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Will I be able to watch the BBC UHD HDR Live Streaming trials on my Sony TV, via the BBC iPlayer app? - October 30th 2018 Update

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October 30th 2018 update: 

As of October 29, BBC UHD HDR Live Streaming was enabled on 2016 and 2017 Sony's Android TVs (provided you installed the latest firmware update on your TV). Please open the BBC iPlayer to view currently available content.

Note that UHD HDR Live Streaming contents may not be available at all times. So far, previous trials included FIFA World Cup 2018 and Wimbledon games as well as footage from Planet Earth and Blue Planet II. Please visit the BBC website for information on upcoming trials or content.

The model list below has been updated to include 2016 and 2017 Android TV models.

We’d like to thank you for your patience, and hope you will enjoy this feature!


At present, only selected models are eligible to participate in the Ultra HD HDR Live Streaming trials on the BBC iPlayer app, such as the FIFA World Cup and Wimbledon.

You can find a full list of compatible models below.

Please note that not all Sony 4K devices will be compatible to support BBC iPlayer trials.

Our engineers are working on making more 4K devices compatible with Ultra HD BBC iPlayer Live Streaming events.

For the latest developments, we recommend bookmarking this page. Alternatively, you can add your model to the Support by Sony mobile app to receive an instant product notification.

Eligible models for the Ultra HD trials:

YearModel
2016KD-100ZD9
2016KD-75ZD9
2016KD-65ZD9
2016KD-49XD8305
2016KD-43XD8305
2016KD-55XD8005
2016KD-49XD8005
2016KD-43XD8005
2016KD-49XD8077
2016KD-43XD8077
2016KD-49XD8088
2016KD-43XD8088
2016KD-49XD8099
2016KD-43XD8099
2016KD-65XD7504
2016KD-65XD7505
2016KD-55XD7004
2016KD-49XD7004
2016KD-55XD7005
2016KD-49XD7005
2016KD-50SD8005
2017KD-77A1
2017KD-65A1
2017KD-55A1
2017KD-75XE9405
2017KD-65XE9305
2017KD-55XE9305
2017KD-75XE9005
2017KD-65XE9005
2017KD-55XE9005
2017KD-49XE9005
2017KD-75XE8596
2017KD-65XE8599
2017KD-65XE8596
2017KD-65XE8588
2017KD-65XE8577
2017KD-65XE8505
2017KD-55XE8599
2017KD-55XE8596
2017KD-55XE8588
2017KD-55XE8577
2017KD-55XE8505
2017KD-55XE8396
2017KD-55XE8096
2017KD-49XE8396
2017KD-49XE8099
2017KD-49XE8096
2017KD-49XE8088
2017KD-49XE8077
2017KD-49XE8005
2017KD-49XE8004
2017KD-43XE8396
2017KD-43XE8099
2017KD-43XE8096
2017KD-43XE8077
2017KD-43XE8005
2017KD-43XE8004
2017KD-43XE7002
2017KD-43XE7003
2017KD-43XE7073
2017KD-43XE7093
2017KD-49XE7002
2017KD-49XE7003
2017KD-49XE7073
2017KD-49XE7093
2017KD-55XE7002
2017KD-55XE7003
2017KD-55XE7073
2017KD-55XE7093
2017KD-65XE7002
2017KD-65XE7003
2017KD-65XE7093
2018KD-43XF7002
2018KD-43XF7003
2018KD-43XF7073
2018KD-43XF7093
2018KD-43XF7596
2018KD-43XF8096
2018KD-43XF8505
2018KD-43XF8577
2018KD-43XF8796
2018KD-49XF7002
2018KD-49XF7003
2018KD-49XF7073
2018KD-49XF7093
2018KD-49XF7596
2018KD-49XF8096
2018KD-49XF8505
2018KD-49XF8577
2018KD-49XF8796
2018KD-49XF9005
2018KD-55AF8
2018KD-55XF7002
2018KD-55XF7003
2018KD-55XF7073
2018KD-55XF7093
2018KD-55XF7596
2018KD-55XF8096
2018KD-55XF8505
2018KD-55XF8577
2018KD-55XF8796
2018KD-55XF9005
2018KD-60XF8305
2018KD-65AF8
2018KD-65XF7002
2018KD-65XF7003
2018KD-65XF7093
2018KD-65XF7596
2018KD-65XF8505
2018KD-65XF8796
2018KD-65XF9005
2018KD-70XF8305
2018KD-75XF8596
2018KD-75XF9005
2018KD-85XF8596
2018KD-55AF9
2018KD-65AF9
2018KD-65ZF9
2018KD-75ZF9