Article ID : 00235817 / Last Modified : 10/12/2019

Welcome to Android™ 9 Pie (applicable 2019 TV models)

    This page introduces key features found in the latest Android operating system. Please note, this page is only applicable for the AG9, ZG9, XG85/XG87 and XG95 Series.

     

    Streamlined Settings Menus: Android-P

    Support Apple AirPlay / HomeKit : Android-P Dolby Atmos: Android-P

    Streamlined Settings Menus

    1. Streamlined settings: All Settings options are now under seven categories, making it easier to find what you want.
    2. You can now change the presentation order of the Quick settings menu. To change the order, highlight a setting and then press and hold the Enter button on the remote control.

    Support Apple AirPlay / HomeKit


    With Apple AirPlay, you can stream movies, music, games, and photos to your television right from your iPhone, iPad, or Mac.

    Integrated Dolby Atmos support via the TV’s built-in speakers


    You can now experience Dolby Atmos in native audio directly from the TV.
    In addition, 
    Sound mode compatible models will switch to Dolby Audio automatically, so that you can enjoy content with Dolby Atmos.

     

    Additional benefits


    Menu and Interface changes

    New features

    Other changes

     


    Menu and Interface changes


    Streamlined Settings menu

    All Settings options are now grouped under 7 categories.

    • Watching TV: Broadcast settings such as channel setup, recording, subtitles, parental control, Cable/Satellite box 
      (Cable/Satellite box control compatible models only) etc.
    • Display & Sound: Settings for picture and sound adjustments
    • Network & Internet: Settings for Internet and home network connections
    • Accounts & Sign In: Google account settings
    • Apps: Settings for apps
    • Device Preferences: Other device settings such as date & time, language, accessibility, Chromecast built-in etc.
    • Remotes & Accessories: Settings for the remote control and Bluetooth device connections

    Suggestions are also added to configure settings that were skipped in the initial setup.


    Adds Restart menu

    The Restart menu is displayed on TV screen by pressing and holding the Power button on the TV remote control for a few seconds.

    Inputs menu is now customisable

    You can now reorder your apps in the Inputs menu. To change the order, highlight one and then press and hold the Enter button on the remote control.

    Customisable inputs: Android-P

    New features

    Operate your Cable/Satellite box with the supplied TV remote control

    Cable/Satellite box setup option has been added in the Settings menu under Watching TV – External inputs.
    Completing the Cable/Satellite box setup will allow you to operate your Cable/Satellite box (set-top box) with the supplied TV remote control.

    NOTE: France, Poland Italy and Spain only 
     

    Other changes

    Open a small preview screen to continue watching TV while accessing the program guide

    You can continue watching your current show in a smaller screen/window while navigating around the TV program guide 



    Illumination LED illustrates when "Ok Google" detection is activated, in the built-in Mic, when the TV is on and in Standby mode

    Illumination LED blinking (Yellow), which occurs when “Ok Google” is detected on the built-in MIC, now occurs not only during standby mode but also when the TV is on (except for XG85/XG87 Series).



    Addition of Pass-Through mode

    Pass-Through mode can output compressed audio to Audio Systems & Sound Bars.
    NOTE: When Pass through mode is set, sounds such as TV key tones or voice responses may not be output, or the voice recognition feature of the built-in MIC may be less efficient.


    Preferred Satellite option shows providers' names

    The items that were displayed as Preferred Satellite on the TV Menu have been changed to the carriers' names for easier identification.


    *iPhone, iPad, Mac, AirPlay and HomeKit are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.