Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: Sony India has introduced five new series of smart Bravia TVs and the slimmest LED TV that will run on Google`s Android operating system.
Sony’s Android TV uses the official Google Android OS- 5.0 version, offering a variety of TV apps from the Google Play Store.
The company has highlighted seven interesting features of the TV. Here's looking at the features.
Serial Abtak: Sony’s exclusive Catch-Up TV app allows viewers to watch their favourite TV serials anytime from a wide variety of National & Regional channels. One can create a personalised playlist by adding serials as favourites for quick access. The feature also allows easy navigation to watch serials by channel, episode or even language.
2. Notify BRAVIA: An exclusive app from Sony that offers uninterrupted TV viewing experience. Customers can download Notify BRAVIA app from Google Play Store on their smartphones. This allows the TV to notify the customer if he gets a call, sms, email or any other notification on the smartphone. The additional privacy setting makes this feature even more unique as viewers can control the information they want to display on their TV screens.
3. Voice Search: Voice function on Android TV allows customers to not only search for content across different services but also answer general questions using the most sophisticated search engine from Google. Customers can command their TV so they can spend less time browsing and more time watching. The Voice Search feature is available through a remote equipped with a microphone.
4. Google Play Store: By using their Google ID, customers can discover games, movies, TV shows and more from Google Play Store. They can also enjoy many familiar apps on their smartphone and have seamless content playback between devices.
5. Google Cast: Thanks to the built-in Google Cast, customers can easily cast their favourite content from their smartphone, tablet (Android, iOS) and laptop PC (Windows) directly onto the large Sony TV screen. Customers can also multi-task and operate actions such as check SNS, web and more with their Smartphones.
6. One-Flick Entertainment: This App allows customers to access content quickly and intuitively without any disturbance while watching TV. Customers can simply flick to find TV & internet videos, apps, photos and other content, quickly and intuitively. They can find their favorite content instantly with quick TV start-up and speedy app launch.
7. Connectivity with Accessories: Sony Android TV can be connected with third party accessories like Gamepad for the ultimate gaming experience; keyboard for smooth internet browsing; smartphone or smartwatch for controlling TV operations.