Netflix updates iOS app to accomodate wider screen on Apple iPhone 5 when in landscape mode

Netflix updates iOS app to accomodate wider screen on Apple iPhone 5 when in landscape mode
Just the other day, Netflix released an update for Android smartphones that included the new UI for the green robot. Now, the streaming video app is updating its app for the Apple iPhone 6. The update allows Netflix to support iOS 6 and also allows videos to fit perfectly in the Apple iPhone 5's wider screen. Wait! Stop! Halt! The Apple iPhone 5 doesn't have a wider screen than its predecessors! Well, it does when you are holding it in landscape mode like you have to when watching a video from Netflix.

Slowly but surely, developers are getting around to updating their apps to fit the new screen dimensions of the 6th generation of the Apple iPhone. Yesterday, Instagram was updated and some iOS games have also been reworked to fir the new 4 inch screen of the device. Getting back to Netflix, version 2.4 also makes it easier to search and browse for movies and television shows.

The updated Netflix app is now available at the App Store.

source: Netflix via MacRumors, BGR

Related phones

iPhone 5
  • Display 4.0" 640 x 1136 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A6, Dual-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 1440 mAh(8h 3G talk time)



1. jaoowolabi

Posts: 201; Member since: Jun 07, 2012

my 12 yr old neighbor lost his iphone 3gs... he also has an ipod touch 4th gen.... i asked him what are you going to do? he said im getting the iphone 5... i swear if his hot 18 yr old sister wasnt there i would of slap the poop out of him.... kids these days....

2. RandomlyPsychotic

Posts: 36; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

There's a typo. It's actually "Apple iPhone 5" not "Apple iPhone 6" unless you want to write "Apple iPhone 6th generation" but that would confuse people. So suggest just using iPhone 5.

3. groupsacc

Posts: 232; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

Alan, are you going to write an article for every app that adapts to the wider screen?

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