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Apple TV app arrives on first Sony TVs – coming to 2018-2020 models

14 Oct 2020 | Rasmus Larsen |

Starting today, Sony's X900H (XH90) will have the Apple TV app. Before the end of 2020, the app will also be available on 2020, 2019 and select 2018 Sony TVs.

TV+ and iTunes movies

Apple did talk about new TV features at yesterday's event but today the companies have confirmed that the Apple TV app has started rolling out to Sony TVs. The partnership was announced a while back but it has taken some time to complete the work. - "The Apple TV app is available starting today in Europe on Sony’s XH90 series via a software update, and will roll out to over 100 other countries and regions soon," announced Sony Europe. The company added that the app will be available on most 2020 and 2019 models as well as select 2018 Sony TVs before the end of the year. FlatpanelsHD is chasing a list of compatible models.

Apple TV app

The Apple TV app provides access to the Apple TV+ subscription service with shows like The Morning Show, See, Defending Jacob and Ted Lasso, the full iTunes movie library (including all 4K HDR titles), and partner channels. Sony confirms to FlatpanelsHD that the app supports streaming in 4K HDR and Dolby Atmos. Also read: Guide: Apple TV app vs. Apple TV box Some Sony TVs also support Apple AirPlay 2 and HomeKit. In addition to Apple devices and Sony TVs, the app is available on select LG, Samsung, Amazon Fire, Vizio, and Roku TVs and devices. Follow the link for a full list of TV devices with the Apple TV app, AirPlay 2 and HomeKit.

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