A attention-grabbing switch within the YouTube Android app now lets some customers playback videos at as a lot as 4K decision at 60FPS with HDR on units with decrease res-shows. The recent feature is apparently a server-facet change as I’m the employ of version 15.05.35 of the YouTube app and not the most modern 15.06.35 assemble which released on February 13. Closing 365 days the iOS YouTube additionally app acquired 4K playback with the rollout of iOS 14.
In my non-public attempting out with a Galaxy S10e playback at 2160p worked properly although after I switched to a Galaxy Tab S5e playback fared unheard of worse with chopped frames leading to more of a slideshow than video playback. It stays to be viewed which units will assemble this recent feature even though it’s a nice addition. Even on smaller FHD+ smartphone monitors, the 2160p videos survey noticeably sharper with less compression attributable to the greater bitrate.
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