Sony Rolling Out Apple TV App to Select 2018 and Newer Smart TVs

Sony today announced that the Apple TV app is launching on select 2018 and newer smart TV models, starting with the X900H series through a free software update that will begin rolling out today in the United States.

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Sony says the Apple TV app will launch on select 2018 models and most 2019 and 2020 models by the end of the year in multiple regions.

The Apple TV app allows users to stream TV shows and movies from Apple TV+, access à-la-carte Apple TV Channels and their iTunes libraries, as well as buy or rent more than 100,000 shows and movies from the iTunes Store.

The Apple TV app is also available on select Samsung, LG, and Vizio TVs, and it can be accessed through select Roku and Amazon Fire TV devices.

Top Rated Comments

Red Oak Avatar
17 months ago
Enabling WiFi on your Smart TV is ludicrous. Google and the TV manufacturer track everything.

Just hook up an Apple TV and have piece of mind
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
robjulo Avatar
17 months ago
Oh the horror!


Enabling WiFi on your Smart TV is ludicrous. Google and the TV manufacturer track everything.

Just hook up an Apple TV and have piece of mind
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jkozlow3 Avatar
17 months ago

Guess this is good for people who don't have an Apple TV device but I don't know anyone would use this over an Apple TV if you had the choice. My Sony OLED looks great but the user interface is slow and clunky so we never use it.
Couldn't agree more (also a Sony OLED owner myself). Why would anyone want to use the built-in garbage Android interface when you can have an amazing Apple TV device that does everything better? I use Apple TV as my 1 source device for everything I watch.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
xvrdmng Avatar
17 months ago

No love for my Sony X900F...still a great TV and not upgrading a TV until every HDMI port is 2.1 and supports adaptive sync.
X900F got Android 9 Pie in Latam not too long ago, the TV is now faster, so thats great. Other Regions should receive the update this year.

Source: [MEDIA=reddit]bravia/comments/iz0e77[/MEDIA]
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jimtut Avatar
17 months ago
Does anyone know if Apple TV apps on third-party TV's like this just allow you to watch your Apple/iTunes content and channels, or does it also show your whole "Up Next" list from HBO, Hulu, etc? Not sure if the Apple TV app could launch a Hulu app on a TV (like it does on the Apple TV device), but even if it just showed your full Up Next list, that would be a nice start. Apple TV 4K devices are so expensive...
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Red Oak Avatar
17 months ago
You are nuts connecting your Android Smart TV to WiFi


https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/11/20908128/smart-tv-surveillence-data-collection-home-roku-amazon-fire-princeton-study

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/05/business/media/tv-viewer-tracking.html

https://www.theverge.com/2017/2/7/14527360/vizio-smart-tv-tracking-settlement-disable-settings

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/07/vizio-settlement-moves-forward/
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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