Some variations of the Hulu app for Android TV will now have greater decision for video streaming, and thank god for that.
As noticed by Redditors this week and reported by 9to5Google, the max decision out there on the “App & Gadget Information” web page in Hulu’s Android TV app has jumped from 720p to 1080p. Gizmodo has confirmed that Hulu enabled 1080p decision on choose Nvidia Protect TV set-top packing containers and Sony Bravia TVs in an replace on March 23.
Beforehand, Android TV—which powers many Bravia units in addition to the Protect TV—was amongst a number of units that lacked assist for greater decision video. A Hulu support page up to date final in February states that 1080p at 60fps was restricted to fourth-generation and later Apple TV units, Chromecast, Fireplace TV units, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and choose Samsung TVs.
4K UHD content material supplied by the service is supported on a equally restricted set of units, together with fifth-generation Apple TV, Chromecast Extremely, Fireplace TV units, LG TVs, Roku, Vizio TVs, and newer Xbox consoles.
Ideally, high-resolution streaming can be out there on all units that assist the format. Nevertheless it’s potential that with the Protect TV’s AI upscaling capabilities, this wasn’t an excessive amount of of a problem for these customers. Nonetheless, it’s a welcome addition to the Hulu app, notably as many people are streaming greater than ever.
It’s a small win, positive. However I’ll take it.