Sony is rolling out Android 9 (Pie) to its D, E, F, and G generations of Android TVs from second half 2016 to 2019. The brand new firmware can even add help for 100/120Hz video platback.
) is now rolling additionally rolling out in Europe.
) is now rolling out within the US, Canada and different areas. Nonetheless pending in Europe. Desk has been up to date as extra fashions together with Z9D (ZD9), X93E (XE93) and X800D (XD80) have been confirmed.
Android 9 for Sony TVsSony will convey Android 9 (Pie) to lots of its earlier TV fashions, together with the A1, A8F (AF8) and A8G (AG8) OLED TVs in addition to the X700D (XD70), X900E (XE90), and X900F (XF90) LCD TVs. The complete listing is included within the desk on the backside.
Android 9 consists of principally bug and efficiency fixes. There's a new Settings menu and a few visible tweaks. As well as, Sony says that the firmware will mix the "Video, Album, and Music apps into the Media Participant app" and that it's going to add "help for HEVC 100/120Hz in USB video playback", though it's not clear which fashions it is going to apply to.
The firmware replace (version 6.7115) is rolling out now in Latin America. Sony Europe confirms to FlatpanelsHD that it needs to be out there in Europe earlier than the top of 2020. We have now not obtained particular affirmation relating to the US however it's value noting that the TV fashions within the US are the identical as in these in Latin America.
Replace 11.11.2020: Firmware (v6.7140) is now rolling out within the US, Canada and different areas. Nonetheless pending in Europe.
Android 9 was launched publicly in late 2018 so the replace arrives very late – and later than on newer Sony TVs. The corporate has not commented on its plans for Android 10 and Android 11 on TVs, however Google has stated that Google TV will come to some unspecified Sony TVs in the future.
Additionally learn: Android 9, AirPlay & HomeKit released for Sony A9G/AG9, A9F/A9F OLED TVs
Sony's first Android TVs from 2015 and the primary half of 2016 usually are not included on this replace and no plan to convey Android 9 to those TVs has been introduced. These TVs are operating Android 7 on a previous-generation MediaTek SoC.
Competing corporations like LG, Samsung, and Panasonic usually are not offering main software program updates to their respective webOS, Tizen, and MyHomeScreen platforms after launch.
- Supply: Sony Europe, Sony Latin America, Sony USA
Android 9 (Pie) for 2016-2019 Sony TVs
|Advantages and Enhancements:
- Combines the Video, Album, and Music apps into the Media Participant app
Be aware: After the replace, the App menu will show the Music and Media Participant apps solely, however will comprise all of the content material from the Video, Album, and Music apps.
- Provides help for HEVC 100/120Hz in USB video playback
- Removes the WPS perform
- Provides help for the Android 9 Pie Setting menu tree
- Redesigns the Setting menu
Be aware: Sony has launched a listing of relevant fashions just for Latin America at the moment. Extra fashions similar to Z9D (ZD9) and X93E (XE93) could (based mostly on their SoC) be relevant for the replace but it surely has not been confirmed at the moment. Within the desk beneath, FlatpanelsHD has added 'often known as' and the mannequin identify equal for Europe.
Replace: Desk up to date as extra fashions together with Z9D (ZD9), X93E (XE93) and X800D (XD80) have been confirmed.
|Mannequin identify (Americas)||Also referred to as||Mannequin identify in Europe|
|XBR-55A8G||A8G / AG8||55AG8|
|XBR-65A8G||A8G / AG8||65AG8|
|XBR-49X800G||X800G / XG80||49XG80**|
|XBR-55X800G||X800G / XG80||55XG80**|
|XBR-65X800G||X800G / XG80||65XG80**|
|XBR-75X800G||X800G / XG80||75XG80**|
|XBR-55A8F||A8F / AF8||55AF8|
|XBR-65A8F||A8F / AF8||65AF8|
|XBR-60X830F||X830F / XF83||60XF83**|
|XBR-70X830F||X830F / XF83||70XF83**|
|XBR-75X850F||X850F / XF85||75XF85**|
|XBR-85X850F||X850F / XF85||85XF85**|
|XBR-65X850F||X850F / XF85||65XF85**|
|XBR-49X900F||X900F / XF90||49XF90**|
|XBR-55X900F||X900F / XF90||55XF90**|
|XBR-65X900F||X900F / XF90||65XF90**|
|XBR-75X900F||X900F / XF90||75XF90**|
|XBR-85X900F||X900F / XF90||85XF90**|
|KD-49X750F||X750F / XF75||43XF75**|
|KD-49X750F||X750F / XF75||49XF75**|
|KD-55X750F||X750F / XF75||55XF75**|
|KD-65X750F||X750F / XF75||65XF75**|
|XBR-65X750D||X750D / XD75||65XD75**|
|XBR-55X700D||X700D / XD70||55XD75**|
|XBR-49X700D||X700D / XD70||49XD75**|
|XBR-43X800D||X800D / XD80||43XD80**|
|XBR-49X800D||X800D / XD80||49XD80**|
|XBR-49X800E||X800E / XE80||49XE80**|
|XBR-55X800E||X800E / XE80||55XE80**|
|XBR-65X850E||X850E / XE85||65XE85**|
|XBR-75X850E||X850E / XE85||75XE85**|
|XBR-49X900E||X900E / XE90||49XE90**|
|XBR-55X900E||X900E / XE90||55XE90**|
|XBR-65X900E||X900E / XE90||65XE90**|
|XBR-75X900E||X900E / XE90||75XE90**|
|XBR-55X930E||X93E / XE93||55XE93**|
|XBR-65X930E||X93E / XE93||65XE93**|
|XBR-75X940E||X94E / XE94||75XE94**|
|XBR-65Z9D||Z9D / ZD9||65ZD9|
|XBR-75Z9D||Z9D / ZD9||75ZD9|
|XBR-100Z9D||Z9D / ZD9||100ZD9|