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Razer Phone Update Will Add Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 Surround Sound & HDR for Netflix « Android :: Gadget Hacks

The Razer Phone has already been crowned the best gaming phone on the market today, along with the item might need to make room on the mantle for another trophy: the best phone for Netflix. Its Quad HD 120 Hz display makes the item a great option to binge Black Mirror on, yet the Razer Phone didn’t exactly stand out via the rest of the pack until currently.

Razer recently announced at CES 2018 that will an over-the-air update “that will month” will give the Razer Phone Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 along with HDR support for Netflix. While supporting HDR isn’t revolutionary at that will point (Netflix HDR is usually already included in 5 some other Android phones), the inclusion of Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 for Netflix is usually.

With that will fresh audio setting, Razer Phone owners will get all 5 full-bandwidth channels, as well as one low-frequency effects channel, the standard for 5.1 surround sound. While that will has been built into some high-end PCs, the Razer Phone will be the first smartphone to feature the item. The upgraded sound quality will work with the Razer Phone’s external speakers along with the THX-certified USB Type-C to 3.5 mm audio adapter.

When the Razer Phone gets that will update, the item might just top the list of our best phones for streaming Netflix, with its 120 Hz refresh rate, front-firing stereo speakers, along with these fresh audio capabilities.

While Razer’s over-the-air update is usually free, you’ll need to upgrade to the Netflix premium plan in order to take advantage of the added HDR support. The plan will cost you $13.99 per month, yet you’ll have access to features like HDR, streaming to four devices at once, along with Ultra HD.

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Also coming with the update will be the Razer Phone’s first bloatware. Yes, the Netflix app, as well as the home screen widget, will appear on the Razer Phone after the update. yet who doesn’t love Netflix?

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