Netflix may be very specific about the kind of TV you watch Netflix on. Not that you’d have observed, given most TVs these days have some kind of app or hyperlink to Netflix. If that’s not the case, it’s also possible to get the service by way of a video games console, an Amazon Fireplace TV, Chromecast… the record is lengthy.
On the subject of the optimum Netflix expertise, nonetheless, there are solely two manufacturers which have made the reduce for Netflix in 2018: LG and Samsung.
The streaming large has launched its record of TVs for 2018 that it recommends and it actually desires you stream utilizing an LG 4K UHD TV with webOS four.zero or the Sony W800F / WF800 collection, full with Android TV.
To get on the beneficial record, the TVs must go fairly a stringent check. This contains, in response to Netflix, the next standards:
– A TV begins up immediately and will get to Netflix (or different web TV providers) inside just some seconds.
– The TV Permits customers to maneuver shortly and simply between apps
– And it has to return with the most recent model of Netflix (clearly)
– Lastly, it must help newer, extra immersive Netflix looking experiences, like video previews
If a TV does this and ticks off 5 out of the seven issues the standards calls for (together with having a Netflix devoted button on the distant) then it’s on the record.
Whereas the record is a little bit on the small facet in the mean time, Netflix does observe that: “We check all TVs that carry Netflix and can proceed to report new designations all year long as new units turn into out there or get up to date.”
For now, although, you possibly can see how speedy a TV must be by having a look at Netflix’s demo of a Sony W800F booting up Netflix and how briskly it really is.