You can use an external hard disk drive (HDD) as long as it meets the specifications for use on your Android TV™ device. We can't guarantee operation with all HDDs.
Supported file system and maximum HDD size
Check the maximum HDD size according to the supported file system. Make sure to format the HDD on your TV before use. This feature is available for TVs with Android™ 6.0 Marshmallow operating system (OS) and later.
|File system||Maximum HDD size for playback (videos, photos, and music)||Maximum HDD size for storage|
|exFAT and NTFS||16TB||256GB|
*1 The maximum file size that you can save on the HDD is 4GB.
- Use 256GB HDDs or smaller for TVs with Android 6.0 OS.
- Use 256GB HDD or larger for TVs with Android 7.0 Nougat OS.
- You can only use 256GB for storage.
USB port type and maximum power output
|USB port type||Max. power output||Port label||Port image|
|USB 3.1 Gen 1||900 mA|
|USB 2.0||500 mA|
Revolutions per minute (RPM) and Read/Write speed