Hulu brings again 4K streaming, works on Chromecast Ultra & Apple TV

Hulu is without doubt one of the largest streaming platforms on the market in the present day, however it lacks the 4K content material that its rivals in Netflix and Prime Video have in big amount. This week, Hulu quietly revealed that 4K streaming is again after it was beforehand eliminated, and it really works on Chromecast and Apple TV.

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Confirmed on Twitter (by way of the Verge), Hulu has formally introduced again the power to look at 4K content material after it was eliminated final 12 months. Hulu says that streamers will want a connection of not less than 16 mbps to streaming content material in UHD, and that’s in comparison with simply 6 mbps for 1080p content material.

Sadly, although, the content material out there in UHD high quality is proscribed to a really small variety of exhibits. At the second, it’s only Hulu’s original shows akin to The Handmaid’s Tale and Runaways, amongst others, that help 4K playback. That’s a brief record in comparison with the competitors.

Hulu can also be solely supporting 4K streaming on two platforms: Google’s Chromecast Ultra and the Apple TV 4K (fifth era). Hopefully, that may open to additional platforms akin to Roku and Android TV comparatively quickly.

While Hulu’s library of HD and 4K Ultra HD supported content material continues to develop, at the moment, it’s restricted to a choose record of programming, like all Hulu Originals. HD programming may be watched on most supported gadgets with the newest Hulu app. 4K Ultra HD programming is at present out there on:

  • Apple TV (fifth era or later)
  • Chromecast Ultra

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