Have you ever sat in your La-Z-Boy recliner, popcorn in hand, and a cocktail at the ready, using the remote to navigate your 60-inch Ultra HD television and thought, “This is too much work”? Well, it appears you’re not alone because Sony has decided to lower the effort bar even further for smart TV owners.
On Thursday, November 8, Sony Electronics announced that Google Assistant is available on select 2016 and 2017 smart TV models — specifically, 4K HDR models with Android TV. Voice search was already supported on
With a single button press, you can tell
If your house is filled with smart tech, you’ve probably already devised and implemented a way to make it all work together. Still, you can never have too much control over your home, and if you are already in possession of a supported TV (2016 models: XBR-Z9D, XBR-X800D, XBR-X750/X700D; all 2017 Sony Android TVs), you might as well take advantage! Sony’s 2017 lineup of 4K TVs has impressed us, putting the Japanese company’s products in the conversation for best TVs, alongside brands like LG and Samsung.
Earlier in 2017,
- Sony’s A75L is its most affordable 4K OLED TV so far
- Sony claims mini-LED superiority with 2022 8K and 4K TVs
- Sony vs. Samsung: Whose TV belongs in your living room?
- This Sony OLED 4K TV is so cheap it must be a mistake
- Need a 4K TV? You can’t beat the quality and price of this Sony model today