From the next 1st of December, some models of Smart TV will no longer be supported with Netflix. So has announced this week the platform in a statement through its support page.Among the devices affected by this measure Netflix are some older models Smart TV of the brands Samsung, Roku, Sony, Toshiba or LG. In this way, Netflix will show on those tvs that will no longer be supported from that date the following message: “Due to technical constraints, Netflix will no longer be available in this device after December 1, 2019. Visit netflix.com/compatibledevices to see a list of compatible devices”.As explained from the platform, the message “appears multiple times on or before the date as a reminder”.Although there is no official list with the models that will no longer receive support from Netflix, some brands have given to know what tvs no longer have this platform from December 1.In the case of Samsung, the south Korean company has explained on their website that this change “will affect models of 2010 and 2011 sold in USA and Canada“, so the Samsung Smart TV in Spain are, for now, on the margin.Roku, for its part, has also reported that their media players Roku 2000C, Roku 2050X, Roku 2100X, Roku HD Player, Roku SD Player, Roku XD Player and Roku XR Player also have Netflix as of that date.In the same way, the devices LG prior to 2012 lack of this support, if well all of later dates can continue to enjoy this streaming service. The web LG has a section in which you can check which of their models are compatible with Netflix.With regard to the televisions of Toshiba, although there is not an official statement, specialized pages such as Computer Today ensure that the models that do not already have Netflix are the following: BDK21KU, BDX2150KU, BDX2200KU, BDX2250KU, BDX2500KU, BDX2700KU, BDX3000KU, BDX4150KU, BDX4200KU and BDX5200KU.Finally, Sony has published on its web a relation of models affected by this announcement, Netflix: this is some tvs of 2009, 2010 and 2011, Blu-ray players and other audio devices, or video.In case of doubt, Netflix has a paragraph in your web page where you can check what makes and models of Smart TV are compatible.To be able to continue watching Netflix it will not be necessary to change your tv, because there are multiple alternatives: through a game console —if accounts with a PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 or Xbox One— with a device like Chromecast or AppleTV, or using a decoder of Movistar.
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November 9, 2019
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