Samsung has introduced that Good TVs 2018 and 2019 will provide Apple iTunes Motion pictures and TV Present in addition to assist for Apple's AirPlay 2. In the present day's shock announcement has additional implications for Apple's content material service and future plans for Apple TV .
The brand new "iTunes Motion pictures and TV Reveals" sensible TV utility will probably be out there from Samsung for all new Samsung 2019 TVs this spring, providing assist for 2018 fashions by way of firmware updates.
Samsung TV customers acquire a brand new supply of content material supply by taking on the iTunes library of flicks and TV exhibits. Most significantly, Apple has unprecedented entry to a person base of potential new clients for its service. That is additionally the primary time that Apple has been capable of entry its service from a non-Apple gadget, primarily bypassing the necessity for a buyer to buy Apple comparable to Apple TV.
There are nonetheless some open and unanswered technical questions on how the implementation works. For instance, the truth that Samsung TVs don’t assist Dolby Imaginative and prescient is definitely a facet that someway impacts and performs again the supply of HDR content material.
Contemplating that the announcement is made in a press launch from Samsung, the deal appears to have some exclusivity – different Good TV distributors will probably be not noted in the interim.