Good news for Hulu streamer; users can now stream in 1080p on new Nvidia Shield TV set-top-boxes and Sony Bravia TVs, with the new Hulu’s Android TV apps.
According to Hulu users, some users witnessed the change in the “App & Device Info” page in the Hulu app. After updating, the app featured the new max video resolution as “1920 x 1080”.
According to the source, at least the Nvidia Shield from 2019 and Bravia TVs received the 1080p update which was first noticed on March 23rd. However, no such thing has been confirmed by the company.
The minimum bitrates it offers, includes:
- Standard Definition (SD): 1.5 Mbps
- High Definition (HD) 720p: 3 Mbps
- High Definition (HD) 1080p: 6 Mbps
- 4K Ultra HD: 16 Mbps
4K streaming is limited on Hulu as the 4K content is essentially limited to Hulu’s original shows and movies. According to Hulu, the devices streaming in 4K include the 5th generation Apple TV, the Chromecast Ultra, Amazon’s Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, LG UHD TVs from 2017 onwards, Roku devices, Vizio TVs with SmartCast, and the Xbox One S and X.
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