Google has launched an update to support HDR videos in the mobile YouTube app. The update is live and offers support for HDR playback at up to 1080p resolution and 60 fps when manually changing video quality. The software update was first spotted by Reddit and SamMobile.
According to the Verge, YouTube added support for HDR video back in November 2016, but until now the company hasn’t rolled it out to any of the various smartphones that offer HDR screens. HDR support is available on the Galaxy S8, Note 8, Pixel, LG V30, and Xperia XZ Premium, and it’s easy to imagine that Google will continue to build out support for the higher-quality video format on other devices in the near future.