These devices have just received Netflix certification for HD and HDR streaming

These devices have just received Netflix certification for HD and HDR streaming
Netflix keeps a list of handsets that have the ability to stream its videos in HD or HDR. The subscription video streamer certifies the models that can view its HD and HDR fare, and today has added some new names to that list (via Android Police). In order to view Netflix in HD, you need a phone with a display supporting a resolution of 720p or higher. Your Netflix subscription must include HD streaming. The download data speed on the phone must be 5Mbps or higher, and you must have streaming quality set on high or auto.

The new models that have been certified by Netflix for HD streaming include:

  • Huawei Mate 20 (LYA-AL00, LYA-AL10, LYA-TL00, LYA-L09, LYA-L29, LYA-L0C, LYA-AL00P, HMA-TL00, HMA-AL00, HMA-L09, HMA-L29, EVR-AL00, EVR-TL00, EVR-L29)
  • LG Q9 One (LM-Q927L)
  • LG X5 (X5-LG)
  • Sony Xperia XZ3 (SOV39, SO-01L, 801SO) 
  • Phones powered by the HiSilicon Kirin 710, HiSilicon Kirin 980

New models that support Netflix's HDR10 videos include:

  • Huawei Mate 20
  • LG Q9 One
  • LG X5
Keep in mind that not all of Netflix's inventory of movies and television shows are available in HD or HDR. You do need to have the latest version of the Netflix app on your phone for the best results. Also, certain unlimited data plans cap video at 480p. In that case, using a Wi-Fi connection should allow you to view video in HD or HDR10.

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9 Comments

1. yonith

Posts: 222; Member since: Sep 11, 2012

No iPhones?

2. L0n3n1nja

Posts: 1521; Member since: Jul 12, 2016

These are new certifications, I think the iPhone X, XS, XS Max all support it.

3. koioz

Posts: 132; Member since: Nov 29, 2018

Iphone XR will get Netflix 4k certification soon.

5. Shubham412302

Posts: 564; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

Why do you want to waste bandwidth by playing 4k video on 720p screen?

7. gauravbhakuni90

Posts: 28; Member since: Oct 29, 2013

You missed the sarcasm...

6. Rager722

Posts: 621; Member since: Jan 30, 2013

Lmaooo

4. UglyFrank

Posts: 2190; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Unless the pocophone receives HD certification or the S8 receives HDR certification, who cares.

8. yalokiy

Posts: 901; Member since: Aug 01, 2016

Some new LG X5 version? The one I found is an old budget model from 2016.

9. chris2k5

Posts: 236; Member since: Nov 17, 2012

:( No Pixel or Samsung support

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