Netflix adds HDR support for Sony Xperia XZ2, Huawei Mate 10 Pro and Huawei P20

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Netflix is now bringing HDR support for Xperia XZ2, Huawei Mate 10 Pro and P20 smartphones. While more and more smartphone with HDR-capable displays is launching, app developers must bring the compatible feature to take advantage of the capability. Continue reading “Netflix adds HDR support for Sony Xperia XZ2, Huawei Mate 10 Pro and Huawei P20”

Netflix rolls out HDR support for iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

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Netflix for iOS app has received an update for HDR support. With the latest update, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X users will be able to watch HDR content. According to The Verge the newest 10.5-inch iPad Pro and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models also support HDR. Continue reading “Netflix rolls out HDR support for iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus”

Netflix rolls out HDR support for Samsung Galaxy Note8, Sony Xperia XZ1

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It looks like Netflix’s list of HDR-compatible devices is growing rapidly. The popular US based streaming service has added HDR support to Samsung Galaxy Note8 and Sony Xperia XZ1. Other flagships that come with HDR streaming support include the LG G6, LG V30 and Sony Xperia XZ Premium.

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Modified Google Camera app brings HDR+ feature to Snapdragon 820, 821, 835 phones

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Google Camera app on the Pixel smartphones has gained accolades from users as well as critics for its performance. The app which uses a high-end software to process photos, especially scores when it comes to high dynamic range photos thanks to its HDR+ mode. Now, an Ukrainian app developer who goes by name B-S-G, has found a way to transfer that software to any device powered by Snapdragon 820,821 or 835 processor. Continue reading “Modified Google Camera app brings HDR+ feature to Snapdragon 820, 821, 835 phones”

Demystifying the Google Nexus 5’s HDR+ mode, what does it actually do?

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Demystifying the Google Nexus 5’s HDR+ mode, what does it actually do?

The Google Nexus 5‘s 8 megapixel camera has been a hot topic of discussion ever since it made its way into the market. With people getting their hands on it the day after it released, various reports came in. Some said the camera was average, some said the camera was great, and some said one must always use the in-built HDR mode for the best pictures. It definitely got us intrigued, especially with Google promoting the HDR+ mode one its Nexus 5 product page as “With HDR+, create vivid photos by day and sharper photos by night.” Technically, HDR directly means “Higher dynamic range” which will fuse multiple exposures and output a single photo that is equally exposed, but that doesn’t seem right in line with Google’s description, does it? Well, we set to find out exactly what it does, and the results are quite interesting, to say the least.

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