Netflix mobile previews are here; iOS now and coming soon to an Android device near you

Netflix mobile previews are here; iOS now and coming soon to an Android device near you
Netflix today introduced mobile previews for the streamer's iOS app. These previews, like the trailers you might view at the movie theater, are designed to whet your appetite and get you salivating to watch new content on Netflix. Each preview runs for 30-seconds and is made to view in landscape orientation. The previews are also shown like a slideshow, which means that you can swipe the screen until you find a preview you want to view. Tap on it to watch.

These are not random previews. In this day and age, it is not shocking to find out that these clips are tailored to your preferences. Netflix says that they are quick to load, and are easy to use. Netflix also says that years of testing have helped it discover that the previews lead subscribers to browse less and discover content more quickly.


Last year, Netflix unveiled previews for its television interface. Today, mobile previews launch on iOS; Netflix will soon roll out the feature to Android devices as well.

source: Netflix

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5 Comments

2. midan

Posts: 2984; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

And again iOS first

6. mootu

Posts: 1527; Member since: Mar 16, 2017

Maybe because the Fisher Price phone OS only has about 10 different hardware combinations to develop for compared to hundreds on Android.

8. bambamboogy02

Posts: 840; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

First to finish does not equate to best.

3. fyah_king unregistered

For every one iOS user there’s 10 Android users. They should make Android priority #1.lol

9. Blazers

Posts: 751; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

For every 1 high-end Android phone, there's 20 low-end devices being used. That's a big reason Fortnite won't be available on Android for a while. We want a great experience for all users -from Epic Games I don't buy it. Apple requires iOS 11 for many of the new apps being released, so older devices are left out, even if they are capable of running them.

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