The HDR (high-dynamic range) video support for Netflix is finally available to Huawei Mate 10 Pro, Huawei P20, and Sony Xperia XZ2. Netflix is expanding its portfolio of smartphones that support a better video quality experience.
The Huawei Mate 10 Pro, Huawei P20, and the Sony Xperia XZ2 have been added to the list that now let you stream Netflix in HDR mode. With these additions, a total of 10 smartphones now have HDR mode support for Netflix.
For the HDR mode to work, you need the latest version of the Netflix app on Android and the latest firmware for HDR playback, provided by the device manufacturer. Netflix has quietly updated its Support page, and HDR playback is now supported the following list of smartphones:
- Huawei Mate 10 Pro
- Huawei P20
- LG V30
- Razer Phone
- Samsung Galaxy Note 8
- Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
- Samsung Galaxy S9
- Sony Xperia XZ Premium
- Sony Xperia XZ1
- Sony Xperia XZ2.
HDR feature is only available on Netflix’s most expensive plan: Rs. 800 per month, which also gives you access to 4K video, and support for 4 simultaneous screens.
Netflix recommends you’ve an Internet connection of 25Mbps to stream 4K HDR, though you can still avail HDR functionality at lower resolutions if your Internet isn’t fast enough. In other to see HDR content, just type ‘HDR’ into the Netflix search box.