Apple TV app and Apple TV+ is now available on compatible 2019 LG TVs in over 80 countries, the company announced on Tuesday. The apps will be preloaded on all of LG’s 2020 smart TVs. Later this year, the Apple TV app and Apple TV+ will be available on LG’s 2018 TVs via an over-the-air firmware upgrade.
LG users can access the app from the LG Home Launcher and can stream Apple TV+ content. Users will also be able to subscribe to Apple TV channels, access iTunes video library, and buy or rent more than 100,000 movies and TV shows.
LG’s 2019 TVs support Apple AirPlay 2 and HomeKit. AirPlay 2 allows users to share content from Apple devices to LG TV. AirPlay 2 also allows users to play music on the TV and sync with other compatible AirPlay 2 speakers. Apple HomeKit allows users to control the TV, or other smart devices with the Home app on their iOS devices or by voice commands using Siri.
Apple TV app, AirPlay 2, and HomeKit are now supported in all LG’s 2019 OLED TVs and NanoCell TVs (series SM9X and SM8X). Later this month, the Apple TV app will be available on select UHD TVs (series UM7X and UM6X).
Along with LG TVs, Apple TV app is currently supported on select Samsung TVs, Roku, and Amazon Fire TV, while AirPlay 2 is enabled only on select LG, Samsung, Sony, and VIZIO TVs.