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Plex App for Sony television (not Google edition)

by nizmo Specialist on ‎06-10-2014 05:50 PM

Sony, 

 

Please add Plex to your development list.  I was disappointed to find that this app is offered by other brands but not on Sony TV's.  This is a must have for home media servers.  Thanks.

 

=niz=

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by jester Rookie
‎09-27-2014 08:00 AM - edited ‎09-27-2014 08:00 AM

I have a KD65x9005 and I would really appreciate to have a Plex app on this expensive Smart TV...

by nizmo Specialist
on ‎09-30-2014 05:08 PM

Hey guys,

 

I'm not sure what this "Join the Inspiration" is for when all our requests go unanswered?  I created this thread three months ago in hopes of Sony adding Plex to their Apps list.  Up till today, I haven't heard a thing.  Seems this forum falls on deaf ears.

 

I've always been a loyal Sony customer with my most recent TV purchase (KDL-70W850B) but believe it's the end of the line for me.  I recently invested in a gaming console and if it weren't for this Plex debacle would have purchased a PS4.  Instead, I am a new happy owner of a Xbox One.  Microsoft doesn't make TV's, but even they understand the value in making their product better.  Here's a prime example with their development of PleXbox:    https://forums.plex.tv/index.php/topic/104978-plex-for-xbox-one-is-a-go/

 

Maybe I'm wrong and Sony is working on a Plex app, but should at lease let us know so that we can have hope!   I think this brand, once known for quality, will continue to spiral down unless they step up and meet the demands of their customer in staying current with new technologies.  So please Sony, give us and update and make your customers happy!

 

"COME'ON SONY!"  

 

Niz

by Acolon Rookie
on ‎10-05-2014 05:58 PM

Please Sony. Listen to your customers. Plex is a must for any serious media center.

by ivanute Rookie
on ‎10-13-2014 03:28 AM

c'mon Sony! I thought you were number 1 and so I bought a Sony TV just to find there's no Plex app available?

by prettejohn Rookie
on ‎10-13-2014 11:02 AM

PLEX, PLEX, PLEX!  

Please! Please! Please! 

I thank you in advance for listening to your customers. 

by kelsca Rookie
on ‎10-15-2014 02:38 PM

I agree,Sony please add Plex KDL42W829B

by Jrigden Rookie
on ‎10-19-2014 03:19 PM

I'm looking to buy a new tv, I would much rather the sony, but plex is pretty important to me, is there any news on this? I might have to go for the samsung without it

by VirtualBrown Rookie
on ‎10-28-2014 06:02 AM

Like a poster mentioned before, there's little to differentiate between TVs (some companies even share panel manufacturers) so it really comes down to the interface and software. And that's a category where samsung and lg are way ahead!

 

Listen to to your customers Sony, open up your platform and get the likes of Plex and 4OD involved. And while you're at it improve the speed of the smart interface in general. The tv is supposed to have a 3 core processor, that's more than my iPad which actually addresses more pixels but the tv stutteres through simple menus.

 

Sort it out Sony!

by eldavid13 Apprentice
‎10-29-2014 09:02 AM - edited ‎11-02-2014 05:15 AM

Lo de sony ya es una autentica verguenza. Ya no solo que su smart tv sea una autentica mierda comparada con otras marcas, lo triste es que teniendo una peticion de 127 consumidores, no tengan la vergüenza de responder. No confio lo mas minimo en que desarrollen la app, a ver si con un poco de suerte algun desarrollador la crea. lo dicho, vergonzoso comportamiento sony!!!!

 

The sony and is a real shame. And not only that your smart TV is a real ****** compared to other brands, the sad thing is that having a petition of 127 consumers have no shame responding. No trust in the slightest to develop the app, to see if hopefully some developer creates. foregoing, sony shameful behavior !!!!

by whitecube Rookie
on ‎11-02-2014 07:06 AM

kdl 50w805 please support plexapp.

i am sure enough customers who dont know about this thread want it too!

 

by damek Rookie
on ‎11-06-2014 11:04 AM

Sony do you listen to your customers? This is THE epic thread that you should be very arroused by. Cause either you will not comply with our demands and the company will suffer forever or you will and it will be a sign of this forum usability and many will be grateful. Choose your destiny!

by blademansw Rookie
on ‎11-07-2014 03:37 AM

This is the only think stopping me purchasing a Sony TV... I have a Xperia Z2 tablet, Z3 phone.. and now I want a Sony TV to complete the experience. Plex app immediately please!

by cryptoc Rookie
on ‎11-15-2014 11:43 AM

Another voice looking for a plex app on the KLD-40W605B

by wazz_1985 Enthusiast
on ‎11-19-2014 08:01 PM

Come on SONY !!..Plex is a basic app. Samsung has a gorgeous working PLEX app...even VIZIO has a PLEX..you can do better..pls pls upgrade to plex

by Motlem Rookie
‎11-22-2014 11:28 AM - edited ‎11-22-2014 11:31 AM

I would also love to see the PLEX app come to non-Google powered Bravia sets.  Specifically the KDL-48W600B.  Great set, but would love to be able to get the full PLEX effect on it. 

by redfirebrooks Rookie
‎11-26-2014 02:03 PM - edited ‎11-26-2014 02:11 PM

The Plex app will improve the user experience. I am already disappointed of my 9005a because of lack of support of a real 4k engine (no h265 codec implemented). A basic samusng tv offers now more online services than a high end sony product ?

 

A friend ask me a week ago some advices before buying a new TV, I had to tell him to go for a samung or a lg and not a sony.

by sms3d Rookie
on ‎11-27-2014 03:39 AM

want for KDL50W805B model too

by palta38 Rookie
on ‎12-06-2014 12:57 PM
I recently bought a SONY BRAVIA 50W807B build quality and image are really good but I find the software on it some what lacking specially when you compare it against other brands like LG or Samsung, the DLNA interface looks ugly compared to other TV´s with a proper media server support, adding a PLEX app would greatly improve everyone experience with SONY TV's, at the moment i would probably buy my next TV from another brand with better software.
by vind2 Rookie
on ‎12-12-2014 08:54 AM

I agree - please add a Plex app on Sony TVs!  I have a KDL48W600B and was very disappointed that there was no plex app.  This is the only thing I'm missing and would be able to get rid of my roku if they had it.

by ornosa Rookie
‎12-14-2014 12:58 PM - edited ‎12-14-2014 12:59 PM

I'm just thinking about buying a new Sony smart TV but I'm so scared about the lack of support of Sony smart TV. Several months have already passed from the post of questions related with new apps on Sony smart TV, but no answer or even a sign of interest have made by Sony. Maybe I change to Samsung!!