During the presentation of the new Samsung Galaxy Note 9 we saw the announcement of the new seal, YouTube Signature Devices, that from now on YouTube will select the best mobile to reproduce the contents of its website, being the Galaxy Note 9 one of them.
The team of YouTube has worked with manufacturers to certify that devices comply with the performance requirements to provide the user with the best experience to view YouTube. Only 18 mobile have got the new seal YouTube Signature Device.
Features of the program YouTube Signature Devices
YouTube is taking into account six key points to certify a mobile device with the new seal of quality YouTube Signature Devices. The requirements are the following:
- HDR: compatibility with videos in HDR (High Dynamic Range, high dynamic range), to provide better contrasts, colors and more details.
- Videos in 360°: compatibility with videos, 360-degrees so fashionable has been with the viewers of augmented reality.
- Decoding 4K: Although not all devices come with screens 4K, the compatibility with the decoding 4K ensures that the device can play the video in its highest definition of a fluid.
- Frames per second high: The device has to be able to play videos at over 60 frames per second to be able to play the videos in a way extremely fluid.
- Codecs of the next generation: The devices have to support the hardware decoding VP9 Profile 2, an advanced technology of video codec that allows you to view high definition videos using less bandwidth.
- Performance of the DRM: The device has to be able to play fluently and without interruptions of any video protected by copyright, such as movie rental or in the new series of YouTube TV.
The 18 best mobile to watch YouTube, for the moment
then we leave you with the full selection of 18 mobile which according to YouTube are the best to view your videos, series and movies. This selection will be expanded with the arrival of new mobile.
|screen Size||Resolution||release Date|
|Samsung Galaxy Note 9||6,4″||1440p||Aug 2018|
|Sony Xperia XZ2-Premium||5,8″||4k||Jul 2018|
|HTC U12+||6,1″||1440p||May 2018|
|OnePlus 6||6,3″||1080p||May 2018|
|Xiaomi Mi 8||6,2″||1080p||May 2018|
|Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact||5,0″||1080p||Apr 2018|
|Sony Xperia XZ2||5.7 inch||1080p||Apr 2018|
|Nokia 8 Sirocco||5.5″||1440p||Apr 2018|
|Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S||6,0″||1080p||Mar 2018|
|Samsung Galaxy S9||5,8″||1440p||Mar 2018|
|Samsung Galaxy S9+||6,2″||1440p||Mar 2018|
|Pixel 2||5″||1080p||Oct 2017|
|Pixel 2 XL||6″||1440p||Oct 2017|
|the Huawei Mate 10 Pro||6,0″||1080p||Oct 2017|
|Samsung Galaxy Note 8||6,3″||1440p||Sep 2017|
|LG V30||6″||1440p||Aug 2017|
|Samsung Galaxy S8||5,8″||1440p||Apr 2017|
|Samsung Galaxy S8+||6,2″||1440p||Apr 2017|
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