Galaxy Tab S3 now supports HDR video streaming from Netflix

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Samsung has released a long-awaited update—T820XXU1AQI2— for the Galaxy Tab S3 in the Netherlands, which bundles support for HDR video streaming for Netflix, in addition to a handful of bug fixes and security improvements—but unfortunately, there’s no word on what exactly they do.

The full changelog can be seen below:

  • A new feature for Samsung Pass
  • Support for Netflix HDR
  • Kids Mode can be reinstalled where it was previously deleted
  • SoundCamp can be reinstalled where it was previously deleted
  • Overall security has been improved

This news comes less than a month after a similar upgrade arrived on the Galaxy Note 8, leaving the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ as the only HDR-ready devices in the firm’s lineup still yet to receive compatibility for HDR video streaming from Netflix, though it’s expected to reach them in the near future.

Related: Netflix starts supporting HDR video streaming on the Galaxy Note 8

Checking to see if the release is available for your Galaxy Tab S3 couldn’t be easier. All you need to do is open up Settings, select Software Update, then hit Download Updates Manually. If it isn’t ready yet, don’t panic. It should arrive on your slate by the end of the week. Just be patient.

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cdubbsworld
3 months 16 days ago
cdubbsworld

What about the LTE version of the tablet?

awoodmariner@gmail.com
3 months 19 days ago

Update not in Singapore yet 🙁

3 months 20 days ago
wordsley

If only the TAB s3 was the right aspect ratio,
4 by 3 is stupid..
Tab s 4 needs to go back to 16 by 10 , that’s the would be a lot better, get it right next time Samsung….

3 months 20 days ago
Frantzeskos Vorias

What about stutter on 1440p?

wildcard30
3 months 21 days ago
wildcard30

I got the update for my Tab S3 a couple of days ago in the US.

fcaroll
3 months 21 days ago
fcaroll

Could also s7 be enabled to support HDR? Thanks

o0MHJ0o
3 months 21 days ago
o0MHJ0o

No, HDR arrived on the Note7 later that year. the S7s do not have HDR compatible screens

fcaroll
3 months 20 days ago
fcaroll

Thank you, so I imagine tab S3 is HDR compatible am I right?

o0MHJ0o
3 months 20 days ago
o0MHJ0o

Yeah, it was its biggest selling point; the HDR display and stereo speakers by AKG

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