Article ID : 00196897 / Last Modified : 03/14/2018

Firmware update: Android 7.0 Nougat for Sony’s 2015 and 2016 Android TVs (W75C, W80C, W85C, S80C, S85C, X80C, X83C, X85C, X90C, X91C, X93C, X94C, SD85, XD85, XD93 and XD94 Series) – 14th March 2018

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We are pleased to announce that a new firmware update (5.381) will be released directly to your TV on the 14th March 2018 and will roll out gradually throughout spring.

This firmware introduces Android 7.0 Nougat and new features, further enhancing the TV’s performance while improving on the existing functionalities:

  • Picture-in-Picture mode
  • Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG) HDR content for USB, DLNA and satellite TV*
  • Google Cast 4K content via built-in Chromecast**
  • Voice search web browser functionality
  • And more…

NOTE: For the full list of features and benefits or to download this firmware, please go to your specific TV product page.

The recommended way to receive this update is by ensuring that the Automatic software download setting on your TV is turned ON. Your TV should then receive the update automatically, in the coming weeks.

Alternatively, you can download the firmware from the European support site, and update your TV using a USB flash memory device.

Sony always takes customer feedback into consideration, striving for innovation and overall product quality.

[Applicable TV model series]

  • 2015 (2K) Android TVs: W75C, W80C and W85C
  • 2015 and 2016 (4K) Android TVs: S80C, S85C, X80C, X83C, X85C, X90C, X91C, X93C, X94C, SD85, XD85, XD93 and XD94 Series


Unsure which TV series your model belongs to? Here are some examples:

  • KDL-75W855C
  • KD-65X9305C
  • KD-55XD8577


*Except for W85C, W80C, W75C, X830C, X80C and S80C series.
**4K models only