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Lajos Nagy

Can I watch Google Play movies on my LG WebOS TV?

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Just bought a new LG 4K 55" TV (55UF77), everything seems to be the latest. I have YouTube app installed, can stream 4K videos (really nice!) but I was wondering whether I could watch Google Play movies on my TV? I mean, directly, through some WebOS app. (Because, 'indirectly', using a ChromeCast device I believe I could, but that would limit me to WiFi and thus to a limited bandwidth.)

 

Anybody has any insight on this?

 

(I'm located in Hungary and I can watch Google Play movies on my laptop no problem. So it's not a regional limitation or anything.)

 

Regards,

 

Lajos

 

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Hello,

are you sure it's in 4K stream? go to youtube app settings, you can turn on stream info details. On my 4K UB850, its only 720x12xx stream.... :(. os version 04.55.40 -1.3.3

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On web Browser of lg webos tv, my LB6520 play youtube videos only in 720p resolution. It does not show option of 1080p resolution.

Is it with you guys also when you play youtube in your browser.

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For YouTube 2015 models support VP9-video for 4k-videos.It's a codec that YouTube started using this year. 2014 models don't support it.

Google play movies app is now in premium apps for download(atleast in Finland).

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