YouTube now plays 1440p videos on the LG G3
0. phoneArena 08 Aug 2014, 08:52 posted on
The first globally-available device from with Quad HD display a well-known manufacturer, the LG G3, is putting to shame the plethora of flagships that sport displays with a mere resolution of 1080 x 1920. The 5.5-inch screen of the G3 comes with a spectacular resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels, and although some apps and games are not yet compatible with the device, Google wants to make sure that the undoubtedly-coming crop of Quad HD devices can make full use of their displays.
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1. XperiaFanZone (Posts: 2047; Member since: 21 Sep 2012)
I had the 1080p option on my Nexus 5 but it's gone, nOw. :/
15. AeroPrime (Posts: 175; Member since: 21 Feb 2011)
Same here My Nexus 7 used to have 1080p option and its gone now.
2. CheckThisOut2k (Posts: 48; Member since: 25 Apr 2014)
I guess it depends if the video supports that feature? I watched some videos and still have the option of the 720p and 1080p. Haven't seen 1440p yet.
3. ArtSim98 (Posts: 3535; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)
This should have it :D
23. ecologer (Posts: 28; Member since: 25 Jul 2014)
A nice way to sneak in Sony Z2 in an article about LG G3 :)
6. chunky1x (Posts: 270; Member since: 28 Mar 2010)
1440p videos will make my phone network's data cap go bye bye in no time at all.
7. Antimio (Posts: 313; Member since: 11 Nov 2013)
why did you erased the "Is Android really 64-bit ready?" article?
8. GreekGeek (Posts: 1276; Member since: 22 Mar 2014)
You need an 8.4+ inch device in order to enjoy a YouTube Quad HD content!
The G3's screen is so small you'd be hard pressed to tell whether it's playing a 1080p or a 2k video.
13. hurrycanger (Posts: 1556; Member since: 01 Dec 2013)
Look at comment #12 below.
By the way, the high res display is there for people to enjoy, not to force their eyes to tell the individual pixels.
9. alrightihatepickingusernames (Posts: 474; Member since: 29 Dec 2013)
But still no 1600p support for Google's own Nexus 10?
10. fzacek (Posts: 2486; Member since: 26 Jan 2014)
I can only watch videos is 720p on my Nexus 5 :-\
11. neela_akaash (Posts: 1112; Member since: 05 Aug 2014)
Ahhh.. Another data eating feature added.
12. babyboy14622 (Posts: 35; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)
i have 1440p playing on my LG g3! It is a very colorful and crisp clear view.
14. haikallp (Posts: 184; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)
Strange..but 1080p playback still isn't available for my Nexus 5. Hmm. Anyone experiencing this issue on their 1080p device?
18. phonekang (Posts: 1; Member since: 09 Aug 2014)
Some of the comments are overlooking what this really means.The1440 res is relative
To the G3 and proper playback conditions. A Nexus can't playback a 1080. Res without a video recorded at that speed on a compatible device with a network band with capable of the consistent speed to keep the resolution at an optimal performance level. The device alone doesn't won't guarantee performance.
19. Mreveryphone (Posts: 402; Member since: 22 Apr 2014)
I just want to be able to play nba jam on my G3, and witness the acrobatic dunks in QHD!
20. Ethos (unregistered)
no difference at all guys ...
my vid .. ;https://www.youtube.com/watch?
22. JMartin22 (Posts: 1899; Member since: 30 Apr 2013)
The great QHD screen from LG that's extremely dim and relatively inaccurate compared to some 1080p screens on the market?
25. strenki (Posts: 1; Member since: 11 Dec 2014)
last night I had update to YouTube app (version 6.0.13) and now I can watch 1440p quality.
you can`t watch 4K (2160p) on LG G3. "just" 2K (1440p)