelation that it has halted production of its bikes and treadmills, Apple is being floated as a potential buyer of Peloton's troubled fitness business. Yesterday, CNBC reported that Peloton will temporarily stop production of its connected fitness products due to a "significant reduction" in consumer demand, a ...
apple watch series 7 aluminum colors yellowbg

Apple Watch Charging Bug Fixed in watchOS 8.4 Release Candidate

Thursday January 20, 2022 4:01 pm PST by
The watchOS 8.4 release candidate that was seeded to developers and beta testers this morning addresses an ongoing bug that could cause some Apple Watch chargers not to work properly with the Apple Watch. Back in December, we reported on a growing number of charging issues that Apple Watch Series 7 owners were facing. Since watchOS 8.3, there have been a number of complaints about...
appleprivacyad cleaned

iOS 15 Patched Security Hole That Potentially Exposed Users' Private Apple ID Information to Third-Party Apps

Thursday January 20, 2022 3:32 am PST by
Apple patched two significant security vulnerabilities when it released iOS 15 that could have potentially exposed users' private Apple ID information and in-app search history to malicious third-party apps and allowed apps to override user Privacy preferences, Apple has revealed in a recent support document update. With most iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS updates, Apple provides a list of...
safari icon blue banner

macOS Monterey 12.2 and iOS 15.3 Release Candidates Fix Safari Bug That Leaks Browsing Activity

Thursday January 20, 2022 1:30 pm PST by
The macOS Monterey 12.2 and iOS 15.3 release candidates that came out today appear to address a Safari bug that could cause your recent browsing history and details about your identity to be leaked to malicious entities. As shared last week by browser fingerprinting service FingerprintJS, there is an issue with the WebKit implementation of the IndexedDB JavaScript API. Any website that uses...