Netflix adds HD, HDR10 support to unannounced Pixel 4 and other Android phones

Netflix adds HD, HDR10 support to unannounced Pixel 4 and other Android phones
Netflix updated its support page today (via Android Police) to add some new Android phones to its list of models that support the streamer's HD and HDR10 content. Among the new devices are the unannounced Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL. The big story here normally would have been the news that Netflix had included these two handsets on the lists proving that they do exist. However, Google itself has all but officially introduced the phones by sharing a photo of the Pixel 4, releasing a video of the Motion Sense/Face unlock features and publishing information about the new flagships in its blog.

UPDATE: Netflix has removed the Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL, Asus ROG Phone II and the Samsung Galaxy Fold from its list of phones that support its HD and HDR10 streams. All of these phones certainly will end up back on the list; they were removed for now because Netflix jumped the gun.

Other new flagship models that will support both Netflix in HD and in HDR 10 include Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 series, the Galaxy Fold and the Galaxy Tab S6 tablet. Included in the list, besides the aforementioned Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL, are the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, the Sony Xperia 1, the LG G6, Asus ROG Phone II and several Xiaomi devices including the Mi 9T, Mi 9T Pro, Redmi K20 and the Redmi K20 Pro.

Other Android devices now capable of viewing Netflix content in HD include the Amazon Fire HD 8 (2017, 2018), Fire HD 10 (2017, 2019), the Asus MeMO Pad 7, Huawei Honor Tablet 5 (AL00HN), Lenovo Yoga Tab 3, Samsung Galaxy Feel (SC-04J), and the Samsung Tab Active 2. Additionally, any device powered by the Snapdragon 665 chipset, be it phone or tablet, will now be able to view Netflix's streams in HD.


To see Netflix in HD, you need to subscribe to the Standard subscription plan priced at $12.99 per month. Streaming in HDR requires the Premium plan which costs $15.99 per month.

Related phones

Pixel 4
  • Display 5.7 inches
    2280 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 12.2 MP (Dual camera)
    8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
    6GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, not expandable
  • Battery 2800 mAh
  • OS Android 10
Pixel 4 XL
  • Display 6.3 inches
    3040 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 12.2 MP (Dual camera)
    8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
    6GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, not expandable
  • Battery 3700 mAh
  • OS Android 10

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