Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL now support HDR in Netflix, According to the Android Police. This feature is only available on limited smartphone that have display which can take advantages of the extended color gamut on the video streaming service.
Netflix maintains list of devices which support HDR compatibility and while it has not been updated to reflect this. Now appear in Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will be picked up Netflix HDR support.
Netflix, is popular OTT video streaming platform now supports HDR video on these two devices. In OTT Platform, content that range from old school SD quality to 4K but it also have some content in HDR format.
HDR Content will have brighter whites and deeper blacks for a more vivid experience. Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are yet to show is on Netflix website under the list of Devices.
Netflix notes that to view HDR videos on a supported Android smartphone. Users must have version 5.0 or higher installed on their devices. In case of HDR content, Devices must have a steady internet speed of 35mbps or higher and the streaming quality must be set to high in the settings.
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Some users claims that devices have yet to see this badge within Netflix on their phones. This suggests that Netflix is gradually rolling out the feature for supported devices.
Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL both devices powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset, coupled with 4GB of RAM. Devices also features a Full HD 5.5 inch flexible OLED display, The Google Pixel 3 XL sports a 6.3 inch QHD + OLED panel with 18.5:9 aspect ratio.
Camera: Both the device have a single 12 dual mega pixel camera at the back with 1.4um pixel and OIS. Front camera, Two 8MP sensor are housed in the notch of the Pixel 3 XL, while on the Pixel 3, they are placed in bezel above the display.
As per the Quartz reports, Netflix is estimated to have produced 345 original series, movie and other production in 2018. Content is estimated to be equivalent to around 90,000 minutes or 1,500 hours of viewing time. It set a budget of $12 billion for the year and has recently ventured into interactive content production.