Sony Electronics Inc. today announced that customers can now access the Apple TV app on select Sony smart TVs1 to enjoy Apple TV +, Apple TV channels, new and popular movies and personal and curated recommendations. The Apple TV app will begin rolling out today in the US on the Sony X900H series via a software update.
The Apple TV app brings together all the ways to watch shows and movies in one place. The app includes Apple TV +, Apple’s new video subscription service that offers original shows, movies and documentaries from the world’s most creative storytellers, including “The Morning Show”
Mike Fasulo, President and CEO, Sony Electronics North America: “We are very proud of the superb picture and sound quality of our innovative TVs. Now with the Apple TV app, we make fantastic entertainment even more fun and easier for customers to access.”
Sony’s smart TVs give users easy access to a variety of content and services. With Sony’s premium family of X1 processors, TRILUMINOS screen and immersive audio capabilities, customers can experience content just as the creator intended with the Apple TV app. Sony Smart TV users can browse the Apple TV app to buy or rent more than 100,000 movies and TV series, including titles available in 4K HDR and with Dolby Atmos, as well as enjoy personalized and curated recommendations and access the library with movie and TV show purchases from Apple. Select Sony TVs1 also supports AirPlay 2 and HomeKit2. With AirPlay 2, customers can easily play videos and other content from their iPhone, iPad or Mac directly to their smart TV. HomeKit lets customers easily and securely control Sony’s smart TVs using the Home app or by asking Siri on their Apple devices.
Customers can subscribe to Apple TV + on the Apple TV app on Sony’s smart TVs, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch, Mac and other platforms, including tv.apple.com, for $ 4.99 per month. For a limited time, customers who buy a new iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch or Mac can enjoy one year of Apple TV + for free.3
The Apple TV app will be launched on selected 2018 models and most 2019 and 2020 models by the end of the year. There was no news on this will be available to Canadians who have been promised this for almost two years.
To learn more, go to: www.sony.com/x900h.
1 The Apple TV app will soon be available via automatic or manual software update on the following Sony BRAVIA TVs (www.apple.com/apple-tv-app/devices/) in the following regions (support.apple.com/HT204411).
2 iOS 12.2 or later or macOS 10.14.4 or later required. Apple ID account required. Subscriptions may be required to access certain content. AirPlay firmware update is required and will be available in winter 2020.
3 One subscription per Family Sharing group. The plan is automatically renewed until it is canceled. Restrictions and other terms apply; Visit apple.com/promo for more information.
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