Article ID : 00246930 / Last Modified : 19/05/2022

What types of USB HDDs (hard disk drives) are compatible with Google TV™ and Android TV™ (X74H, X75H, W8, X7, W8K, 74K and 75K series)?

    IMPORTANT: This page introduces compatible information regarding USB HDD drives for specific Android TV. Please check the Applicable Products of this article.

    USB HDDs that can be used with some Sony’s Android TVs must meet the following conditions. However, Sony does not guarantee that they will operate. Use them at your own risk.

    Supported file system and maximum drive size:

    File System
    before connecting
    Max hard disk drive size for playback
    (Video/Photo/Music)
    Max hard disk drive size for storage (*1)(*2)
    FAT322TB (*3)256GB
    NTFS16TBNot supported
    • *1: This function is not available for X74H and X75H series.
    • *2: The USB HDD must be registered to the Android TV or Google TV as device storage (to be formatted for storage). You can use a USB HDD that is 256 GB or larger, but the usable capacity is restricted to 256 GB.
    • *3: The maximum size of a content file that can be saved in the USB HDD is restricted to 4 GB.
    • USB Interface/Version: USB 2.0
    • Maximum output (current) of the TV USB port: 500mA
    • RPM: No condition
    • Read/Write speed: No condition