Google Play Movies & TV coming to LG's Smart TVs

18 Nov 2015 | Rasmus Larsen |

Starting this month, you will be able to use Google’s movie rental shop on your LG Smart TV in 104 countries. The app will work on 2014 and 2015 webOS TVs as well as earlier NetCast 4.0 and 4.5 based LG TVs.

Google Play Movies on LG TVs

When Google launched its online shop for movies and TV shows a few years ago the company decided to simply name it “Google Play Movies & TV”. Today, it is a strong competitor to Apple’s iTunes store.

In recent months and years, Google has expanded the online movie store to non-Google devices such as the Roku boxes and iPhones/iPads. Google Play Movies & TV is now coming to LG’s Smart TVs running webOS (2014 and 2015 generations) and NetCast (2012 and 2013 generations).

Google Play Movies on LG Smart TV


- "The smart TV market is growing rapidly and with that comes a tremendous demand for fresher, higher-quality content," said In-kyu Lee, head TV and monitors at LG.
"Meeting this demand is LG's highest priority, matched only by our desire to provide the best possible viewing experience on our TV products with the webOS platform. Our close partnership with Google will go a long way toward fulfilling the high expectations of LG Smart TV owners."

You can buy or rent movies and TV shows from major Hollywood studios in HD quality as well as titles from independent studios. Google says that there are “thousands of titles”.

The app will become available starting this month in 104 countries. The first launch wave is the US, the UK, Australia, and Canada.



Share on:


Latest news

UEFA.tv

UEFA debuts free streaming service UEFA.tv

14 Jun 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
Sony A9G OLED

Sony A9G OLED wins 'King of TV' at 2019 TV Shootout

13 Jun 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
The Wall Luxury

Samsung will launch 'The Wall Luxury' microLED displays in July

13 Jun 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
Xbox

Next-gen Xbox console will have a disc drive

12 Jun 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
Sony A8G

Sony 2019 A9G and A8G OLED TVs now available

11 Jun 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
Iron Man

All Marvel Cinematic Universe films will be remastered in 4K

10 Jun 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
Project Scarlett

Next-gen Xbox: 8K graphics, 120fps, SSD & ray-tracing - launching in 2020

10 Jun 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
Batman

WarnerMedia streaming service likely to be more expensive than Netflix, Disney+

07 Jun 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |