Top smartphones that support Netflix HDR ultra HD video content

smartphones that support Netflix HDR ultra HD video content

In this article, I will be listing smartphones that support Netflix HDR ultra HD video content. Netflix has finally extended HDR smartphone support to four new smartphones. This makes the list of smartphones the support Netflix HDR ultra HD video totalling 11, with just one tablet supporting the feature as well. Although, if you have a TV capable of displaying Ultra HD images and videos with Netflix onboard, you’re really enjoying what most smartphone users are not.

But if you have plans of enjoying UHD Netflix content on your smartphone, then you should be ready to own one of the devices listed below. Unfortunately, the smartphones that support this feature are super minimal, even with the four new smartphones coming on-board. These are the smartphones that support Netflix HDR ultra HD video content.

New smartphones that support Netflix HDR ultra HD video content

1. Sony Xperia XZ2

The Xperia XZ2 with its 5.7-inch FHD+ screen displays amazing visuals and dishes out an 18:9 aspect ratio. There’s a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on top as well.

2. Huawei Mate 10 Pro

It comes with a 6-inch FHD+ OLED screen that boasts of 2160 x 1080 pixels in resolution. Coming with the always-on display as well, the Mate 10 Pro is one of the smartphones that support Netflix HDR ultra HD video content.

3. Huawei P20

The P20 has been added as one of the smartphones that supports this feature. It boasts of a 5.8-inch FullView IPS LCD screen with 2244 x 1080 pixels in resolution.

4. Huawei P20 Pro

The Pro version is built around a 6.1-inch FullView OLED screen with a resolution of 2240 x 1080 pixels. The screen also dishes out an 18.7:9 aspect ratio as well.

Previous smartphones that support Netflix HDR ultra HD video content

5. LG V30, V35

Those using the LG V30 already enjoys the HDR feature on Netflix. Thanks to its 6.0-inch QHD+ POLED display which dishes out an 18:9 aspect ratio. The screen has a resolution of 2880 x 1440 pixels too.

6. Razer Phone

This gaming smartphone doesn’t just display games in HDR and UHD. It also supports Netflix streaming of UHD contents. Thanks to its 5.72-inch QHD IGZO LCD with 1440 x 2560p resolution and 513ppi.

7. Samsung Galaxy Note 8

The Galaxy Note 8 allows users stream UHD contents on Netflix, it’s 6.3-inch screen has an 18.5:9 aspect ratio with 3K QHD+ resolution. Making it one of the smartphones that support Netflix HDR ultra HD video content.

8. Samsung Galaxy S9

The Galaxy S9 comes with a smaller 5.8-inch with 18.5:9 aspect ratio as well. The details on the screen comes as sharp as well, it has Quad HD+ 2,960 x 1,440 resolution.

9. Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

The bigger brother to the S9 is also one of the smartphones that support Netflix HDR ultra HD video content. All thanks to its Super AMOLED 6.2-inch screen with 2,960 x 1,440 pixels resolution.

10. Sony Xperia XZ1

Sony smartphones started streaming Netflix HDR ultra HD video content from the XZ1. It has 5.2-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels and Sony’s TRILUMINOS technology.

11. Sony Xperia XZ Premium

This Premium version has been on the list for quite some time now. It has a 5.5 inch display screen with 3840 × 2160 pixels in resolution and the Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on top.

12. Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

This is the only tablet on the list that allows streaming of Netflix HDR ultra HD videos. Boasting of a massive 9.7-inch Super AMOLED screen with 2048 x 1536 pixels in resolution.

Conclusion

These are the top smartphones that support Netflix HDR ultra HD video content. You have to own any of these smartphones to be able to stream UHD contents on Netflix. However, you have to be on Netflix Premium plan, which will set you back $13.99 per month.

Posted by Joseph Young

Africa's most sought-after Mobile Reporter.

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