Now YouTube has rolled out its HDR (High Dynamic Range) feature to select the mobiles.

This HDR feature was rolled out in HRD television sets in last year. Now, this feature comes to the Android mobile phones. The update has not been for the iOS mobile phones.

YouTube has rolled out HDR feature to select mobiles

The Android smartphones for which the rollout has made for the Xperia XZ Premium, Google Pixel, Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8, S8 Plus and the LG V30.

The reviews on this new update are not quite positive. The users who have updated the YouTube have complained about the stuttering videos. It is no longer having the full-screen mode option. It is directly moving to the landscape mode. Another complained about no possibility of returning the previous resolutions. It was an option provided at the bottom right corner of the video.

Some claim that the new HDR feature blocks the option of to adjust the brightness level. It often drains the battery life.

YouTube spokesperson e-mail to Digital Trends

The YouTube spokesperson wrote to Digital Trends in an e-mail said: ”They will continue working with the partners in the mobile industry to bring the HDR playback to the more smartphones”.

The HDR videos support a wider gamut of the colors as compared to the regular videos. The shadows contain the many details and the colour pop out more. The overall images appear at more vibrant.

This facility is available to the latest Chromecast Ultra. In the new range of the Samsung SUHD or UHD phones.

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The aim to provide the excellent video quality while using the less bandwidth, global video streaming services. The Netflix will support the HDR technology on the mobile phones soon.

Netflix CEO statement:

Reed Hastings is the Netflix CEO said, “It starts the LG G6 smartphones that support the both Dolby Vision and HDR 10 streams. The Netflix would assist the HDR on smartphones”.


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