Google pretties up Google Play movies and TV shows with HDR
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 () Just as high-dynamic range is supplanting 4K as the video format of the moment our televisions, monitors, and phone displays, Google has announced a big push to make us want it even more. Following in the footsteps of Netflix and Amazon, Google is bringing HDR playback to Play Store movies and TV shows to make your viewing experience more lifelike than ever.
While the post is light on the details, we have one confirmed title that will get the HDR treatment: the Harry Potter prequel, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” Google says that “many of the movies our users love” will be gaining the coveted high-dynamic range capability, bringing “better contrast, greater brightness levels and sharper images than HD.”
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