When you`re browsing Netflix on your iPhone, you will see a section marked previews, which also stands out in view of the fact that it has circular thumbnails instead of the usual rectangles, and tapping on these will start playing the previews.Interestingly, the mobile previews are designed for vertical viewing, cut from existing trailers to fit the screen while holding your smartphone in portrait mode.once the feature was first shown to Gadgets 360, Todd Yellin, Vice President Product at Netflix explained that this is because most people browse Netflix in portrait mode, turning the phone to landscape only once it`s time to watch a show or movie.
Netflix on Thursday announced that it is bringing mobile previews to iOS, with Android to follow.Gadgets 360 had first reported about this
featureSpecial attractionover a month ago, and it is now available for users.This way, you may take a look at previews and decide if you want to watch a show.
Last year, Netflix had added video previews to the television interface, and at the time, the company told it hadn`t added the feature for mobile phones because it doesn`t fit the context.Now, taking a cue from "stories" on social media apps, Netflix has found a way to create previews work on mobile as well.
The previews are shown as a slideshow, and if you see something you like, you can either play it right away, or add it to your watchlist right from the same screen.And if the trailer isn`t interesting, you can swipe over to the next one.Each preview is only about 30 seconds long so it isn`t a major time commitment anyway.
As of now, the feature is only available for
iPhonecellular phone made by Appleusers - be that as it may, Android phones will follow soon, according to Netflix.
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