Netflix HD Support is Now Available to 23 More Android Devices

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Netflix has now certified 23 more devices for full HD playback. The new list includes the Pixel 2, 3, 3a along with the OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro as well.

Netflix uses its own DRM and container formats. That is why the ability to watch Netflix in HD was dependant on whether your device has the Widevine L1 license or not. If your phone or tablet doesn’t have that Widevine L1 certification, then you are restricted to 480p content.

This has nothing to do with how powerful your device is. If there’s no Widevie L1, there’s no full HD. Here’s the list of all those 23 device which got the certification –

  • Honor WaterPlay 8
  • Huawei MediaPad M5 10 (CMR-AL09, CMR-W09, CMR-AL19, CMR-W19)
  • Huawei MediaPad M5 10 Lite (HDL-AL09, HDL-W09)
  • Huawei MediaPad T5 10 AGS2-L09, AGS2-W09, AGS2-W19, AGS2-L03)
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
  • Samsung Galaxy View 2 (SM-T927A)
  • Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL
  • Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL
  • Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL
  • Honor Play (COR-L29)
  • Huawei P Smart+ (INE-LX1)
  • Huawei P30 and P30 Pro
  • OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro
  • Razer Phone 2
  • Samsung Galaxy A10
  • Samsung Galaxy A20 and A20e
  • Samsung Galaxy A30
  • Samsung Galaxy A40
  • Samsung Galaxy A50

As for the HDR playback compatibility list, it now includes the Huawei P30 and Huawei P30 Pro, OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro, the Honor Play, and the Razer Phone 2.

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