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Disney+ launches on Sony Android TVs

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As of today, the Disney+ application is now available on select Sony BRAVIA Android TVs in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria, and Switzerland. Via the application, users can access the Disney+ streaming service directly which requires a subscription.

From The Walt Disney Company, Disney+ offers more than 500 films, more than 300 series, and a slate of 26 exclusive Disney+ Originals from the company’s unique and iconic catalogue encompassing such signature entertainment brands as Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic. It is an ultimate destination for some of the most loved, recognisable and anticipated franchises and stories in the world including the Disney+ Original series ‘The Mandalorian’ from executive producer and writer Jon Favreau, blockbuster movies like ‘Captain America: Civil War,’ or classic Disney series like ‘Hannah Montana’ – all to entertain the entire family.

Sony BRAVIA Android TVs boast class-leading picture and sound quality with several exclusive technologies and features. Many of them support the Dolby Vision™ HDR format to deliver striking highlights, deeper darks, and vibrant colours, while Dolby Atmos™ compatibility brings space and realism to the audio to further enhance the Disney+ experience. The Android TV™ with the Google Assistant[1], Google Play Store and Chromecast built-in, offers users easy access to content, services and devices via its extensive platform. Sony’s original user interface menus and voice controls are also enhanced for better daily use. With the Google Assistant[2] and Amazon Alexa[3] enabled devices, you may cast and control videos from YouTube with Google Home or change the channel or volume with Amazon Alexa enabled devices. Apple® AirPlay® 2 users can stream movies, music, games and photos to their television right from their iPhone®, iPad® or Mac®. The Apple HomeKit™ technology provides an easy, secure way for users to control their television from their iPhone®, iPad® or Mac®[4]. 

More information on Sony BRAVIA TVs:

About Disney+

Disney+ is the dedicated streaming home for movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and more, together, for the first time. From The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International segment, Disney+ is available on most internet-connected devices and offers commercial-free programming with a variety of original feature-length films, documentaries, live-action and animated series and short-form content. Alongside unprecedented access to Disney’s incredible library of film and television entertainment, the service is the new streaming home for films released by The Walt Disney Studios in 2020 and beyond. Visit DisneyPlus.com to subscribe and/or learn more about the service.

More information on Disney+: www.disneyplus.com

[1] Feature availability depends on country and availability of compatible products.

[2] Google Home device (sold separately) compatible with Sony Android TV devices. Requires compatible devices connected to the same wireless home network. Download the Google Home app from the iPhone App Store or Google Play. Subject to third party app terms and conditions. User must link compatible devices in order to control operation. Once download is complete, the Google Home feature may be connected to the Sony device to access the voice control function.

[3] Amazon Alexa enabled devices (sold separately) compatible with Sony Android TV devices. Amazon account required. Subscriptions may be required to access certain content. Sony TV and Alexa devices both require internet connection. Amazon, Echo, Alexa, and all related logos are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.

[4] Apple® AirPlay® 2 and HomeKit™ features will be available on FY19 models ZF9, AF9, ZG9, AG9, XG95 and XG85 (85”, 75”, 65” and 55”) and FY20 models ZH8, A9, A8, XH95, XH90, XH92, XH91, A85, XH85, XH81 and XH80. AirPlay 2 and HomeKit features require an iOS device running iOS 12.3 or later or a Mac running macOS 10.14.5. Apple, AirPlay, HomeKit, iPhone, iPad, Mac, and macOS are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Firmware update is required via network