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What's the highest streaming quality for my device?

Streaming quality can vary according to your internet connection at a particular time, but the table below shows the maximum available streaming quality.

Keep in mindYou'll need NOW Boost to watch in full HD. Find out more about NOW Boost

 

Device

Maximum streaming quality for regular NOW content

Maximum streaming quality for HD content (requires NOW Boost)

NOW Smart Stick

Black NOW Box

NOW Smart Boxes

Amazon Fire TV Stick (2nd & 3rd Gen, 4K, Lite & Basic Edition)

Amazon Fire TV Cube 2nd Gen (2019)

Amazon Fire TV 2nd Gen (2015) & 3rd Gen (2017)

Amazon Fire TV Edition – JVC 4K (2019) & HD/FHD (2020), Technika/Bush 4K (2020)

Nebula Soundbar (2019)

Chromecast 3rd generation*

Chromecast Ultra*

PS4 & PS5

Roku Express

Roku Streaming Stick

Samsung TV

Sony TV

YouView (including TalkTalk & BT TV boxes)

720p

1080p

Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound

All Sky Sports channels stream at 50fps

Xbox One

Xbox Series X/S

LG TV

(Boost only available with LG Web OS TV)

720p

1080p

Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound

50fps not currently available

Apple TV 4th gen & later720p

1080p

All Sky Sports channels stream at 50fps

5.1 not currently available

Android & iOS smartphones and tablets

PC & Mac

Chromecast 1st & 2nd generation*

720pN/A

 

*Not sure what generation Chromecast you've got? See the FAQs in this article for help identifying your device

We're constantly looking into ways to develop our service, and we'll be looking to bring full HD to more devices in the future.


 

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