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These are all HDR compatible phones on Netflix


Netflix has an HDR video mode (high dynamic range) that leads to a general increase in the quality of the image, since both the contrast, the quality of the colors and the blacks, as well as the depth of them, look pretty improved. We are not going to focus on this article the origin and functioning of this technique , but we will tell you which smartphones are both Android and iOS that are compatible with this technology.

First of all we must know that the HDR requires an extra effort to the processor of our smartphone, since it requires to process each frame of a video in real time and therefore not all the SoCs of the market are trained for it, but we will need a quite powerful smartphone.

Android phones compatible with HDR on Netflix

In order to enjoy HDR video, not only do we need a compatible device, but also, the company itself requires several requirements:

  • A 4 screens plan Netflix: a limitation somewhat absurd but that exists. So users of individual accounts will not be able to enjoy HDR content.
  • A stable Internet connection of at least 25 megabits per second : so it is almost essential to have fiber optics or have a data plan with very good coverage. It should be clarified that this requirement entails 4K solution , so it is possible that a less fast connection is sufficient for Full-HD with HDR.
  • The option of streaming quality set in high : this is a simple adjustment without further complication.

These are all HDR compatible phones on Netflix

If we meet these requirements, we can enjoy our Netflix series and movies in HDR quality, as long as we have one of the following devices:

These last 3 Android smartphones have been added to the list today, so we have a total of 10 HDR compatible phones on Netflix.

IOS mobile compatible with HDR on Netflix

Well, the truth is that there are no devices of the bitten apple compatible with the HDR standard, but as with the LG G6, we do have some iPhone yes they are compatible with Dolby Vision :

  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone X

Both on the part of mobile phones compatible with HDR on Netflix that work with Android, and those who use Dolby Vision under iOS, it will be necessary to have the latest version of the application installed ( Android , iOS ) and have the latest firmware version of these devices installed.

We hope this small tutorial has been helpful.