YouTube videos on Android phones get 4K HDR quality

Android users get an additional option, can stream in high quality 4K YouTube videos

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YouTube videos on Android phones get 4K HDR quality

YouTube videos on Android phones get 4K HDR quality

New Delhi: Google has added 4K HDR playback support for the YouTube Android app. This means now you can stream videos on YouTube at 4k with HDR. 4K HDR playback support was previously for IOS or iPhone users only. The Android YouTube app had a video quality at a maximum of 1440 pixel resolution.

Android app users can currently be able to see a further choice in video resolution of 2160p HDR, i.e. 4K. To envision if you’ve  4K HDR streaming support on your Android YouTube app, attend any YouTube video that has been uploaded in 4K and click on on the 3 dots menu icon on the highest right corner of the video box. Choose Quality associated you ought to be able to see 2160p60 HDR as a choice among different resolutions. 144p60 HDR is the lowest option for video quality on YouTube. The major drawback is with 4K video streaming the battery consumption will be increased.

YouTube has also revealed that the video streaming platform will soon be introduced with a redesigned YouTube VR app homepage, base on Virtual Reality or VR.

As for YouTube TV, the team has announced that 4K streaming, offline viewing and the unlimited concurrent stream will be introduced. The company is working on YouTube Music putting more personalized mixes around the everyday activity.

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