New devices receive Netflix certification for HD and HDR streaming

New devices receive Netflix certification for HD and HDR streaming

According to Android Police, Netflix has expanded its list of devices certified for HD and HDR streaming. In order to view Netflix in HD, you need a phone with a display supporting a resolution of 720p or higher. Your Netflix subscription must include HD streaming. The download data speed on the phone must be 5Mbps or higher, and you must have the streaming quality set on high or auto.

The new models certified by Netflix for HD streaming include:
  • Huawei Mate 20 (LYA-AL00, LYA-AL10, LYA-TL00, LYA-L09, LYA-L29, LYA-L0C, LYA-AL00P, HMA-TL00, HMA-AL00, HMA-L09, HMA-L29, EVR-AL00, EVR-TL00, EVR-L29)
  • LG Q9 One (LM-Q927L)
  • LG X5 (X5-LG)
  • Sony Xperia XZ3 (SOV39, SO-01L, 801SO)
  • Phones powered by the HiSilicon Kirin 710, HiSilicon Kirin 980
The new models that support Netflix's HDR10 videos include:
  • Huawei Mate 20
  • LG Q9 One
  • LG X5
It's important to point out that not all of Netflix's inventory of movies and television shows are available in HD or HDR. You will need the latest version of Netflix on your phone for the best results.

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It is also important to note that certain unlimited data plans cap video at 480p, in which case you should use your WiFi connection to enjoy full HD or HDR10.

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