As the entertainment world marches steady forward towards move 4K HDR content on line delivery platforms like Google Play Movies need to keep up with all of the formats and codecs that make the system work. Within the 4K HDR world, Dolby Vision is widely regarded as one of the best formats for delivery the best, brightest and wider dynamic range content.
According to the team at XDA, there’s evidence in the Play Movies APK that points towards a future implementation of the Dolby Vision format into Google’s movie and TV show service. While not extensive evidence, XDA did discover code for a Dolby Vision tag that would be attached to compatible media, this is a strong indication that the Google is indeed working on an implementation.
There’s no indication at this stage when Google may introduce Dolby Vision, but with the code showing up in the wide hopefully it won’t be that far off. Of course supporting the format is only component, your streaming device and TV also have to be compatible, better hit those boxing day sales!