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Not already convinced that the Xperia XZ3 is the crème de la crème of smartphones when it comes to content consumption? Well YouTube recently named the XZ3 a Signature Device, one that can deliver a best-in-class video experience.

Every year YouTube publishes a set of criteria required to achieve the best-in-class video experience YouTube has to offer. The Xperia XZ3 has passed the rigorous testing criteria, and supports the following six technologies:

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The Xperia XZ3 is a YouTube Signature Device

HDR: With support for High Dynamic Range (HDR), you’ll see videos that are richer in detail, with true-to-life colors. HDR capabilities allow a phone to display greater contrast, so you can see details of a videos, whether that scene is shot in the dark, or bright light.

360° video: Immerse yourself in a new world with 360° videos, which have been recorded in all directions. Look up, down, or all around; with 360° videos you’re in control of the viewing experience, through on-screen controls or through a VR headset.

4K decoding: While some devices display 4K on their screens, 4K decoding ensures that you’ll see videos in high resolution and stunning clarity on VR, delivering riveting experiences.

High frame rate: Enjoy gaming, sports, and action videos without missing a beat. Support for high frame rate (anything greater than 60 frames per second) means you get super smooth video playback.

Next generation video codecs: Watch high resolution videos on YouTube while using up to 30% less bandwidth. 2019 Signature Devices are built with hardware VP9 profile 2 decoding, an advanced video codec technology.

Reliable DRM performance: From YouTube TV to rental movies, Signature Devices seamlessly stream premium content without disrupting your viewing experience.

Immerse yourself in incredible content with the XZ3

With its stunning 6-inch HDR OLED display, powered by Sony’s award-winning BRAVIA® OLED TV technologies, the XZ3 delivers deeper blacks, sharper images and more vibrant colours. So, it’s no surprise that it’s joined the XZ2, XZ2 Premium and the XZ2 Compact on the list of top-class content devices with its boundary-pushing specs and gorgeous OLED screen.