YouTube has added support for HDR video playback on Apple’s iPhone X, 8, and 8 Plus and IPhone X.
Videos of course need to have been shot in HDR, but you can check by tapping the three-dot menu icon and then looking for and selecting 1080p60 HDR, as shown above.
HDR video is more colorful and more radiant than traditional content.HDR means that you see a wider range of shades, from pure white to pure black. It allows you to see detail that would otherwise be lost in very dark or very bright areas of the image. Colors also display more shades, and viewers generally describe HDR video as having more depth and realism.
Netflix last year added HDR support for the iPhone X along with the iPhone 8 and iPad Pro, but it is only in the last few weeks that YouTube has offered access to Apple’s flagship iPhone.