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Xperia™ XZ Premium now supports Netflix in HDR

Things are getting even better for Xperia XZ Premium owners now that they can watch their favourite entertainment on Netflix in stunning high dynamic range.

XZ Premium brings HDR screen tech to your smartphone

Why is HDR worth getting excited about? Well, colour, contrast and brightness all get a boost, providing an immersive, true to life experience that has to be seen to be believed.

Speaking of why HDR is a great feature for Netflix fans and Xperia XZ Premium owners, Marcus Yee, Business Development Specialist at Sony Mobile said, HDR allows viewers to experience films and TV shows in stunning, true to life colour and greater detail for striking realism.  Netflix is on the leading edge of entertainment, and now XZ Premium users can watch content at its absolute best anywhere they want.”

Those lucky enough to already own the XZ Premium and have a premium Netflix account can watch TV shows and movies available in HDR by simply going into the Netflix settings and changing the video quality streaming to “high”, while also ensuring a good connection speed. See here for requirements.

Netflix members can watch a wide variety of programming in HDR like Okja, Chef’s Table and the entire slate of Marvel series’. There is also plenty to get excited about throughout the rest of 2017 including some of the most highly anticipated launches of Stranger Things 2, Marvel’s The Defenders and Bright.

More details of Xperia XZ Premium can be found here.