Sony starts upgrading to Nougat for its Android TV

Sony has released a new update for its Android TV in the United States. On the products of the Japanese colossus then Android Nougat landed.

Android TV

The new PKG6.2414.0040NAA firmware is indeed available for some models also on the official website.

The following TVs are currently supported (please note that European counterparts are XD and XE with two digits, so X800D is XD80, X900E is XE90):

  • XBR-100Z9D
  • XBR-43X800D
  • XBR-49X700D
  • XBR-49X800D
  • XBR-49X900E
  • XBR-55X700D
  • XBR-55X900E
  • XBR-55X930E
  • XBR-65X750D
  • XBR-65X850E
  • XBR-65X900E
  • XBR-65X930E
  • XBR-65Z9D
  • XBR-75X850E
  • XBR-75X900E
  • XBR-75X940E
  • XBR-75Z9D

Owners of other models should not be afraid to be left behind. Already with Android Marshmallow has staggered, so other models will be updated later.

Sony has announced full support for all Android TVs, so 2015, 2016, and 2017

Some users reported some issues after upgrading, although for now, it does not seem to be a case higher than the standard.

The issue is not relevant to us in Europe, however: the update will only arrive in the Old Continent in some time, so there will be time to correct any bugs.