The list of devices that support Netflix HDR streaming is not long. Two new devices joined the group that is able to play Netflix videos in HDR. Those devices are Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Sony Xperia XZ1.
Watching favorite movies and TV shows on the go is just great. But, watching the videos in HDR is even better. This way, you’ll get the top quality pictures on the screen. Netflix HDR provides life-like quality for a wide range of movies and shows.
Up until now, devices that could support Netflix HDR streaming were LG V30, LG G6, and Sony XZ Premium. The list of supported devices is now a bit longer.
Recently launched Galaxy Note 8 comes with an amazing infinity display. It features a 6.3-inch screen, 18.5:9 aspect ratio and a resolution of 2960 x 1440 pixels. Watching Netflix in HDR on Note 8 will be a true enjoyment.
Sony Xperia XZ1 has a 5.2-inch screen and a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It has dual front-facing speakers which guarantee awesome sound experience as well.
You will notice that LG G6 is also on the list of HDR supported devices. However, it is the only device for now that supports Netflix HDR streaming and Dolby Vision.
One of the most popular video streaming services is yet to support Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus. Both phones have required HDR displays and have been launched months before Note 8. However, Note 8 is first Samsung’s device that is officially Netflix HDR compatible.
In order to stream Netflix in HDR make sure you have the latest version of the app and the latest firmware. You will also need a premium streaming plan.