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Any way to play Netflix in 1080p?

Discussion in 'NEO U1' started by Shasoosh, Feb 3, 2018.

  1. Shasoosh

    Shasoosh Member

    The app I own only plays in SD. Does playing Netflix from Chrome on my Minix will play movies in HD?

    Thanks
     
  2. midnight

    midnight Moderator Moderator

    I believe the max you'll get is 720p with 5.3.1 .....
     
  3. Shasoosh

    Shasoosh Member

    Thanks for the reply. From what I'm seeing it seems like I'm getting SD only. I might be wrong but I couldn't find a way to view Netflix stats on my minix. Any key combo I tried that works on windows \ android didn't work for me. (CTRL+SHIFT+ALT+D etc')

    Is any one aware of a way to see netflix stats on the minix?

    Another question, 1080p netflix from chrome -How netflix can block this? Can't I just spoof the browser user agent to something like Windows to get 1080p?
     
  4. Villa

    Villa Administrator Administrator

    Probably could edit the build.prop like this...
    http://www.minixforum.com/threads/android-tv-on-the-minix-u9-h.16908/page-11#post-145050
     
  5. Shasoosh

    Shasoosh Member

    Thanks. I'll guess that i'll dive deeper eventually. No one else tried this on the U1 ?
     
  6. Shasoosh

    Shasoosh Member

    After some investigation, the max resolution I can get in Netflix is 720x480
    I guess there's no way around this, I'll have to replace it with something else that supports Netflix better.
     
  7. midnight

    midnight Moderator Moderator

    My family uses Netflix a lot but please remember it's not Minix that doesn't support Netflix but the opposite. Minix as well as other brands are in the same boat.... unless you are " Google Certified " Netflix really has no interest in you :( To me that's unfair ! Netflix as well as some other Apps are trying to force you to use certain brands of hardware ! My $ 10.99/ month is the same as my neighbors who might just be choosing to use a" Certified " device for his reasons. We pay the same amount so I should be able to choose my brand for my reasons and receive all the features he does o_O
    I may be wrong but that's how I see it :).....I'm sure it has to do $$
     
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  8. wasyl00

    wasyl00 New Member

  9. wrxtasy

    wrxtasy Well-Known Member

    The Minimum for even 720p Netflix with any Android device is:

    - Widevine L1 DRM
    - HDCP 1.x

    Without those you cannot even fake Netflix box approval and Google certifications.

    The MINIX U9-H has those copy protection mechanisms baked into Firmware which is why it is listed as 720/1080p Android TV Netflix possible,
     
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