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YouTube app not playing 4K content on KS8000

Has anyone else experienced Samsung's YouTube app restricting resolution to 1080p, even on 4K hdr videos?

I played an hdr video from the dedicated 4K section on the app, but the video stats never show the resolution moving above 1920x1080p.

Don't believe my internet connection is the issue, since the amazon app streams in 4K hdr easily.

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Tough area.

In reply to: YouTube app not playing 4K content on KS8000

Samsung doesn't write the app so back to google product forums and hope they will confirm. Remember the smart TV is like a Dell computer. For apps not from Dell or Samsung you may not get a straight answer from the product maker.

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ouTube app not playing 4K content on KS8000

In reply to: YouTube app not playing 4K content on KS8000

Samsung has just announced it will be updating the YouTube app on all of its 2016 Quantum Dot and 4K Ultra HD TVs so that they will support HDR content.

The update will automatically be installed over the air and you'll know when it's done because there will be a dedicated HDR section within the app and on YouTube's 4K channel.

YouTube has set up two dedicated HDR studios in Los Angeles and New York, where YouTube content creators can go to make new videos.

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