We saw signs these changes were coming last week.Movies "from participating Hollywood studios" that`sFox, Lionsgate, NBC Universal, Sony, and Warner Bros purchased in
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HDHigh-Definitionquality will be available to stream in 4K as soon as that quality is available.That might sting a little if you`ve already amassed a library of 4K movies, but early adoption always comes at a premium.The free upgrade only applies to movies purchased before today, so don`t go buying a bunch of standard definition content in hopes it`ll appreciate in value.
Google has announced a couple of significant changes to Play Movies & TV that will have a considerable impact on owners of 4K televisions.Starting today, some previously-purchased movies will automatically be upgraded to 4K quality once it`s available.The price of newly-purchased 4K content on the platform is also going down.
More good (or annoying, depending on your purchase history) news: the average price of 4K films on Google(google.com) Play is now lower than before.You may check out Google`s top 4K movies here; some can be had for prices in the single digits.
Alternate Title: Google Play Movies upgrades SD/HD purchases to 4K for free
Most 4K Samsung(samsung.com) Smart TVs are now able to stream 4K content in the
GoogleTechnology companyPlay Movies & TV app, too, something that previously required external hardware like a Chromecast Ultra.
GoogleTechnology companysays it`s working with LG(lg.com) to get the functionality up and running on that company`s sets, as well.
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