There’s no shortage of HDR content on Netflix but the feature is only available on limited devices that have displays which can take advantage of the extended color gamut on the video streaming service. Netflix maintains a list of devices with HDR compatibility and while it hasn’t been updated to reflect this, it appears that the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL have seemingly picked up Netflix HDR support.
There are a lot of smartphones on the market today that have HDR-compatible displays but for users to get the most out of them, app developers actually have to update their apps with support for HDR. Netflix has a wide variety of HDR content in its streaming library and it has been gradually expanding HDR support to more devices. It has now expanded this support to select smartphones from Sony […]
[CES 2018] LG has made its 2018 OLED product line official, and without much surprise, the best got a little bit better. Years ago, LG made a commitment to OLED TVs, and that move was met with resounding success last year, and it looks like 2018 will be more of the same. The LG OLED Televisions are the best money can buy if you can afford it, and given the […]
Video streaming service Vimeo today announced that it finally supports HDR videos on its platform. HDR videos can now be uploaded to Vimeo and the service promises to retain “as much quality as possible” for all HDR uploads. With support for 10-bit video, Vimeo can now bring over one billion colors to the screen, enabling the video quality to be strikingly clear and cleaner than ever before.
The YouTube app for Android received the ability to play HDR content in September. The functionality is only available on a handful of devices that have an HDR-certified display. Devices that don’t can not take advantage of this functionality. Those who used it on supported devices often reported performance issues on higher resolution. Perhaps that’s why Google has now capped HDR in YouTube for Android to 1080p.
Netflix announced a few months back that it will support HDR content streaming on select Android handsets. The LG G6 was the first device to get support for HDR streaming. Netflix later added a couple of other handsets to the list. It has now been discovered that the Galaxy Note 8 has been added to the list of supported devices.
HDR or high dynamic range is gradually becoming more popular. TVs with HDR support are getting more affordable which is why you’re seeing content services add support for the standard. We’ve already seen the likes of Netflix and Amazon add HDR titles to their libraries and now Google is doing the same. Google has announced that HDR playback is coming to movies and TV shows available on the Google Play […]
We’ve known for quite some time now and Netflix is going to bring HDR video streaming to Android-powered mobile devices. There are two smartphones on the market today that have mobile HDR-certified displays so when Netflix flips the switch on this feature, those who own those devices will be able to benefit from it. Netflix today released support for HDR video streaming on Android but there is one caveat.
The HDR or High Dynamic Range technology is not just limited to big TVs anymore. LG and Samsung have both released smartphones with displays that have mobile HDR certification. They can provide a similar viewing experience on a mobile device, however, they don’t add any value for users in the absence of HDR content. Netflix is fixing this soon as it has confirmed that mobile HDR and Dolby Vision support […]
If you thought that the two different HDR (High Dynamic Range) – Dolby Vision and HDR10 – were confusing enough, allow Samsung and Amazon to confuse you even further. The two companies have launched their very own HDR10+ standard. It’s an updated version of the HDR10 standard and comes with a new feature called Dynamic Tone Mapping. The feature users dynamic metadata to produce improved contrast and colors on a […]
Both LG and Samsung have announced that their new flagship smartphones – the LG G6 and Galaxy S8 respectively – have displays that can support UHD HDR content streaming. They going to work with partners like Amazon Video to bring the magic of UHD HDR to mobile devices. Netflix already offers UHD content streaming on select devices but that’s not going to be supported on the aforementioned handsets, at least […]
Netflix is one of the world’s leading online video streaming services and it continues to make improvements to its offerings. Many subscribers might be wondering when the company plans on bringing HDR streams to smartphones. Fortunately, Netflix does have an answer for them. The company has confirmed at the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona that it’s going to start supporting HDR streams on smartphones with the LG G6.
The release date of Mass Effect: Andromeda was confirmed last week so fans of the franchise finally know when they will be able to get their hands on the new title. More details have emerged about this game ever since the release date was confirmed. Fans will happy to find out that Mass Effect: Andromeda is going to be among the few games that will take full advantage of HDR […]
YouTube has announced today that it has enabled support for high dynamic range or HDR video on its platform, which happens to be the world’s biggest online video streaming platform access by countless people across the globe. HDR support won’t be of any use to you if you don’t have a compatible display or TV, those who do will be able to truly take advantage of the enhanced viewing experience […]