YouTube now supports 4K on low-res phones — here’s why that’s great


YouTube now supports 4K on low-res phones — here’s why that’s great
It’s long been a pet peeve of mine that YouTube videos on mobile devices are limited to roughly the resolution of the screen itself. That appears to be changing now. As reported by XDA, Reddit users recently began to notice YouTube’s Android app is now allowing users to play resolutions as high as 4K (2160p60) even on some phones with 720p displays. Indeed, on my measly FHD+ Pixel 5, I’m now able to play videos at full 4K resolution with HDR. Previously, I was limited to 1080p. For those of us that watch a lot of videos on our phones,…

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