Samsung has Added Disney+ App to its Smart TVs

  • LG had recently added this video streaming app to its range of smart TVs as well
  • Samsung started rolling out Disney+ app update starting 11 November 2019

Samsung has announced the arrival of Disney+ app on its range of smart TV in United States (US). The company has also added Bixby feature on its 2019 QLED TVs range. Samsung said that user can control their smart TVs using voice commands via Bixby.

After the addition of Disney+, video streaming apps that Samsug now supports include but are not limited to Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Hulu, Netflix and YouTube.

“Additionally, Samsung Smart TVs also offer Samsung TV Plus, Samsung’s free ad-supported Smart TV video service, delivering free TV, no strings attached with instant access to news, sports, entertainment, and more,” read Samsung’s official statement.

LG’s Disney+ connection

LG Electronics had also recently informed that it had started rolling out updates that embed Disney+ TV app in its range of TVs. The Korea based company informed that this app is available on compatible LG TVs in the United States, Canada and the Netherlands. LG’s customers in Australia and New Zealand have already started receiving the update.

The company is making this app available on more than 900 TV models it has produced so far. However, smart TVs manufactured by LG before 2016 might not be getting the app. Additionally these LG TVs have to be running on the webOS smart TV platform.

Disney+ app includes access to directories of Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and more.