Is your phone a YouTube Signature Device?

YouTube has released a list of devices that are best for watching videos on its platform. The list is pretty short but includes the popular flagships from this year and the last.

According to YouTube, the below devices are said to support the following technologies – HDR, 360° video, 4K decoding, high frame rate, digital rights management performance and next-gen codecs like VP9.


The list consists of 18 smartphones from Samsung, LG, OnePlus, HTC, Huawei, Xiaomi, Google and Nokia.

Below is the list of YouTube’s signature devices:

Samsung Galaxy Note9

Samsung Galaxy S9

Samsung Galaxy S9+

Samsung Galaxy Note8

Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy S8+

OnePlus 6

Xiaomi Mi 8

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S

Sony Xperia XZ2

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

Huawei Mate 10 Pro

Google Pixel 2

Google Pixel 2 XL

Nokia 8 Sirocco

LG V30

HTC U12+

If your smartphone isn’t on the list, it probably doesn’t have support for one or more of the above. Is your phone on the list of YouTube Signature Devices?


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25 thoughts on “Is your phone a YouTube Signature Device?”

  1. My prof plz I need ur help on this? I am doing business toner refill, toner cartridges & many other things like that & I want to open website where I can display all what am selling, so that people & my customers can view my product. But I don’t know how to go about it and which kind of website I can open & how much can that cost me.

    Plz I urgently need ur help on this.

  2. so the likes of Infinix, Gionee, Techno etc don’t support HDR, 4k decoding, 360°video, VP9 hmm.
    I think is high time they seat up

  3. before reading the post, I already had the feeling Infinix wouldn’t make the cut. but It doesn’t diminish the love I have for my Note 4 in any way ?

  4. Morning prof, I know it does not correlate with the topic but Please I would like your opinion on this, I want to get a new high end device but I really don’t know which one to go for between
    Nokia X6+
    Samsung galaxy A9 star lite
    Huawei 9n
    Samsung A6/A6+
    Samsung j8
    And pls if anyone have a better device that’s not that costly kindly name them. Thanks


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