YouTube now allows Android users to play videos in 4K


YouTube has finally allows to play 4K videos for Android users. This implies that the clients would now be able to transfer recordings in 2160p or 4K. At present, Android clients can stream up to 1080p or Full HD content because 1080p is the standard resolution on most smartphones. In any case, presently Android users will have the alternative of watching videos in 2160p or 4K. Already, Google had set the goal to 1440p for Android clients in any event, when the video was uploaded in 4k. The feature was already there on iOS.

According to XDADevelopers, Google is adding another web-based choice to YouTube on Android gadgets. The report expresses that the organization had empowered the new streaming choice through a server-side update. This implies that phones that have support for 1080p or 720p would now be able to watch videos in higher resolutions of up to 4K and HDR. iOS got HDR IN 2019 and 4K was added with iOS 14.

Reddit user Liskowskyy posted a screenshot of the YouTube application with a 2160p streaming option which is not regarded as the screen resolution. The new video goal was seen in various forms of the YouTube application on Android. A Reddit user showed, “YouTube is sending you the information needed to stream 4k. Therefore, the image will be sharper/have higher fidelity, even on a 1080p or 720p screen with a small resolution. Even though it’s most difficult to differentiate on a small phone screen.”

YouTube appears to have revealed the new streaming choice is regardless of screen resolution. For example, if your smartphone has a 1080p screen, you will get the videos in 1080p as it were. If we are selecting higher resolution, the video will be more better and sharper.

The Google Pixel gadgets including the Pixel 4a and Pixel 5 come with 1080p displays and now they can stream 4K videos. It is additionally essential to take note of that to watch videos in 4K, users should connected to a better internet connection.


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