Your browser is not Javascript enable or you have turn it off. We recommend you to activate for better security reason<div class="billede"><img src="pictures/mini-sonybravia2010.jpg" alt="Sony and Google Android"></div>Sony Internet TVs with Google Android - FlatpanelsHD Sony and Google AndroidSony Internet TVs with Google Android">

Sony and Google Android
Sony Internet TVs with Google Android

03 May 2010 | Rasmus Larsen |

Sony is now behind both Samsung and LG in the global TV competition. Therefore Sony has initiated a new project to implement Google Android in some of their TV and Blu-Ray ranges. The new Sony “Internet TVs” will have access to a wide range of internet features.

Sony Internet TV with Android

Sony plans to utilize Google’s Android and Intel processor chips in some of their coming TV ranges. This enables Sony to incorporate actual internet access as well as different Apps through the Android developer program. Two people familiar with the matter told this to Bloomberg.

Details are still being worked out but according to sources Google and Sony want to introduce the partnership on a Google conference in San Francisco on May 19 and May 20 2010.
According to the same people it will use an Intel Atom chip and a new version of Google’s Android called Dragonpoint.

Sony LX900
Could the Sony LX900 be the first to feature the Android internet features?

Sony, Intel and Google are also in talk with Logitech to develop a keyboard designed to control the Internet on the Sony TVs. The experience will be called “Smart TV” and feature things like advanced television guides, personal content libraries and search.

Sony will be launching their new LX900 and HX900 ranges this summer. These TVs might include the new Android features.

Neither Sony, Google nor Intel have commented on the rumors but make sure to mark your calendar with the 19-20. May 2010 dates.

Sony third largest

Sony is now the third largest TV manufacturer, behind Samsung and LG according to DisplaySearch.

Both LG and Samsung have LCD and plasma TV manufacturing plants. Sony has a LCD partnership with both Samsung and Sharp but has no actual LCD manufacturing plants.

Latest news

EU energy label 2021

New, stricter EU energy labels for TVs specify SDR & HDR consumption

01 Mar 2021 | Rasmus Larsen |
Sony A90J OLED

Sony's 2021 flagship OLED A90J starts at $3000 / €2600 / £2700

01 Mar 2021 | Rasmus Larsen |
Kodi 19

Kodi 19 released with support for tvOS (Apple TV), AV1, Dolby Vision, more

26 Feb 2021 | Rasmus Larsen |
IMDb TV for Android TV

Amazon Music and IMDb TV now available on Android TV, Google TV

26 Feb 2021 | Rasmus Larsen |
Google TV - Basic TV

Google TV can be set up as a 'Dumb TV'

25 Feb 2021 | Rasmus Larsen |

Paramount+ launches March 4 with series & movies in up to 4K Dolby Vision

25 Feb 2021 | Rasmus Larsen |
Amazon Luna

Amazon Luna game streaming is now in open beta on FireTV

24 Feb 2021 | Rasmus Larsen |
Samsung TVs

Samsung tops global TV market for 15th consecutive year

24 Feb 2021 | Rasmus Larsen |