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Netflix starts supporting HDR video streaming on the Galaxy Note 8

Samsung started supporting HDR content on its high-end smartphones and TVs last year. The Galaxy Note 7 was the first smartphone from the company to support HDR. Later, the Galaxy S8, the Galaxy S8+, and the Galaxy Note 8 were released with HDR capable displays as well. However, Netflix, one of the major producer and distributor of HDR content didn’t support HDR on any of Samsung’s smartphones, but that appears to have changed now.

Netflix’s support page now lists the Galaxy Note 8 as one of the supporting devices for HDR content playback through its video streaming app. The Galaxy Note 8 supports HDR10 format, and its screen can reach a peak brightness of up to 1,200 nits. The video streaming giant is yet to support the Galaxy S8, the Galaxy S8+, and the Galaxy Tab S3 even though these devices have screens that are perfectly capable of displaying HDR videos. Let’s hope Netflix adds supports for all the remaining HDR-capable devices from Samsung soon.

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ziomek11
ziomek11

Cool 🙂

deardevil
deardevil

ahhaha,guess Galaxy S8 was all but disappointment, after a few months now, Netflix already support Note 8 for HDR and he isn’t out yet.but the galaxy family S7 and S8 aren’t supported and they already out in the market.Once again Galaxy S8 should be cheaper because most of the stuff they announced aren’t ready yet… In Portugal not even Samsung Pay….or samsung payable theme store….

miguocache
miguocache

Galaxy S8 is quite inexpensive here in the US with promotions.
I got mine for $430+tax with a $1 trade in phone two months after release.
This was never possible for Samsung flagships before.

Yes, Note 8 is better indeed, but I won’t pay twice the price for it.
I hope the HDR support for Galaxy S8 will be coming in following firmware updates.