tech2 News Staff
27. February 2019 09:25:34 IST
The Poco F1 was already launched in August 2018 by Xiaomi, but continues to be among the most powerful smartphones in the Rs 20,000-25,000 price range in India. One of the biggest complaints, however, was lack of support for Widewine L1
The problem that was supposed to be a hardware limitation was miraculously solved by Xiaomi's Poco team. The General Manager of Poco India, C. Manmohan, announced on Twitter, an update of the OTA with the fix will now finally appear for the beta users.
However, a report by XDADevelopers . The latest beta update for the Poco F1 enables HD streaming from Amazon Prime Video. However, the phone is said to have received certification for streaming HD content from Netflix.
people! You asked for it, we understood it. # POCOF1 is now Widevine L1 certified. We have started to introduce an OTA update (version 9.2.25) for beta servers. Once the beta test is completed, we will roll it in the upcoming stable updates. We really appreciate your patience. @IndiaPOCO
– C Manmohan (@cmanmohan) February 26, 2019
The global boss of Pocophone, Alvin Tse, announced earlier this month that certain partners (in this case Netflix does not want to certify any already certified devices, so HD Netflix content still does not work.
What is WideVine L1?
The answer is twofold: WideVine is a leading encryption scheme for secure licensing, distribution, and distribution Securing the playback of video on any device In simple terms, WideVine certification prevents the piracy of video content – consider it a very secure encryption-decryption standard WideVine has three levels, namely L1, L2 and L3 Devices, the WideVine L1 can support HD content, but in the case of Poco F1, the phone only supports WideVine L3, meaning that content is only available in SD (Stan dard definition).
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