Google has lowered the maximum resolution of up to 1080p HDR video for mobile devices
About a year ago, the company Google, which regularly updates the functionality of YouTube, added support for movies recorded on special equipment that allows you to capture the content with a wide dynamic range of brightness (High Dynamic Range, HDR).
In September of this year, the opportunity to view these videos on a smartphone, such as Google Pixel and Pixel XL, Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ and Note8, LG V30 and Sony Xperia XZ Premium.
Initially, the resolution of the HDR video on mobile devices you can choose up to 1440p or even 2160p. But now Google has released an update that allows you to choose the resolution 1080p.
It is worth noting that even the most modern smartphones, including the flagship Google (Pixel 2), begin to slow down when you play videos in HDR resolution above 720p.