Razer Phone will offer Netflix in HDR and Dolby Digital Plus 5.1
The owners of the Razer Phone will benefit from the partnership between Netflix And Razer thanks to an update that will be released this month.
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LAS VEGAS (CES 2018) – Razer ™, the global leader in lifestyle gaming, announces support for Netflix in HDR and Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 on the Razer Phone. The Razer Phone is therefore the first smartphone to support both high-quality audio and video formats for the enjoyment of Netflix content.
“We designed the Razer Phone to deliver HDR video and audio handling like no other smartphone on the market,” said Min-Liang Tan, co-founder and CEO of Razer. “We are thrilled to bring Netflix entertainment to smartphones like never before, making the most of the HDR10-enabled display, dual front speakers optimized for Dolby playback and THX-certified headphone connectivity.”
Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 support on Razer Phone is new to Netflix in the smartphone world. Generally it is present in systems and PCs designed specifically for high-level entertainment. 5.1 is the most popular scheme in home cinema. Enjoy five full-bandwidth channels (the “five”) and one low-frequency effects channel (the “point one”). 5.1 is also the standard surround sound component of digital music and broadcasting.
“The Razer Phone brings incredible enjoyment of Netflix content to smartphones,” said Anthony Park, Netflix’s vice president of engineering. “We look forward to offering this experience to our users around the world to allow them to enjoy their favorite shows on the go.”
Razer Phone owners will benefit from the partnership between Netflix and Razer with an update to be released in January 2018. It will include the Netflix app and home screen widget for easy access, as well as screen and sound firmware improvements. to ensure the use of Netflix contents of absolute quality. This update will already be present in all future Razer Phones.
To enjoy HDR content, Netflix users must be subscribed to the premium plan – which includes titles like “Bright”, “Stranger Things 2” and the entire Marvel series.