On the iPhone SE the maximum display resolution for YT videos is 1440p, not 1080p.
WTH is the point of having 1440p resolution on devices than only support 1080p?
It just take longer for the video to buffer and you wont seen much difference
I have 5.5 inch FHD IPS display phone and watching YouTube video at FHD and HD res its still same quality on my eyes. So even I have a IPhone 6 Plus (FHD IPS display), watching HD videos isnt problem, its will be make data savings than FHD video streamings.
Simon, 11 Jan 2017Lol, what's the point if the iPhone screens are low resolution at 750p.Yeah this is so weird.... Maybe they trying to burn iphone users data quota xP
H, 11 Jan 2017dude... if you have an Apple tv or smart tv, then it makes a difference Smart tv doesn't run ios. Apple tv is limited to hd by ios so YouTube app want change it. It's is a hardware that limits it end off.
Leo, 11 Jan 20174.7inch iphones have 750p screens not 1080p. Even the iPhone 7 only has 750p screens but now c... morethey force the screen but it is not the same 1440p on an iphone like a 1440p from a really 2k screen
4.7inch iphones have 750p screens not 1080p. Even the iPhone 7 only has 750p screens but now can play 1440p videos on youtube lol
Obviously the 'output' resolution won't be that high (high is relative here obviously again), but still it will look better.
It's like putting 4k sticker on your old tv, it only makes you feel better nothing else. HD screen can't display 4k content in 4k simple.
J o m s, 11 Jan 2017As if it will render the video in those HD resolutions. iCr@p has pathetic display resolution.Look at this genius. He probably watches Youtube in 4K on his 1080p laptop. Some people are amazing.
pika2000, 11 Jan 2017I can set youtube to play 4K video on my Windows 10 laptop regardless of the screen resolution... moreThe difference is a windows 10 Laptop can use external monitors/TVs so selecting any screen resolution available makes sense, at least from a programming point of view as it allows for the user to choice the output resolution.
I dont see why this is needed on a Phone.
J o m s, 11 Jan 2017As if it will render the video in those HD resolutions. iCr@p has pathetic display resolution.I can set youtube to play 4K video on my Windows 10 laptop regardless of the screen resolution. Are you saying Windows is pathetic as well?