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LG has declared today that the Apple TV application will be coming to huge numbers of its 2019 TV models – including the entirety of its 9-arrangement OLEDs – in excess of 80 nations.

As you would expect, the application will incorporate help for the iTunes motion picture and TV store, the Apple TV+ membership gushing assistance, and ‘Apple TV Channels’. Likewise, LG has affirmed that its form of the application will bolster premium Dolby Vision HDR playback where a title underpins it (also, obviously, as standard HDR10 with titles that aren’t accessible in Dolby Vision).

The LG TVs affirmed as getting the Apple TV application are the Z9, W9, E9, C9 and B9 OLEDs, and the SM9X, SM8X, UM7X and UM6X NanoCell LCD TVs. Note that the UM7X and UM6X support won’t turn out until some other time in the month.

LG uncovered at CES that its 2020 TV range ought to have Apple TV locally available from dispatch, and has now likewise guaranteed that it will carry Apple TV to a large number of its 2018 TVs by means of another over the air firmware update.

It can’t yet offer an exact turn out date (just ‘not long from now’) for the 2018 TV run, however, or a full rundown of good models.

The Apple TV App will basically show up as another symbol in LG’s Web OS Home Launcher menu, requiring only a solitary press of the LG Magic Remote to open up.

It shows up that the application is perfect with LG’s ‘two-deck’ menu structure, where featuring the Apple TV application in the primary launcher menu raises a second level of direct access connects to choose Apple TV content.

There is one element missing from LG’s Apple TV application however: support for Dolby Atmos sound. Regardless of numerous iTunes Movies/Apple TV+ shows being accessible on the Apple TV Box with Dolby Atmos, and notwithstanding most LG TVs supporting Dolby’s item based sound configuration.

Despite the fact that to be reasonable, bar the Apple TV box, no other Apple TV-supporting stages (Samsung TVs, Roku gadgets and some Fire TV gadgets) bolster Dolby Atmos either.

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