The Apple TV app has as of October 14 begun rolling out in the US on Sony’s X900H series via a software update.
Commenting on the development, Mike Fasulo, president and COO, Sony Electronics North America, said: “We take great pride in the superb picture and sound quality of our innovative TVs.
“Now with the Apple TV app, we are making great entertainment even more enjoyable, and easier for customers to access”.
Sony’s smart TV users can browse the Apple TV app to buy or rent more than 100,000 movies and TV shows, including titles available in 4K HDR and with Dolby Atmos, as well as enjoy personalised and curated recommendations and access their library of movie and TV show purchases from Apple. Select Sony TVs1 also support AirPlay 2 and HomeKit. With AirPlay 2, customers can play videos and other content from their iPhone, iPad or Mac directly to their smart TV. HomeKit allows customers to 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 at tv.apple.com, for $4.99 per month. For a limited time, those who purchase a new iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch or Mac can enjoy one year of Apple TV+ for free.
The Apple TV app will launch on select 2018 models and most 2019 and 2020 models by the end of the year.